employment contract, and how many
years remain. How long has he or she
been employed with the organization?
You’re looking for stability in staff during
your term on the board.
Your nomination won’t be revoked
because you ask revealing questions,
Featherstone says. If you get the right
answers, you’ll be eager to make a favorable impact on the community, members
and stakeholders whom you will represent.
Other benefits include offering a flexible work
schedule ( 26 percent), telecommuting ( 18
percent), public transportation discounts ( 14
percent), and rewarding employee performance with a gas card ( 14 percent). The survey
also found some employers ( 12 percent)
assist employees with organizing carpools,
help new hires find housing close to the office
( 4 percent) and offer a monetary incentive for
employees to buy hybrid cars ( 1 percent).
Making the transition from longtime
worker to retiree may be difficult for
some. Robert Half Management
Resources found that 75 percent of
workers polled believe consulting to
be an attractive segue into retirement. Forty-seven percent say the
ability to remain in the workforce
while working fewer hours is the most
attractive characteristic of consulting,
while 38 percent believe earning
money to supplement their retirement is the greatest benefit.
As rising gas prices cut into personal
budgets, many workers are getting help
from an unl ikely source: their
employers. A recent Society for Human Resource
shows the most
( 42) percent was to
to the IRS