Finance News & Insights

Jared Bilski

Before coming to PBP, Jared was an assistant editor at PGA Magazine, a leading trade publication for the golf industry. His business-to-business writing experience includes beats in marketing, human resources and finance. He graduated on the Dean’s List from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in English. He is also a frequent contributor to various political humor websites.
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OT rule essentially dead, and the feds want your help drafting a new one

Good news for Finance: The current version of the DOL’s overtime rule is all but dead. [Read more…]

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Memphis becomes first to offer student loan repayment benefits: Who’s next?

Finance chiefs everywhere will want to keep a very close eye on the growing popularity of student loan repayment benefits. [Read more…]

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IRS clarifies maximum 401(k) loan amount rules: What Finance must know

Employers now have a bit more clarity when it comes to determining how to calculate the maximum amount of a participant’s 401(k) loan if they have taken out prior loans during the same plan year. [Read more…]

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3 ‘harmless’ job interview questions that can land you in big legal trouble

Your hiring pros probably go out of their way to avoid asking obvious questions about race, age, gender and disability during job interviews. [Read more…]

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Paid sex breaks for town workers gets voted down

When a Swedish politician proposed the radical idea of paying town workers for one-hour sex breaks to bolster the town’s birthrate, the politician and his little town garnered a ton of media attention. [Read more…]

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Double-check those resumes: The alarming trend impacting 85% of hiring managers

Planning on adding staff some time in the near future? It appears that there’s some new urgency to double- and triple-check those resumes and ask plenty of follow-up questions during the interview process.  [Read more…]

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A compensation plan even the smallest companies can implement

The big companies have the resources and staff to develop detailed compensation structures that are unique to their organization. [Read more…]

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Want to keep job-hopping Millennials long term? Offer this financial benefit

If you’re looking to hire Millennials in your Finance department but afraid of their job-hopping reputation, there’s one seldom-offered perk that will guarantee they stick around for the long term. [Read more…]

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Steal this company’s bulletproof blueprint for fighting FMLA abuse

There’s a right way and a wrong way to proceed when you suspect an employee is abusing his or her FMLA leave. [Read more…]

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State-mandated retirement plans aren’t dead just yet: What Finance needs to know

Your state may soon be allowed to require employers to automatically enroll workers in savings plan if they don’t offer retirement benefits – if this bill passes.  [Read more…]

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