15 04, 2019

6 Ways to Build a High Trust Workplace Culture

Are you looking for ways to make your employees more productive, foster the development of innovative ideas and retain your team while maintaining a client-centered focus? One of the ways to accomplish these goals is to develop your company’s culture in a way that fosters high trust between management, [...]

15 03, 2019

Overtime Rule Changes... Round 2

Back in May of 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a significant change to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), with the changes to have been effective December 1, 2016. The FLSA law establishes the right to a minimum wage and governs overtime pay. At the last minute, at the end of November 2016, the [...]

12 03, 2019

The Importance of Mental Health Support at Work

“It is an odd paradox that a society, which can now speak openly and unabashedly about topics that were once unspeakable, still remains largely silent when it comes to mental illness.”  – Glenn Close We need to talk about mental health for three primary reasons: To eliminate the stigma associated with people [...]

15 02, 2019

The Benefits of Yoga at Work

  It’s no surprise - sitting for long periods of time can have a negative effect on your health. For many of us, a day at work includes slouching over our desks, straining as we look at phones and computers, and tensing our hands as we type and scroll day in and day out. This sedentary lifestyle increases [...]

1 02, 2019

What is Pinpoint Pricing (And Why You Should Use It)

Editor’s Note: This article is written by Marc Mullis, Founder/CEO of Payformance Partners and was originally published on Payscale.com  For decades, businesses used grade-based salary ranges to manage employee salaries. As an administrative tool kept in a three-ring binder on our desks, grade-based salary [...]

14 01, 2019

What Can You Do to Prevent Harassment in the Workplace?

Since the birth of the #MeToo social media movement in October 2017, the #MeToo hashtag has been used 19 million times on Twitter alone.¹ This wide-spreading movement was a sobering reminder that abuses of power commonly occur, and are often unreported. However, over the past year, as both women and men have [...]

1 01, 2019

An Overview of 2019 HR Updates

Hello 2019!  2018 was a busy year from a regulation change standpoint, so that means a lot of things are different for companies in 2019.  We are seeing more and more that employment laws and regulations are being changed at the state and local levels, more so than at the federal level. Things move a little [...]

19 12, 2018

Celebrating the Holidays and Diversity in the Workplace

The winter holidays are a great opportunity for employees to bond over social events and sugar cookies, but they can also be a source of conflict for HR managers, who must make sure the season doesn’t lead to hurt feelings, discomfort or worse—a charge of religious discrimination. It’s not advisable—and [...]

12 12, 2018

3 Outdated HR Practices to Lose in 2019

Do you know why your company engages in the HR practices that it does? If you are applying HR practices simply because your policies are “how it’s done,” it may be time to take a second look at your handbook. Sure, it can be easy to develop HR policies that reflect practices you’re familiar with, but are you [...]

20 11, 2018

10 Ideas That Will Help You Reinvent Your Hiring Process — and Make Better Hires

To be 20% better, all you have to do is be more efficient doing what you’re now doing. To be 100% better, you have to start over. You've probably heard that there were 6.7 million job openings in July 2018, which exceeded the number of people looking for work, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Yet [...]