There are many reasons more small to mid-size companies are outsourcing their human resources and personnel management functions. Human resources used to be a small part of operating a business, but has become much more involved thanks to complex federal regulations, the growing importance of e ..
We've seen even the best HR professionals driven to a point of exasperation as the growth of their company has outpaced their team's ability to keep up with their growing responsibilities. The beauty of outsourcing is that isn't necessarily all-inclusive. A company can partner with an HR or ..
FLSA stands for the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and it is a federal law which establishes minimum wage, overtime pay eligibility, recordkeeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in federal, state, and local governments. FLSA can b ..
Human resources is a professional function, but to truly understand the value of outsourcing your human resources, it is best to think of it as a trade or craft. Could you learn how to roof your house, side your shed, hang and finish new drywall in your house, or replace the engine in your ..
Do the benefits outweigh the drawbacks? Currently in CA the minimum wage is $9.00 an hour and will increase to $10.00 by January 1st, 2016. By raising the state minimum wage it also increases the minimum salary level required for employees who are exempt from overtime. Those considered & ..
An underperforming worker in your company is cause for concern. Not only does your business suffer from the lack of productivity of one employee, but the lack of effort is disconcerting to the rest of your staff. Morale in the office drops and grumbling ensues. Learn how to motivate an underachi ..
When you improve the lives of your workers, your company reaps the benefits. One way to make gains in organizational development is to create a comprehensive wellness policy. When human resources contributes to the health of employees, they are more productive. Here are various components to c ..
You, as a manager, concern yourself with the needs of your company. You are the leader who makes critical decisions that either profit the business or cause it to fail. Your employees are your team, and you need their respect. They are the ones who decide if you are a good boss. Show them you va ..
The old axiom about it being a whole new world is true for the art of public speaking and presentations. Forget about starting with a quote or joke and don't struggle with an overused slides to make your points. Here are some fresh ways to keep your audience and yourself engaged in your speech. ..