Casual Fridays began in the 1980s, a non-compensation perk that allowed employees to dress down once per week. It was initiated during a deep recession when businesses were looking for ways to boost morale, given that pay increases were limited or frozen.
Available and publicized job openings mean the receipt of multiple applications, sometimes numbering in the hundreds for just one position. Human Resources departments are often strained under the weight of the responses, but careful consideration must be made to ensure that competitive candidates are not overlooked.
Is it worth your time and trouble to apply for a rebate? Do you really want to take time from your busy day to fill out forms, cut out UPC codes and round up receipts, knowing full well that six or eight weeks from now, you might still be waiting for your mail carrier to bring you a small check?
When it comes to battling credit card fraud, financial institutions have come a long way in terms of protecting their consumer’s welfare.