Q: Why Do Students Invest in a Certification Prep Course? A: More diverse reasons than you might think. By Paul Young, SHRM-SCP When I started teaching SHRM certification prep courses at Northwestern University several years ago, I was surprised by the number of students who were taking the course for reasons other than preparing to … Continue reading Why Do Students Invest in a Certification Prep Course?
November is a wonderful time for gratitude, and December is the perfect time for CELEBRATION! I am writing this as I listen to Michael Buble’s holiday playlist, so I have the glow of this festive season. Our family is enjoying our holiday bucket list, and we still have exploring Zoo Lights and decorating gingerbread houses … Continue reading December President’s Newsletter
By: Heather Becker and David Moore of Laner Muchin, Ltd. Human resources professionals know all too well that with each passing year there are typically changes in the law that impact their company’s employment policies and procedures. The same holds true for 2020; except this year, in Illinois, we have more new laws and amendments … Continue reading A New Year Brings New and Amended Laws in Illinois
By HUB International Article originally published on hubinternational.com. The U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Wage and Hour Division has issued the final rules changing the salary basis effective on January 1, 2020. Currently, the Fair Labor Standards act requires that exempt employees receive a minimum salary of $455 each week ($23,660 annually). Employees that are … Continue reading New DOL Rules on Exempt Employee Salaries Approach