Coffee for HR Professionals

Capital Metro is hosting an event for HR professionals to learn more about MetroWorks, a program that helps employers provide discounted transit to employees. MetroWorks, a bulk purchasing plan that allows employers to offer employees and students discounted transit passes, is also an effective recruiting and retention tool! Participants who have used the program have […]

Back to School….and Back to Traffic

Schools and universities are about to start up again, and that means traffic patterns are also going to change. While summer’s flexibility gave some the chance to try new options, a return for most people to predictable work and school schedules means that rush hour traffic will be pretty rough. Luckily, many employers and individuals […]

More Employers Looking at Commuting as a Hiring and Retention Issue

The Austin Business Journal recently wrote about companies beginning to consider commute times when they think about location, in part because commute times affect hiring and retention. “Data now reveals that commute time can have a major negative impact on new hire retention. Firms like Xerox, KeyBank, and Gate Gourmet and advisory firms including Kenexa, […]