FLSA Exemptions: The U.S. Supreme Court Just Changed the FLSA Exemption Paradigm

By: | 04.05.18 | HR Alerts
What happened? On April 2, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro. The primary issue in the case was whether service advisors at car dealerships are “salesm[e]n . . . primarily engaged in . . . servic...

What a “candidate-driven” market means for your company

By: | 04.03.18 | Recruiting
We’ve been hearing the phrase “Candidate-driven market” more and more in the past several months. Yes, it’s a tight hiring market. Employers have been feeling that pain through 2017 and there is no indication of relief in 2018. In fact, all indi...

3 Generations: 6 Stark Differences in the Workplace (Part 2)

By: | 03.20.18 | blog, Surveys and Reports,
In Part 1 of our discussion about the stark differences between the three generations in today’s workplace, we investigated the three hottest topics candidates are asking of their potential employers: competitive pay and flexible schedules and competitive benefit...

What’s core to leadership isn’t what’s core to coaching

By: | 03.05.18 | blog, Training and Development,
Today’s workforce is looking for a higher level of support from their leaders than ever before; they want less instruction and more coaching and empowerment in place of rules. This means that today’s leader is expected to transcend beyond management of dail...

Harassment claims: what do you do if you can’t tell what really happened?

By: | 02.15.18 | HR Compliance
Balancing the Rights of the Accuser vs. The Rights of the Accused Here is the “damned if you do and damned if you don’t nightmare” employers facing harassment claims must often confront… The accuser levels a serious harassment charge. The accus...

3 Generations: 6 Stark Differences in the Workplace (Part 1)

By: | 02.13.18 | Surveys and Reports
Technology has changed everything, and for employers, today’s world is far more complicated than it was just one generation ago. Before smartphones and the internet ruled our lives, workplaces were more or less able to operate at status quo, as their employees&rs...