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The 4 Things That Keep Small-Business Owners Up At Night(HR News)

As  a small business owner and entrepreneur, you have good reason for many of the sleepless nights. From how you will generate new sales, expenses eating into your profits, time management, managing employees, and not to mention keeping your customers happy. Here’s an article with 4 biggest concerns weighing...

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OH WAIT!….THERE’S A NEW BILL AIMED AT BLOCKING THE OVERTIME RULE!

As proposed dates have been published and employers braced themselves for the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) overtime rule to take effect, the House and Senate Republicans interrupted with their introduction of legislation on March 17, 2015 requesting the ruling to be halted at once. According to SHRM, Senate Health, Education,...

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How Much Time Is Too Much Time With The Boss?

(article via HRMorning.com) No doubt, strong employee-boss relationships help drive a successful business. And employees who regularly spend time with their manager benefit from strong communication, collaboration and insight. But here’s the million-dollar question:  Could employees spend too much time with their higher-ups? The answer is...

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5 Biggest Reasons Employees Quit Jobs Quickly

(article courtesy of www.HRMorning.com) As you know all too well, it’s hard to hold onto new employees. Thus, onboarding programs were born. The problem is, there are several reasons onboarding may not be working.  In fact, recent research by BambooHR, a software company, found that...

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Obama drafts Executive Order on paid sick leave: Who it’ll affect

Executive Orders are becoming the hallmark of President Obama’s second term. His latest seeks to provide workers with paid sick leave. But it won’t affect all employers?  The latest order, which the DOL is currently reviewing, would require federal contractors and subcontractors to provide...

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The 5+ Biggest Productivity Killers In The Workplace

Thanks to smartphones, chatty co-workers and never-ending Twitter feeds, the obstacles that get in the way of actual work are seemingly endless, a CareerBuilder survey indicated. Asked to name the biggest productivity killers in the workplace, employers cited the following: Cell phones/texting: 52% The Internet:...

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Someone Better Start Working On A Vaccine Against Workplace Rudeness

It’s worse than we thought. Workplace rudeness isn’t just corrosive — it’s catching.   Alisson Clark, writing on the University of Florida website, reports that a recent U of F study indicates that encountering rude behavior at work makes people more likely to perceive rudeness in later interactions. The...

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Did you know…

Why should your employees stay or new employees join you?  What benefits do you have for your employees?  Are they the traditional ones such as health care, retirement savings and professional development opportunities?  Or are they non-traditional ones like free Starbuck’s coffee in the...

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