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Citi Employees to be Given Day Each Year to Take Action on Personal Finances

Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) November 13, 2007

Citi has announced a new employee benefit that will give its 2,700 Australian employees a day off each year to review and take action on their personal finances. Known as the ‘Citi Financial Health Day’, the initiative will be rolled out from January 2008 and is aimed at building a financially fit workforce.

Citi employees will be given a wide range of options to help them get to grips with personal financial management ranging from creating a basic savings plan and managing debt, to developing an investment portfolio and planning for retirement. Employees will be given time to visit finance professionals, attend seminars and generally engage in activities that assist them to proactively manage their finances.

Research conducted by Citi shows the average Australian worker spends around two hours per month managing their personal finances at work. This suggests people are selling themselves short by placing such a low priority on a topic of high importance. Citi aims to change this mindset by giving employees the opportunity to take a meaningful amount of time to attend to their finances instead of trying to slip it in during a lunch or coffee break.

New Global Report Finds Gen Y Employees Least Engaged

Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) August 7, 2008 A global study, The State of Employee Engagement 2008, finds that Generation Y employees are the least engaged in the workplace on four continents. The new report was issued by Princeton consultants BlessingWhite. The The State of Employee Engagement 2008 explores workplace attitudes among three generations of employeesContinue Reading

– Careers – James Mandell, Voiceover LA

This week in careers host Lisa Johnson Mandell is joined in studio by a very familiar face, her husband James Mandell. But don’t worry this is a business call as he helps shed light on the realities of looking for work in the voiceover industry in the wake of the enormous popularity of the homelessContinue Reading

Bestsellers – Coffee!

Meet Zoe (the tech entrepreneur), Jules (the HR consultant), Nina (the mommy blogger), Taylor (the travel consultant) and Abby (the accountant); five women balancing life career and book club. Sponsored by SFN Group WATCH, CONNECT AND SUBSCRIBE TO BESTSELLERS OFFICIAL SITE: YOUTUBE FACEBOOK: TWITTER: ITUNES: SFN GROUP presents BESTSELLERSContinue Reading

Information Technology IT Careers

This video explains what soft skills are needed in information technology (IT) careers.