Key to Understanding Millennials? Dispelling the Myths…

We have heard all the stereotypes…Millennials are an entitled, selfish generation who don’t understand loyalty or commitment and who don’t respect authority. The disconnect has caused many a recruiter headaches and frustrated upper management. But it’s a miscommunication worth fixing considering that Millennials are 35% of the working population. By...

Proposed Changes in the Fair Labor Standards Act

On Monday, July 6, 2015, in response to a March 2014 executive order signed by President Obama, the Department of Labor (DOL) published a “Notice of Proposed Rulemaking”, which is a 60-day period for comments on the proposed changes to the current duties tests under the FLSA.   What does...

We Need To Talk About Succession!

Woody Allen’s famous quip, “I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying,” perfectly expresses the kind of wishful thinking that often gets in the way of preparing for the future. A huge wave of baby boomers has been pushing through the...

Embrace Your Employee Handbook

Many employers have a tendency to shy away from handbooks for various reasons. However, instead of being intimidated by handbooks, employers should be embracing them. Here are five good reasons why you should have and embrace your employee handbook: 1. Handbooks Set Employee Expectations. Handbooks allow you to clearly set...