Department of Labor Releases New Proposed Overtime Rule, Sets Minimum Salary at $35,308

By: Alison B. Crane & Sarah J. Gasperini of Jackson Lewis P.C. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a new proposed rule raising the annual minimum salary requirements for the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) “white collar” overtime exemptions (executive, administrative, and professional). Under the new proposed rule, the standard minimum salary level … Continue reading Department of Labor Releases New Proposed Overtime Rule, Sets Minimum Salary at $35,308

7 Qualities that Make Great Team Players

By: Scott Evans, Vaya Group Everyone likes a team player at work. They are helpful, selfless, and generally make life easier for everyone around them. Are you this person? If these characteristics describe you, your coworkers may be singing your praises already: You get to know people.Good collaborators are good networkers. This is especially true … Continue reading 7 Qualities that Make Great Team Players

Right Partners, Strategy and Technology are Key to HR ‘Department of One’ Success

By HUB International If your organization of 100 or fewer employees functions with a human resources department of one, the least of your challenges may be effectively balancing the responsibilities, from recruitment and retention to benefits and compensation. The larger concern may be your bandwidth for both understanding and managing the strategic (versus transactional) aspects … Continue reading Right Partners, Strategy and Technology are Key to HR ‘Department of One’ Success

Study to Learn, Not Just to Pass the Certification Exam

Doing well isn’t just a number.  By Paul Young, SHRM-SCP Are you a SHRM-CP planning to take the SHRM-SCP exam? Are any of your colleagues considering taking either level of exam? If so, you might have the same question that my students ask in every SHRM certification prep class: “What score do I need to pass … Continue reading Study to Learn, Not Just to Pass the Certification Exam

Diversity and Inclusion: Engaging and Retaining Your Top Diverse Talent

Diversity and Inclusion around talent development and talent management is no simple topic, but our group of CHROs shared challenges, approaches, and ideas during our recent roundtable discussion. Even if you weren’t able to attend, we think you should still benefit from the learnings! When communicating their 2019 challenges, our CHRO’s answers included: blending cultures … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusion: Engaging and Retaining Your Top Diverse Talent