Lisa Satonick, SPHR, SHRM-SCP gives some ideas for keeping your staff motivated, even during the busiest times:
At an accounting firm, we are very familiar with busy times of the year. Tax season can be difficult, with long hours and lots to do! The best way to keep staff motivated and show that you appreciate them is to offer them opportunities to relieve their stress. Below, I’ve outlined a few ideas you can implement in your workplace.
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Lisa Satonick, SPHR, SHRM-SCP suggests a simple way to help keep your business in compliance with labor laws- by keeping your labor law posters current:
Did you know that if even you have one employee, you are required to post labor law posters? Labor law posters define those federal and state employment laws that all employers must comply with at their place of business. These posters also notify employees of their rights under these laws. Employment laws ch Read More >>
As you may know, the final Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA’s) overtime rule was set to go into effect Thursday, December 1. A federal judge in Texas put the brakes on the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) new federal overtime rule, which would have doubled the FLSA’s salary threshold for exemption from overt Read More >>
Lisa Satonick, SPHR, SHRM-SCP reminds business owners that employees need year-round evaluation of their goals and performance:
One of the biggest mistakes a company can make is approaching the performance evaluation process with just a one-time annual meeting. While having an annual performance evaluation is better than no feedback at all, consistent feedback should carry on throughout the year until the next review. There are several reasons that k Read More >>
Lisa Satonick, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, explains breaking news regarding The Fair Labor Standards Act:
After months of speculation about the final rule, the Department of Labor announced on Wednesday that the new minimum salary threshold for overtime exemption will be $47,476 as of December 1, 2016.
With the new rule in place, all salaried employees making less than $47,476 must be paid overtime for all hours worked over the 40-hour regular work week limit, regardle Read More >>
Lisa Satonick, SPHR, SHRM-SCP explains why you can’t undervalue this social networking tool when you’re recruiting new candidates:
As small business owner, you wear many hats. Your ever-shifting role may even take the shape of the company recruiter, and anyone who has the task of recruiting knows it’s a full time job. Recruiting a quality candidate is only successful when you build a network of contacts and prospects who trust that you have the Read More >>