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Weekend Roundup: New OT Laws, Common HR Complaints, Is CBD Worth It?

Weekend Roundup: New OT Laws, Common HR Complaints, Is CBD Worth It?

Beginning January 1, 2020, employees who make less than $35,000 will be eligible for overtime pay. There are some stipulations to this new law, but it will raise the salary threshold from $455 a week to $684. In today’s Weekend Roundup, explore some solutions offered...

Fall Hires Make For Employees of the Month

Fall Hires Make For Employees of the Month

When is the best time to make a new hire? Is there a specific season? Some recruiters say to steer clear of hiring during the holiday season, others mention the slower hiring season at the beginning of each year, and some say an optimal time is during the summer. If...

The Undefeated Job Post

The Undefeated Job Post

It’s a job seekers market! With the unemployment rate at an all-time low, creating job postings that are compelling and accurate is necessary for snagging that prime candidate. It’s imperative to take the necessary steps to ensure your post gains the interest of the...

The Road to Recovery

The Road to Recovery

As a manager it is incredibly difficult to watch a colleague deal with addiction. However, there is light at the end of tunnel when it comes to their recovery. Returning to work is a critical part of healing for many employees in recovery. Being back in the workplace...

5 Tips for Hiring Recent Graduates

5 Tips for Hiring Recent Graduates

Are college graduates ready for the modern workplace? The jury is still out for some employers. According to the 2018 National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Outlook survey, there seems to be a handful of skills that employers are looking for in new college...

Don’t Ghost a Candidate

Don’t Ghost a Candidate

It’s never an enjoyable part of the job for a human resource manager to deliver an adverse action notice to a candidate. However, companies must do so in order to comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Adverse action has been the source of many lawsuits for...

The KRESS Standard is the Right Standard

The KRESS Standard is the Right Standard

Background checks are the principal source employers use to verify candidate data, promote safety for employees, avoid legal liability, and maximize productivity. In a 2018 HR.com found that 60 percent of employers conduct background checks during the hiring process,...

The More You Know.

The More You Know.

Since 2004, 13 states have decided to ban the box they include: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington. This means they have all mandated that conviction...

Is Your Driver Alright?

Is Your Driver Alright?

As a fleet operator, an accident involving one of your vehicles can have negative repercussions. However, an accident involving one of your vehicles driven by an employee with a suspended or revoked driver’s license is very damaging to your company! The legal...

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