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How to Avoid Peer Interview Mistakes

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Finding new talent that fits in with your company’s culture can be difficult. Peer interviews have become a common hiring practice, and an important part of determining whether a candidate is right for the position and the culture. However, there are some pitfalls of peer interviews. So how do you…

Changes To The Overtime Rules And How They May Affect You

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Thanks to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA), workers are guaranteed overtime pay at time and a half for any hours they work beyond the standard 40-hour work week, with exceptions to the rule based on the duties of the employee. Exemptions exist for executives, professionals, administrative employees,…

Warning Signs of Low Morale In The Workplace

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Managers and HR professionals often feel like they have a growing to-do list. Even if you cross one thing off, another five tasks take its place. This means that sometimes low morale in the workplace can go unnoticed. Most HR professionals and managers have great ideas for treating low morale,…

The Good News About The New Overtime Rule

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The DOL has released a new rule regarding overtime. And yes, it will cause extra headaches for businesses and the managers and HR professionals responsible for keeping them afloat. But when you consider the original proposal, the final rule we’ve got now actually has some good news. Of course, no…

How To Get The Termination Conversation Right

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Being on either end of the termination conversation is no fun. But it’s an unfortunately necessary part of business. Managers and HR professionals need to know how to handle this situation because it’s just unavoidable. But it can be less painful for everyone involved when you have the right approach….

Tips For Reducing Stress In The Workplace

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It’s no surprise that stress in the workplace has increased significantly over the past several years. Budgets and staff are slashed but work levels remain the same or sometimes increase. This leads to overworked employees who start to burn out or get sick more severely and more often due to…

What The ADA Has To Say About Working Overtime

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Sure, no one likes overtime but sometimes it’s unavoidable. But what happens when an employee can’t work overtime due to a medical condition? A recent ruling has gotten HR professionals and managers thinking long and hard about how they handle overtime. In the case, a former employee had a disability…

Getting Consistency From Your Employees

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There’s no doubt that some days will be better than others. Employees are humans so it’s natural that they have off days. But the key for managers and HR professionals is getting consistency from your employees. This will allow you to keep progressing even on those days when not everything…

E-Cigarettes in the Workplace

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E-cigarettes are all the rage right now. From current smokers who are trying to find a replacement for the dangerous side effects of tobacco cigarettes to non-smokers who are interested in a less harmful version of the smoking habit, E-cigarettes have started to enter into discussion in the workplace. This…

Avoiding Workplace Incentive Flops

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Managers and HR professionals are increasingly focused on company culture. Hugely successful companies like Netflix and Google have helped popularize this concept of collective values in the workplace. One way that HR professionals and managers are working toward solidifying their company’s workplace culture is by utilizing incentive programs. Incentive programs…