HR’s Top Five to Watch for in 2016 And What to Do Now

  #5 LGBTQ Review your policies to ensure that they do not discriminate against the LGBT community. If you have an EEOC policy (which you should) ensure that it expands the anti-discrimination protections to include transgender individuals or sexual orientation. Also, you must provide same-sex married couples the same health...

Recruiting & Retention Talent Management Today

Of the numerous challenges facing today’s employers, one continues to stand out: find, acquire and retain talent. Why? Talented employees are in limited supply, and very much in demand. That’s why recruiting these employees can be quite costly, especially for smaller employers who lack the resources of larger employers. So...

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...

Are You Ready for 2016?

Year-end can be a pretty hectic time for many of us. As a business owner though, this is an ideal time to work on positioning your firm for a prosperous new year. Important areas to focus on for 2016… Think about strategic planning. Evaluate your firm’s successes as well as...

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...