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What HR managers need to know about the new FLSA overtime rule

Posted on Dec 3, 2019 1:00:00 PM by John Duval

After a protracted debate (and after over 15 years since the last update in pay requirements) the Department of Labor released its updates to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in September 2019. The new rule— which will go into effect on January 1, 2020— increases the salary threshold for white-collar exemptions, clarifies the role of bonuses, and raises the pay level required for the “highly compensated employees” exemption. 

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[HR Roundup] Employees coming to work sick, 3 factors to improve employee retention + more HR news

Posted on Nov 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM by John Duval

With Thanksgiving coming up later this week, the holiday season is in full swing. In offices around the country, this time of year comes with a mixed bag of personal and professional obligations, including holiday parties and end-of-year deadlines. With so much going on, it can be tough to stay aware of HR news. But not to worry: we’ve got you covered! Read on to see what’s happening in the world of work this month.

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How managers can prevent employee burnout

Posted on Nov 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM by John Duval

Many modern employers are focused on improving employee engagement metrics, and for good reason: high engagement is associated with greater productivity and higher morale. But when it comes to employee engagement, it’s possible to have too much of a good thing. There’s a fine line between highly-engaged employees and those who are at risk of burning out. 

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How to reward employees for good work

Posted on Nov 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM by John Duval

Elementary school teachers and parents of young children have long been known to use sticker charts to incentivize positive behavior. They’re onto something that managers and employers should take note of: to increase morale and productivity, a little recognition goes a long way.

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How to use interviews to create a strong candidate experience

Posted on Nov 5, 2019 12:00:00 PM by John Duval

As competition for the best talent heats up in most industries, it’s important for recruiters and hiring managers to consider how they come across to job seekers. Starting with a great job posting all the way through to a job offer, smart recruiters and hiring managers try to put the best foot forward and create a positive experience for job candidates.

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