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How and Why to Improve Company Culture
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
A recent study by Speakap discusses the importance company culture has on improving employee loyalty and relationships. Speakap describes workplace culture as “the sum of a company’s values, traditions, beliefs,
10 Tips for Increasing Inclusivity
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Diversity in hiring is clearly important. But if the brilliant, diverse new hires feel uncomfortable being themselves at work, they will end up leaving. New research on workplace inclusion from the Limeade Institute found
Show Employees Appreciation (And Increase Engagement)
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Organizations with highly engaged employees realize many benefits, including improved business outcomes, increased employee loyalty, and higher retention. Employee turnover is costly in terms of time, energy, and money.
HEC Survey Provides Insight Into Effective Salary Structures
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Competitive base pay is essential to attract and retain the talent needed to help an organization thrive, and it begins with a competitive base pay structure. There are different methods to determine relative value of jobs
Free eBook! The Rise of HR: Wisdom From 73 Thought Leaders
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
73 of the world’s leading HR voices come together in a collection of essays published by the HR Certification Institute (“HRCI”): “The Rise of HR: Wisdom from 73 Thought Leaders.” This
Employee Holiday Gifts – Waste of Money or Useful Engagement Tool?
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Does your company give employees holiday gifts? According to research from Hawk Incentives, holiday rewards can motivate and engage employees, but most employers do not offer them. The research findings were based on a
Engaging and Retaining Talent, According to Ceridian
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
In the increasingly fierce fight for talent, organizations must learn how to engage employees at every career stage. To some degree, turnover is necessary and healthy. But for HR professionals, it’s crucial to
Five Pillars for Building Commitment
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
As a leader or manager, your time is valuable. One of the greatest keys to maximizing your success is building employee commitment. When you have high levels of commitment you gain so much: productivity, positivity,
Feature of the Month:

Wage and Hour Update

There have been many significant changes going on at the U.S. Department of Labor. This article discusses two proposed rules for which employers must be prepared, which will (1) increase the salary level thresholds for determining an exempt employee and (2) change the regular rate of pay calculation for overtime.

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