Staffing & HR

How to Effectively Manage Remote Employees: Lessons Learned From Apple and Google

[ad_1] By Denis Kryukov Although the world of large corporations may be different from the world of small business, there are still many lessons smaller companies can learn from organizations like Apple and Google. One of these valuable insights concerns remote teams and how to organize and manage them. Remote teams are more than “the …

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Toxic Employees Can Have Deadly Consequences for Your Business

[ad_1] Toxic employees are like any other dangerous substance; in the context of a business, they can poison a workplace. What may have once been a congenial group of employees can seemingly turn into a renegade band in which no one has any loyalty to the company or even cares what happens in the future …

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The DOL Proposed Overtime Rule: Will Your Company Be in Compliance?

[ad_1] By Tonya Fletcher Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a proposed rule that would make nearly a million workers eligible to receive overtime pay. The proposed rule is for white-collar exemptions to overtime, which refers to employees with duties that primarily involve executive, administrative, or professional responsibilities as defined by …

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8 Tips for Hiring When the Unemployment Rate Is Low

[ad_1] Small businesses often struggle to find the perfect job candidate, even in times of plenty. But when the national unemployment rate is at record lows, hiring becomes even more difficult. At the beginning of the decade, the unemployment rate climbed to 10%. Now that it’s below 4%, business owners are scrambling to hire whoever …

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Pay Equity: Are You Paying Your Employees Fairly?

[ad_1] Is pay equity getting a fair shake at your business? In 2017, female full-time, year-round workers made only 80.5 cents for every dollar earned by men, a gender wage gap of 20%, according to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. If progress toward pay equity continues at the current snail’s pace, IWPR estimates it …

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5 HR Tasks You Can Streamline With Smart Processes

[ad_1] Smart process applications are strategically designed to streamline HR department resources while saving companies money and time. Because HR tasks are often repetitive and monotonous, automating tasks frees up valuable time, allowing your HR staff to focus on other important things. Automated processes are also beneficial since they improve data accuracy, efficiency, and consistency. …

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