That’s right, 100 years ago today – August 1, 1916 – George Buck Sr. opened his private actuarial consulting office. We’ve been providing pension and benefits consulting services ever since.
Now, as we continue to work with clients around the world, we thought we’d celebrate where we came from, and look into the future of HR as we see it. Visit our website to learn about the company’s beginnings, how we’ve kept pace with developments over a century, ad the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for HR:
The Founder’s Story
Many of the principles and qualities that characterized Mr. Buck – his unwavering dedication, versatility, innovation, and standards of excellence – are also the hallmarks of our HR consulting and services firm today. Learn more about Mr. Buck in this “Past as Prologue” white paper.
A Look Ahead
Dean Aloise, global HR consulting leader, examines the innovative culture George Buck established and ties our legacy to the future.
In his “Our History Has Always Been About the Future” white paper, Aloise looks forward to the workplace of 2020 and examines the need to advance HR’s advocacy role through innovation, insight, and technical know-how in three major areas:
- Designing and administering health programs that reflect business goals and employee needs
- Focusing on the financial success of the business while supporting the financial future of employees
- Developing and implementing a people strategy that drives business success
In the Real World
More to Come
In the coming weeks HR Insights will feature special articles by our consulting leaders around the world as they talk about how things have changed in health care, retirement planning, talent management, communication, HR technology, and management. They’ll also share keen insights into the most exciting opportunities that will change the workplace in the next few years.
In the meantime, bookmark the anniversary page on our website and watch for more flashbacks, insights and updates as we start out on our next 100 years.