The State of Employment
Tackling the talent crisis needs to have a two-pronged solution: recruiting and retaining. Discover the facts and what the 'state of employment' actually looks like.
EMPLOYEE HEALTH MANAGEMENT
Learn about the importance of corporate wellness, how you can implement it into any size business, and how you can execute healthier practices into your personal and professional life to achieve balance.
what the FLSA changes mean for you
The Department of Labor has decided that effective December 1, 2016, that threshold will be raised to $47,476 to promote fair pay for a day's work. This means employers will need to re-evaluate what employees are truly exempt and who should be non-exempt.
An overview of workers' compensation in michigan
Learn about the workers' compensation law in Michigan from an employers perspective. Review topics and answer questions such as when the laws apply, what benefits an employee may be entitled to, and so on.
Faces of change: generations in the workplace
Some organizations have up to five generations working at once. Dig deeper into what influences have shaped each of the generations and how this has affected their work style preferences.
aligning your team for peak performance
When there is discord in your team you may feel helpless to solve the problem. Strategies to harmonize your department may work well for some team members, but not so much for others.
Exempt or not exempt - that is the question
Virtually every employer must comply with the federal Fair Labor Standards Act; this requires the payment of overtime to employees working more than 40 hours per week unless the employee is exempt.
Succession planning in family owned businesses
Succession planning doesn't begin late in the business founder's career, it begins early on in the company's evolution. So how do you keep the momentum going through succession?
The Difference between direct hires and contractors
When hiring for your company it is important to know your options. Knowing the different types of placement and benefits associated with those placements is key in expanding your company.
Selecting Talent: Being Compliant and Effective
Effectively selecting talent doesn't start with a job posting and end when a candidate has been selected. Selecting talent ends with ensuring the right person accepts the offer and joins the organization.
How to Prepare for Year-End Now
Preparing for year-end payroll doesn't have to be a process that only takes place at year-end. By taking little steps each month, or even each quarter, you can ensure a smoother, more efficient year-end.
Empowering your team
Empowerment can have a greater impact on your bottom line than any other strategy you implement. Learn how you can empower your employees and increase your bottom line.
reframing the dreaded performance review
Performance reviews create anxiety for managers and employees alike; it's hard to know who dreads them more. Learn how to use performance reviews to motivate and encourage, rather than criticize.
finding the right talent for your culture
Now more than ever we are seeing how big a role company culture plays in recruiting and bringing new hires on board. Find the right candidate is crucial wen looking at employee engagement and growth.
Architecting Your Leadership team for high performance
Optimizing your leadership teams for high performance is a must for today's businesses, but there are many components to putting together a successful team. Discover how you can accelerate the start-up of your team and maintain high levels of performance.
When Trouble comes to work
27% of Americans have suffered abusive conduct at work, according to the Workplace Bullying Institute. Find out how you can prevent violence from happening in your workplace.
Self-defeating habits of otherwise brilliant people
Through thousands of seemingly insignificant interactions, teams unknowingly create environments that are either cohesive or adversarial. Discover how you can eliminate unconscious behaviors that spark power struggles and mistrust.
Skilled Trades: Now & Then
Skilled trades employees play a crucial role in helping organization meet the demand of their customers. The need for skilled employees has changed dramatically over the last 10 years. The economy is rebounding and the job market has made a positive shift, making employees harder to find.