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6 Tips for Effective Mid-Year Performance Reviews

By / May 19, 2015 / Employee Development and Training No Comments

According to recent research from the Society for Human Resource Management, most companies do performance evaluations annually. But giving employees feedback more often can make the process easier and more effective as well, according to a study by Rice University. Here are six tips for effective mid-year performance reviews. Start with a Plan Before the meeting, review past performance plans […]

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Is Your Company’s Employee Leave Policy Too Rigid?

By / May 12, 2015 / Employee Handbooks and Workplace Policies No Comments

Creating an employee leave policy may seem easy at first — you decide whether to offer paid time off and pick a number of days to offer employees. There’s more to it, though. While most employers understand the importance of encouraging time off so people can rest and recharge, things can get complicated when employees exhaust their leave due to […]

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Wage and Hour Mistakes to Avoid: Overtime and Tips

By / May 5, 2015 / Employment Law No Comments

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) became law as part of the New Deal. It establishes a minimum wage and requires employees to be paid overtime at one and a half times the regular rate for hours worked in excess of 40 in a week. The FLSA and state laws regulate overtime pay, minimum wage record-keeping and more for almost […]

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Benchmarking Employee Benefits: Are Your Offerings Competitive?

By / April 28, 2015 / Employee Benefits No Comments

Benchmarking your employee benefits will allow you to accurately gauge where your employee benefits plan stands compared with your competitors and the market. Then you can identify any gap in your desired position and develop a strategy to close that gap. Accurate and current benchmarking information is critical to diagnosing and solving current employee issues such as recruitment and retention, […]

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5 Steps You Should Take to Help Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

By / April 21, 2015 / Employee Handbooks and Workplace Policies No Comments

Doing what you can to prevent sexual harassment is good for business because it protects both employees and your company. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act makes it illegal to harass a job applicant or employee because of that person’s sex. This may include unwelcome touching or sexual comments, demands for sexual favors, or other physical or verbal harassment […]

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