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Should Your Company Be Able to Look at Your Social Media Before and During Your Employment?

Social Media
Should Your Company Be Able to Look at Your Social Media Before and During Your Employment? We live in a digital age that social media has seemingly taken over. Our day-to-day lives now, in large part, revolve around posting status updates and checking our feeds to see what friends and family are up to. But how exactly does translate to your professional life? What if my company reads my social...
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Using Workforce Analytics and Metrics to Reduce Your HR Costs

HR Analytics
Using Workforce Analytics and Metrics to Reduce Your HR Costs If you are managing the day to day operations of a company, then you know full well that the managing of a business is just as much about the costs as it is about the revenue being generated. This is precisely why businesses that are properly managed are managed by individuals who are constantly striving to decrease the costs of thei...
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How to Talk to Your Employer When They Keep Paying You Late

How to Talk to Your Employer When They Keep Paying You Late There's nothing more frustrating than dealing with an employer who refuses to pay you on time. While you may assume that your best course of action is to sue the company you work for keep in mind that legal action can be extremely costly. Not only that, but it can also be time-consuming. Before you attempt to settle the matter in c...
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Does Your Business Need Sexual Harassment Training?

Does Your Business Need Sexual Harassment Training? In New York State, there are now new laws regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. This new legislation was signed into law on August 12, 2019. Governor Cuomo's new legislation strengthened the state's current laws regarding harassment and discrimination, which will have an impact on employers in the state. The legislation basically ...
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Termination Checklist and Guidelines for Employers

Termination Checklist and Guidelines for Employers Termination is never an easy part of a manager’s job. However, the steps you take beforehand can reduce the difficulty and the company’s possible exposure to wrongful termination lawsuits. HR experts agree that firing an employee shouldn’t come out of the blue. Termination should be the final step in a thorough process of establishing compan...
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Is It Illegal To Pay My Employees Late?

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Is It Illegal To Pay My Employees Late? Following the law regarding employee pay is important to avoid lawsuits and costly penalties. It is illegal to pay your employees late, and doing so could result in legal action. Here’s what you need to know about late payment of employees. Federal Law Regarding Late Payment The federal government created the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to protect labore...
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Effectively Handling Employee Complaints

Employee Complaints
Effectively Handling Employee Complaints It is a truism that not all people can be pleased, at least not easily or without some backlash in reply. This situation could not be even truer in the employer-employee relationship. Even the most smoothly-running workplace experiences situations where employees are dissatisfied with certain aspects of how their employer operates. When employees make comp...
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Employee Loans, Good Idea or Bad?

Employee Loans
Employee Loans, Good Idea or Bad? There is nothing unusual about an employee asking their employer for a loan, especially when faced with an emergency or financial hardship. Most employees prefer borrowing money from their employers as opposed to going for bank loans. This is attributable to the fact that the majority of businesses offer more favorable terms than banks while being able to line up...
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How Leaders Delegate Important Tasks to Employees

How Leaders Delegate Important Tasks to Employees When it comes to leadership, there are essentially two types of leaders: those that make sure they are indispensable and those that make sure they are dispensable. Believe it or not, great leaders are those that are always striving to make themselves dispensable rather than indispensable. By making yourself dispensable, great leaders accomplish se...
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10 Reasons Veterans Make Excellent Employees

10 Reasons Veterans Make Excellent Employees Finding the right talent to add to your organization is critical to your company’s overall success. However, it can be challenging to find the right person for the job. You understandably want to find a person with the best combination of education, experience and skills, but you also may be interviewing candidates to determine if their personality and...
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