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14 February, 2020

Are You A Caring Organization?

By |2020-02-18T10:52:22-05:00February 14, 2020|

As an HR professional working with many senior care agencies, I have found my attention focused with increasing frequency on the impact of family caregiving in the workplace. According to a recent report by the Harvard Business School (HBS), [...]

2 January, 2020

Cannabis Conundrum At Work

By |2020-01-15T09:28:25-05:00January 2, 2020|

  At a times when CBD-infused products are everywhere, it is hard to weed the facts from misinformation regarding the status of cannabis (and its derivatives) when it comes to employment. Many employers are confused on what products are [...]

6 November, 2019

How To Communicate New FLSA Regs

By |2019-11-06T13:07:16-05:00November 6, 2019|

What Is Changing On FLSA Exemption? In September 2019, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced it was raising the earnings thresholds necessary to qualify for FLSA exemption from overtime for executive, administrative and professional employees. The updated earning threshold [...]

10 July, 2019

The Stay Interview

By |2019-10-07T00:45:09-04:00July 10, 2019|

Why do managers wait for a resignation to sit own with a valued employee and understand what it would take to keep them? Frankly, it doesn’t make sense. A better approach is to institute regular stay interviews with at least your key players. Of course, in most small and midsize businesses, most employees ARE key players.