HR Hot Topic for May 2016
Can Employees Agree to Waive Overtime?
Ann Fisher, HR Alternative Consulting, Inc.
Are you managing an HR Department of one? Wage and hour is probably the simplest thing management deals with, yet it’s not very simple. From accommodation, harassment, and even discipline, there’s a lot to deal with and a lot that can go wrong.
Here are some facts about overtime, which actually are ignored. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must be followed if you want to stay out of trouble with the feds!
“I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” – Ronald Reagan
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly –
Tips On Reviewing Resumes For Quality Candidates
By: Lisa K. McDonald, CPRW, Career Coach-Strategist, and Certified Professional Resume Writer
Career Polish, Inc. – www.CareerPolish.com
A view from the other side from a Career Coach-Strategist and Certified Professional Resume Writer.
A need has developed to hire a new member for your organization. The position has been posted and the mountain of resumes has begun taking shape on your desk and flooding your inbox – let the fun begin.
Why is this one of your most dreaded, feared and unpleasant tasks: because so many resumes are poorly written and difficult to read. Yet being faced with the task of separating the good from the bad, the qualified from the inexperienced and the solid from the fluff how do you get through that mountain of resumes to find the gems?
Most candidates are never taught how to write a quality resume, this is where I come in as a Career Coach-Strategist and Certified Professional Resume Writer. However as a former recruiter and manager within Corporate America – I also know that we are never really taught how to read a resume either.
The Five Enemies of Unity
By E. Jake Gamble – Leadership Support Services, LLC.
Definition(s) of UNITY
The quality or state of not being multiple
A condition of harmony
The quality or state of being made one
The previously stated definitions are all valid. In business, however, we might call unity; interdependence. We’ll probably recognize the importance of unity as we discuss group and/or team development. I’m certain that we’d consider unity as we attempt to gain market share and a sustainable competitive advantage. After all, isn’t a unified approach the best approach? Doesn’t it take a coordinated effort and consistency of purpose to obtain, and then maintain, a competitive advantage? Isn’t the final product and/or service a direct result of coordinated inputs. In most cases, the answer is a resounding YES!
Why then, is a sense of unity so hard to come by? Why is a solid corporate culture, generally, the exception and not the rule? Why can’t we all just get along?
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