October 2011

Why You Should Participate In Your Company’s 401(k)

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team October 28, 2011

Wondering why to participate in your company’s 401(k) plan? In this climate of economic uncertainty, preparing for your financial future may seem intimidating, if not downright daunting. Enrolling in your company’s 401(k) can help ease your anxiety by taking a critical step in planning for your retirement. “A 401(k) plan is one of the easiest […]

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First Step To Online Security: Secure Your Smartphone

by HR Team October 26, 2011

Securing your smartphone is one of the smartest moves you can make to protect yourself. Mobile devices do more than provide a personal line of communication; they are also an integral part of our day-to-day business communication channels. Our smartphones connect us to our clients and colleagues, our email, conference calls and a number of […]

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There’s An App For That: Mobile Learning, Or M-Learning

by Sue Maden October 20, 2011

You’ve heard that tag line. As smart phones continue to soar in popularity, apps appear for everything from finding a local eatery to a bubble wrap app that lets you virtually pop a sheet of, yes, bubble wrap. But apart from these somewhat helpful to slightly entertaining apps, some good ones have emerged, too. And […]

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Wellness Programs In The Workplace

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team October 17, 2011

It’s well known that healthy employees are more productive employees. When you ask your team to put in the extra hours it takes to make a company go from good to great, sometimes their health gets set aside for a while. Why not provide a wellness program within the company to help them stay fit, […]

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The 411 On Your 401(k)

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team October 15, 2011

When you begin your career at a corporation, there are three big numbers you have to deal with: 401. Your 401(k), that is. There’s a lot of talk surrounding your 401(k) retirement plan and what to do once you’ve begun saving. But when you’ve just started on the path to retirement savings, there are many […]

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