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Snapshot: Health costs up how much?

Health care costs rose an average of 11% for U.S. employers in 2017.

Snapshot: U.S. students only slightly above average

The United States ranks solidly in the middle of the pack among 72 nations rated in the latest Program for International Student Assessment.

Snapshot: Prevalence of remote workers

Fully 63% of departments surveyed have some remote team members.

Snapshot: Millennials are staying put

Good luck convincing your millennial employees to accept transfers to other locations.

Spring flings: Love is in full bloom in the workplace

Romance in your workplace may be more common than you think.

From worst to first: Nevada job creation surges

Nevada showed the strongest job growth in the United States last year, capping a six-year rise from the lowest of lows to the highest of highs.

Snapshot: U.S. computer scientists from other nations, 1970 – 2010

The percentage of foreign-national computer scientists, many of whom came to the United States on H-1B visas, has increased steadily in the last 40 years.

Managing retention and turnover is top HR challenge

A new survey by the Society for Human Resource Management suggests that a strong job market is affecting where HR departments focus their efforts.

Snapshot: EEOC charges of religious bias, 2006 – 2016

Complaints of religious discrimination filed with the EEOC have increased by 50% since 2006 and 80% since 2001.

Depressed real estate market stunted job mobility

Upside-down mortgages and stagnant home sales affected job mobility during the Great Recession and likely made the economic slowdown even worse than it would have been anyway.