Little Book of Bollocks


Reported in the Financial Times: "I have what I call a bollocks list where I just sit in meetings and I write down some of the absurd language we use - and we are all guilty Looks like there is someone else out there who doesn''t like buzzwords. Britain''s culture secretary Tessa Jowell admits to keeping a "little book of bollocks" where she lists gobbledegook spouted by her and her colleagues.

Stay Interviews and Exit Interviews


In preparation for a meeting today I was thinking about exit interviews in comparison with stay interviews. As I understand it, stay interviews are about reaching out and touching (oops, bad word - let''s make that listening to) each employee and showing that you care about their individual success. This is a very worthwhile endeavor and an important part of your employee retention strategy.

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Meet 5 HR Pros Who Became CEOs

Cornerstone On Demand

In 2004, she was tapped as president of individual business at MetLife. In today's business environment, the people who make up a company are more important than ever.

Meet Gary Ito, CFO


I started as CFO at Quadrem in 2004. The post Meet Gary Ito, CFO appeared first on OutMatch. As CFO, Gary is responsible for the company’s financial records, reporting, and management. Where did you grow up? A suburb of Toronto—Pickering, Ontario Married? Do you have children? Pets?

Performance Management Not Meeting Expectations? Remember the Goal.


Feedback sign influences employee reactions and in general, positive feedback tends to be accepted more readily; however, negative feedback can be more effective when deemed an accurate reflection of performance (Steelman, Levy, & Snell, 2004). 2004).

Podcast: Meet The Consultant – Charles Rogel, MBA


Charles joined DecisionWise in 2004 and currently leads product development and provides consulting services to clients around the world. The post Podcast: Meet The Consultant – Charles Rogel, MBA appeared first on DecisionWise. In this episode, we sit down with DecisionWise Vice President of Product Development, Senior Consultant, Charles Rogel, MBA. We discuss his career and his approach towards engagement, consulting, and leadership.

Meet Broker 2.0—From Benefits Sales Rep to Strategic Counsel

HR Daily Advisor

Often done through private, one-on-one conversations, brokers offering this service are able to educate employees about the different benefit plans available to them, ensuring employees are equipped with the knowledge required to select one that best meets their needs. The post Meet Broker 2.0—From

Meeting The Faces Of Philanthropy

SAP Innovation

In fact, the spirit of philanthropy at Keen goes back to 2004 when the Indian Ocean tsunami hit Southeast Asia. “We Humanitarianism has always been a fundamental component of our society. People around the globe devote countless hours and their hard-earned dollars on charitable causes that empower those in need and help make the world a better place to live. But the faces of the individual benefactors often go unrecognized.

Why Collaborative Leadership is Central to the Future of Work

Future of Work

close to half of the workforce will be what we currently call “Millennials” – people born between about 1982 and 2004. These thoughts are adapted from Chapter One of Making Meetings Matter: How Smart Leaders Orchestrate Powerful Conversations in the Digital Age (link is to the book website).

Proposed 2015 DOL Overtime Rule Change: What #HR Needs to Know

HR Bartender

Jonathan] An employee must meet three (3) requirements: The employee must be paid a minimum weekly salary; The employee must be paid on a salary rather than on an hourly basis. On July 6, 2015, the U.S.

Eleven Years and Strong: Finding Conference Value Year After Year

Great Place to Work

Building Relationships and Sharing Wisdom with Fellow Great Workplaces As an eleven-time Best Small Workplace, we have been deeply engrained in the Best Companies world since the 50 Best Small and Medium Workplaces list began in 2004. We have attended every Great Place to Work® Annual Conference as well as every Small & Medium Workplace Conference for the past eleven years, plus a handful of Executive Strategy Network meetings.

U.S. Department of Labor issues final overtime rule

HR Morning

” The rule updates the earnings thresholds necessary to exempt executive, administrative, or professional employees from the FLSA’s minimum wage and overtime pay requirements, and allows employers to count a portion of certain bonuses (and commissions) towards meeting the salary level.

Preserving Closeness While Social Distancing

Thrive Global

Using programs where multiple people can meet together, the emotional resonance inherent in such activities can continue. 2004). 2004). Can you imagine asking a friend to have a virtual coffee date or a glass of wine? It works. Emotional connections are important.

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4 Ways to Build Agile Teams Using People Analytics


That’s a statement organizational network analysis pioneers Rob Cross and Andrew Parker made in this earlier 2004 post , and it still holds true today. To rapidly build and deploy teams to meet a particular goal, then, HR leaders need nuanced insights.

The 2016 #FLSA Overtime Changes: What #HR Needs to Know

HR Bartender

Even with the reduction from the initial proposal, this is still more than double what the minimum salary currently is under the 2004 regulations. I remember in 2004 when law firm paralegals were told they no longer were professionals and would receive overtime.

New Overtime Rules Start 1 January 2020. Are You Ready?

Evil HR Lady

But those aren’t the only people that have to be paid overtime–if you don’t meet the “duties test” you need to be paid overtime as well. But this number is based on the 20th percentile of salaries, which is the same way the Department of Labor calculated the numbers the last time the limits were changed–in 2004.

Study: Women Who Took Paid Maternity Leave Earn Less

Evil HR Lady

If you meet all these criteria, then you qualify. But, the company isn’t required to pay you for any of that time off, and neither does the government–but in 2004 California changed that and they looked at the impact of the payment. The United States lags behind European countries when it comes to maternity leave. Federal law only requires 12 weeks of unpaid leave if the mother qualifies.

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It’s Back – New Federal Overtime Rule Proposed


During the comment period, the proposed rule received 293,370 comments, compared to 75,280 comments received during the previous changes to the overtime rule in 2004. California employers must continue to meet California’s salary requirements and stricter duties test.

Uber Is Now Run By Your Dad and He's Misusing Slang Like A Dad Would.

The HR Capitalist

But based on a leaked memo, less than a year into the new CEO’s tenure, Khosrowshahi has been giving “the D” to staffers in meetings. As in, “you can stay and observe if you want to, but for the duration of this organizational planning meeting, I’m giving Brad the D.”. .

Why $35,308 and $147,414 Are the New Critical Salaries

Evil HR Lady

Currently, in order to be exempt from overtime you need to meet the duties test and earn at least $23,660 per year ($455 weekly). This salary has been in place since 2004, so it seems like a good time to make a change. The Department of Labor recently announced some new minimum salaries for exemption from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Additionally, the definition of highly compensated employees is changing from $100,000 per year to $147,414.

Washington policy update: October 2019 Benefits and Compensation Bulletin

Bersin with Deloitte

Under current rules, an employee otherwise meeting the requirements for exempt status must nonetheless be categorized as non-exempt if his or her annual salary is less than $23,660—the threshold that has been in effect since 2004.

A Mom’s Experience With Our Broken Special Education System

Thrive Global

Jonathan was tested and the school held an Individual Education Plan (IEP) meeting. According to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 an IEP is a legal contract between the schools and the student/family. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 is a United States law that mandates school districts have the “affirmative obligation” to seek, identify, and asses children with any and all disabilities.

New Overtime Rules – What You Need To Know!

Affinity HR Group

On September 24, 2019, the DOL released the highly-anticipated final rule increasing the minimum salary level for “white-collar” and highly-compensated exempt employees for the first time since 2004. – Increasing these exempt employees’ salaries to meet the new exempt salary minimum; or.

DOL Readies for Another Try on New Overtime Rule

HR Daily Advisor

Department of Labor (DOL) is on its way to issuing a new rule to determine what workers are eligible for overtime pay, and employers are expected to see a salary threshold higher than the one that’s been in place since 2004 but considerably lower than the one previously sought. The U.S.

Why Use a Strategic Consulting Firm For Your Implementation?


We conduct an in-person kickoff meeting to quickly establish team cohesion, rapport, and trust. Matt has over 20 years in the HR industry and has been with HRchitect since 2004. Written by: Matt Lafata. Why Use a Strategic Consulting Firm For Your Implementation?

Peter Drucker on The Effective Executive


The June 2004 article by Peter Drucker in Harvard Business titled “ What Makes an Effective Executive ” is a must read, if you are a student of leadership. They ran productive meetings. Ultimately, leadership is all about ability to act on the ideas.

3 Characteristics of Superstar B-Players


I came by my fandom honestly – I married a diehard Red Sox fan in 2004, and so started watching Sox games in self-defense. by Lynette Silva. Recognize This! –

POWER MOVE: Who can get away with wearing sunglasses inside

Steve Boese

Exhibit 2 - Greg 'Fossil Man' Raymer - professional poker player most famous for winning the 2004 World Series of Poker Main Event (and a $5M prize). There are only two reasons to wear sunglasses inside (excluding for any medical/eye issues).

Giving Feedback Is Easy, Much Harder to Accept, Learn From, and Apply It

Workplace Psychology

Business meeting in a modern office | Credit: Hinterhaus Productions. According to Eichinger, Lombardo, and Ulrich (2004) the single best predictor of who will advance up the corporate ladder and do well once there is — learning agility. 2004).

Giving Feedback Is Easy, Much Harder to Accept, Learn From, and Apply It

Workplace Psychology

Business meeting in a modern office | Credit: Hinterhaus Productions. According to Eichinger, Lombardo, and Ulrich (2004) the single best predictor of who will advance up the corporate ladder and do well once there is — learning agility. 2004).

HRTech Tools You Need to Know More About - July 2019

Select Software Reviews

The solutions we’re highlighting this month hit our radar either through a recommendation by an HR practitioner, or through the monthly meetings we have with VCs, analysts, vendors, etc. HireVue : HireVue has been a pioneer in the video interview space since it was started in 2004.

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360 Degree Feedback: A Full Guide

Digital HR Tech

Goldsmith and Underhill 2001; Goldsmith and Morgan 2004; Smither et al. Ostroff, Atwater, and Feinberg (2004) found that ratees who received more favorable feedback from subordinates also received more favorable ratings from their supervisors during their annual performance appraisal.

Employee Network Inc. Successfully Achieves SOC 2 Type 1 Compliance


Today eni has evolved to become experts of integrating multiple benefit offerings to create solutions that meet each individual organization’s needs. to meet AICPA requirements. VESTAL, N.Y. PRWEB) DECEMBER 05, 2019. Employee Network, Inc. ,

You’re Not Managing DE&I if You’re Not Measuring It


DE&I initiatives are implemented to meet a variety of organizational objectives – think competitive advantage, improved work environment, greater creativity, enhanced social agenda. “What gets measured gets done.”

Proxy Advisors Lose the Gift of Power

Compensation Cafe

On this date, the SEC withdrew two critical letters written in 2004. The letters let advisers meet this responsibility by blindly voting as the proxy advisers recommended. September 13, 2018, was an important date in the world of executive compensation.

Marijuana Laws Are Changing: Here’s What to Consider for Your Workplace

Sterling Talent Solutions

Workplace drug testing positivity rate is at its highest levels since 2004, and the positivity rate for marijuana has increased nearly 17% since 2014, and nearly 24% for federally-mandated drug testing.

Workers’ Comp Ruling: Genetic Causes Including Inherited Predispositions May Be Apportioned


Workers’ Comp ruling reaffirms 2004 reforms. The California Chamber of Commerce filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the case, supporting the 2004 workers’ compensation reform law.

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