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WNC’s average wages inch up, but still trail NC, US

With job creation now occurring at a healthy pace, economists and journalists have turned their attention to wage growth, which has been slow in recent years. But Buncombe County’s average weekly wage in first quarter 2017 surged by eight percent from same period last year,...

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What Are the Best Employee Perks? 4 Questions to Ask First

Over half of US employees admit they are searching for a new job or watching for openings. Many consider financial benefits such as bonuses, pensions and profit-sharing plans pivotal factors in switching jobs. Gallup’s “State of the American Workforce” report recommends employee benefits that offer flexibility...

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