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 [...]

12 02, 2019

How to Spot High-Potential Employees

Want to understand the meaning of core competencies when they are associated with business? They’re intimately entwined in understanding and predicting which employees will become your superstars. Every business needs to plan for the future, and that means figuring out early on which employees have high [...]

2 02, 2016

Uncomfortable Conversations With Employees

Are you reluctant to confront a sensitive issue with an employee because you are unsure how to address it? Are you worried how they will respond? Having difficult conversations at work is never fun. When you throw in sensitive topics, like bad behavior, skimpy clothing and body odor, you might need extra [...]