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 & ..
The holiday season is soon to be upon us with lots of corporate gatherings and events to attend. The first and most important rule to remember is that no matter how fun and festive the event, it’s still business and your place of work. Here are some offices tips and guidelines to ensure ..
Holiday Parties and Corporate Events are a great way to show appreciation to your employees for their hard work and dedication in a very personal way. It gives everyone a chance to socialize away from the office setting, relax and enjoy. Here are a few suggestions and holiday ideas for upcoming ..
Employers bear the burden of administering benefits correctly and abiding by federal laws. One in particular, known as COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act), was established in 1985 and revised in 1999 in order to help protect those individuals who lose their employer-provided ..
The PEO industry exists to help business’s successfully navigate the myriad of employment law matters that govern business operations that employ staff. Services include outsourced HR, employee benefits, payroll, workers’ compensation, recruiting, risk/safety management, training an ..
How your peers, employees and customers view you often defines the level of success you reach. Staying on everyone's good side does not make you a credible person worthy of respect. You must work for an impeccable reputation. Act in these 10 ways and prove yourself as a person of high character. ..
In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in the United States. According to ADA, businesses can't discriminate in employing individuals due to disclosure of a visible or invisible disability. If a disabled individual is the most qualified candidate, businesses must hire them ..
Change is inevitable. If you decide to remain stagnant, you get left in the mire. The ability to adapt is a characteristic that often determines who continues to climb the advancement ladder and who remains stuck on a lower rung. Teach yourself flexibility so you can make the adjustments a high- ..
We've built such a stigma around the "That's not my job." mentality that often managers and employees alike are crossing job performance boundaries that they should not. The workforce is a competitive environment, and for the most part people genuinely want to succeed at their job and please the ..