Though overall job tenure in America ticked up in 2012, the amount of time at the job is still shorter than many assume. The median (mid-point) length of time on the job is 5.4 years, according to the new research from the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI). In addition, the overall median tenure of workers’ length of employment in their current jobs was slightly higher in 2012, at 5.4 years, compared with 5.2 years in 2010 and 5.0 years 29 years ago, in 1983. Visit ebri.org for more information.
First Southern Bank furthered its philanthropic commitment to the Central Florida community this past holiday season by launching two collection drives that took place through Dec. 21. The bank spearheaded the effort by asking community members to donate and bring nonperishable food items for the Christian Service Center and personal hygiene items for Lakeside Behavioral Healthcare to all of its Orlando area locations.
The University Club of Orlando recently raised more than $800 and collected more than 150 toys during its Cocktails for a Cause to benefit Toys for Tyler, the charitable organization that collected more than 2,000 toys for children at Arnold Palmer Hospital last year. Toys for Tyler is named for Orlando cancer survivor Tyler Youtz, who started the annual effort with a single toy in 2004, then 11 toys in 2005, and 156 toys the following Christmas.