If we've learned one thing in our decades of HR experience, it's that ignorance is not bliss. While Arizona Proposition 206 did not come as a surprise to the HR world, it has certainly taken its … [Read more...] about Arizona Prop 206: Paid Sick Time
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published monumental changes to the overtime rule that will make approximately 4.2 million currently exempt employees eligible for overtime pay later this year. The … [Read more...] about The New Overtime Rule 2016
How are you leading your team? From the back? With your mind? Or with your heart? Recent Gallup study, State of the American Workplace, revealed only 30 percent of the nations' workers were fully … [Read more...] about Increased Employee Engagement Equals Increased Profit
Over the past few years, the concept of employee benefits has changed. In the old days, a company could provide its workers with a package of paid time off, decent health insurance and a 401(k) plan, … [Read more...] about Why You Need to Offer This Important Employee Benefit
Are you planning on taking a vacation this summer? You should be! Studies show that employees who utilize their paid vacation days are happier and healthier, and more productive when they return to … [Read more...] about You Should Be On Vacation!
Summer is quickly approaching, for some people that means summer intern season! If your company is planning on engaging an intern, or would like to but are concerned about the regulations, read … [Read more...] about Summer Interns – Are You Sure?
It's That Time of Year ….. Time to get the OSHA 300 Summary Posted Employers are required by OSHA to complete Form 300, the Injury and Illness Log, and must post Form 300A, the Summary of … [Read more...] about DEADLINE: OSHA 300 Summary Posted by February 1st!
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. What does that mean for employers? There are things that employers can do to help recognize and support employees who may be victims of domestic … [Read more...] about October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Hiring the right people for customer service positions can be very challenging. We all have had experiences where our opinion of a business was formed, good or bad, after speaking with just one … [Read more...] about Is Your Customer Service Scaring Away Customers?