Jared’s writing career began in 2005, when he became an assistant editor for PGA Magazine, a leading trade publication for the golf industry. In 2008, Jared joined Progressive Business Publications (the parent company of PBP Media and HR Benefits Alert), and has covered a number of business areas such as marketing, finance, and HR and benefits, and written several white papers.
For the past three years, Jared has worked exclusively in the HR and Benefits field, as editor-in-chief of the semimonthly print newsletter What’s New in Benefits & Compensation, administrator of Whats News in Benefits and Compensation and, recently, as a contributing editor on the HR Benefits Alert website. Jared graduated from Penn State University where he majored in English. He is also a frequent contributor to a number of humor websites.
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