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Economic Outlook and HR Trends

As the saying goes, “all good things must come to an end…” – while our economy continues to grow, the growth is slowing. According to The Kiplinger Letter, the United States gross domestic product (GDP) will grow 2 percent, annually, over the next five years.  However, it could drop below two percent in the [...]

By |2019-10-03T09:52:33-07:00February 11th, 2019|Phillip Blount & Associates|0 Comments

Gridlocked: 2019 Salary Budget Increase Projections

Our economic growth is flourishing! The United States’ unemployment rate is as low as 3.9 percent, as reported by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and our real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at a rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter of 2018, according to a “second estimate” by the [...]

By |2019-10-07T05:44:32-07:00September 11th, 2018|Financial, Phillip Blount & Associates|0 Comments

The Latest Changes and Trends in HR: What to Look for in 2018

by Lauren Belcher at Phillip Blount & Associates Last year, our compensation team at Phillip Blount & Associates looked at several changes in HR trends and regulations that were anticipated in 2017.  During the past year, we have seen the first steps toward changes in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the Fair Labor [...]

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