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DOL Releases Final Overtime Rule, Effective Jan. 1, 2020

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The Department of Labor has announced the new minimum salary for certain exempt white collar employees. The new minimums will take effect January 1, 2020. hr Compliance Employment Law

The Ins and Outs of Conducting Background Checks

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Have you considered conducting background checks as part of your hiring process? The practice is fairly typical in the banking and financial services industries, as well as with those who work with children, the elderly, or people with disabilities.

Working With Summer Scheduling Challenges

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With summer underway employees have more scheduling challenges than usual. Vacations, summertime child care concerns, and the desire to take advantage of nice weather with an afternoon (or day) off all contribute to employees missing more work in the summer months. hr company culture retention

Cyber Attacks Often Aimed at Small Businesses

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It seems every month we are reading about another cyber attack at yet another large corporation. Because the stories we most often hear about involve big names like Equifax, Marriott or Yahoo it is common for people to consider cyber attacks a "big business" problem.

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

The Truth About Hiring Your 50th Employee

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About to hire your 50th employee? Congratulations! Reaching 50 employees is an important milestone for any organization. Now you need to make sure you’ve got the following four HR bases covered so you can celebrate with confidence. hr Compliance Employment Law risk management

7 Tips for Organizing an Office Donation Drive

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Have you thought about conducting an office donation drive? It's a great way for businesses to help people in the community, gain a reputation for compassion and community service, and engage employees-- all while encouraging teamwork outside of a stressful work environment.

Four Keys to Improving Your Culture

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There’s no easy formula to fixing all cultural problems because each workplace is unique. The rules and traditions that lead one team to success might bring a different team to ruin.

Managing Your Managers

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As business owners, executives, and supervisors are all aware, managing employees is one of the hardest parts of running a business. You must balance their strengths and weaknesses, their personalities, and their skill sets, all while trying to earn and maintain their loyalty.

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Why Training Your Employees is Good for Retention

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There’s an old joke about an executive who worries that training their employees will be a bad investment because they might leave, to which the sage CEO says, “What if we don’t train them and they stay?”. hr training

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

How Bias Affects Your Interviewing

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Learn about the ways interviewers (even the best!) are affected by bias in the interview process. If you can identify these biases, then you'll be better able to avoid them and make smarter-and more diverse-hiring decisions. hr Recruiting interviewing

EEO-1 Reporting Requirements Finalized

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The hotly contested issue of what exactly needs to be filed for EEO-1 reporting this year has been resolved—at least for now. Pay data for both 2017 and 2018 must be reported to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by September 30, 2019.

How To Make Meetings With Remote Employees More Effective

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According to the latest telecommuting, mobile work, and remote work statistics from GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, regular work-at-home, among the non-self-employed population, has grown by 159% since 2005.

10 Reasons to Immediately Review Your Employee Handbook

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While your employee handbook should receive a regularly-scheduled review to ensure compliance with state and federal law, there are some events that may require additional policies or updates to be added to your employee handbook sooner than your next scheduled update.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

3 Tips for Effective Employee Coaching

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The performance of your company is directly tied to the performance of your employees, so one of the best ways to develop your company is to develop the people who work for you.

5 Awkward HR Questions Answered

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Let's face it, dealing with HR matters can get downright awkward. Difficult questions and uncomfortable situations affect companies of every size, industry and in every geographic area. hr Compliance

Fun Corporate Summer Events (Other Than Picnics)

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We love a good picnic—really, who doesn’t? But if you’re looking to find something a little different to do for your employees this summer, then check out our list of less common activities below. company culture risk management retention

Energize Your Safety Training With These Easy Tips

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National Safety Month is observed annually in June. However, workplace safety should be a top priority all year long. Here are some different ways you can better prepare for the unexpected, reinvigorate your training, and make your workplace a safer place to be.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

5 Simple Steps to More Efficient Meetings

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Have you ever attended a meeting that left you feeling like you just wasted a bunch of time? If you're like most of us then the answer, unfortunately, is "yes." While this is a common experience, the good news is that it doesn't have to be this way.

The Art of the Stay Interview

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Previously we discussed the reasons for conducting exit interviews. When employees leave, the exit interview can help you understand why. You may not be able to convince the departing employee to stay, but you may be able to make improvements that help you retain others. hr company culture retentio

10 Ways to Express Your Gratitude to Your Employees

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Do you love your team? Do you find yourself wondering how you’d ever succeed without them? We hope you do, and if so, you should let them know it! company culture hr

Understanding the Value of a Good Employee Onboarding Experience

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Starting a new job is both exhilarating and nerve-wracking and what happens in those first days, and even in those early months, sets the stage for an employee’s future with the company.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.

Before You Jump Into Entrepreneurship, Browse These Tips for Success

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If you were to ask 10 different entrepreneurs why they took the leap into business ownership, you’d get 10 completely different reasons. Whatever your reason may be, you are considering taking the plunge into entrepreneurship — and you are reasonably wary.

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The Three Ways HR Makes Employment More Profitable

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HR covers a lot of territory—much of it cluttered with paperwork—but it really does have a precise business purpose. The point of HR is to make employment more profitable. HR does this in three fundamental ways. First, HR protects the organization against employment-related lawsuits and fines.

Don't Make These 5 Payroll Mistakes

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Payroll is complicated. Accuracy and timeliness are of paramount importance and there is no room for error. Despite this fact, mistakes happen and the price employers pay for these mistakes can be costly.

Why Employees Abandon Their Jobs and How to Prevent It

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In December, The Washington Post. reported on an odd, eyebrow-raising phenomenon in the working world: employees are “ghosting” their employers. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, ghosting is an unfortunately common practice in the dating scene.

When Recruiter Priorities Compete: Fill Speed, Growing Req Loads, and Diversity

It’s a question as old as the recruiting profession itself: How many reqs should one recruiter handle at a time? Even in our data-driven age of hard metrics and objective assessments, the answer is: It depends. Download this White Paper to discover the key factors that go into finding your answer to the req load question.

How Conducting Exit Interviews Can Help Increase Retention

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The exit interview is a conversation with a departing employee about their time at the company and the reason for their departure. It’s completely optional, but some employers conduct them to learn about workplace issues they may want to address.

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How to Reduce Absenteeism

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Taking time away from work is good for the health and morale of employees. When they can rest during an illness, recuperate after an injury, or tend to affairs in their personal lives, they’re better able to focus at work and engage in the tasks at hand.

5 Ways to Lower Labor Costs-- Without Cutting Staff

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One of the most-asked questions by business owners everywhere is, “How can I lower my operating costs?” It is of particular importance to small and medium sized businesses which have the added pressure of going up against large corporations.

2018: Year in Review

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It has been an exciting year for us here at ScalePEO. There is so much that we are proud of and thankful for that it’s hard to list them all. However, we’ve managed to pick out a few of our favorite highlights from the year

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Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.