The Wage and Hour Pitfalls of Smartphones

HR Daily Advisor

Are your nonexempt employees sneaking a peek at work-related e-mail while off the clock? Watch out: There could be tricky wage and hour dangers ahead. Have loyal employees trying to help out after hours and off the clock? Learn More.

A Full Guide to Compensation and Benefits

Digital HR Tech

Compensation and benefits refer to the benefits a firm provides to its employees in exchange for their labor. Compensation and benefits are thus a key part of Human Resource Management. In this article, we will provide you with a full guide about compensation and benefits.

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The Right Way to Increase Minimum Wage at Your Organization

Visier

On July 18th, 2019, the U.S. government passed a bill to gradually increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2025. of wage-earning workers and their employers. . The hourly rate of labor directly influences your bottom line. Understand the full impact.

Is a recognition gap wrecking your employee engagement?

Insperity

There’s a tendency to think that employee recognition is one-size-fits-all. But the truth is, what feels like recognition to one person may be meaningless to another. And with today’s workforce listing recognition as one of the top motivators in their job satisfaction, an employee recognition gap can be detrimental to the success of your business. But only one-third of them said they were happy with the way they were being recognized in their organization.

Employee Benefits and Compensation: The Case for Paying Your Interns

Employee Communications Council

The debate over the employee benefits and compensation ramifications of paying versus not paying your interns is still raging. Interns, entry-level workers, and former interns just starting in their career want more compensation. The Case for Paying Interns.

Both Sides Of The Coin: The Merits & Drawbacks Of Hourly Wages

Mitrefinch

Wages and salaries constitute the core element of income for the majority of working population. A wage is a monetary compensation an employer pays to an employee in exchange for a job done. The payment may be calculated as a fixed amount for each task completed or at an hourly or daily rate or based on an easily measured quantity of the job the employee has done. Merits of Hourly Wages.

What you can and can’t do when employees discuss wages

Insperity

Can your employees discuss their salaries or wages with their co-workers? In fact, having a policy against it could get you in hot water with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) because such policies generally violate federal labor law. The National Labor Relations Act protects employees’ rights to discuss conditions of employment, such as safety and pay even if you’re a non-union employer. Have a compensation strategy. Shifts or hours at work.

The Best Features of a High-Performance Engagement and Retention Strategy

CakeHR

For much of the past decade, HR departments everywhere in the world have been dealing with an unprecedented challenge. In such a hiring environment, businesses no longer have the upper hand, and job-hopping has become the new normal. Begin With the Right Metrics.

This Company Raised Their Wages And This Is What They Learned

SAP Innovation

Right now the U.S. is embroiled in a national discussion about compensation, the cost of living, and employee engagement. One company took the plunge and upped their employee’s pay last February. The results so far? Can you improve engagement?

What’s Keeping HR Up at Night in 2020?

HRExecutive

The number of job openings in the U.S. million in January 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Is this an early sign that the talent shortage is dwindling? Although the talent shortage began dominating the labor market more than a decade ago, the No.

Paying Police and Firefighters: Serving the Public and Our Workplaces

HR Daily Advisor

Violence in the workplace is an important safety and health issue; one that is too often overlooked or ignored. Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act), employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees.

How to Take Advantage of Employee Benefits

Get Hppy

Most workers are classified as either an independent contractor or employee. Independent contractors usually have the freedom to set their own hours and choose their own tasks whereas employees work the hours set by their employer and have little or no say in their assigned duties.

Using Total Rewards for a Great Employee Experience

Bonusly

When you think about employee experience at your organization, consider this: employees want experiences that continue to invigorate them—not just by fulfilling their basic needs, but by offering career growth and expansion opportunities to look forward to. Employee Engagement

Student Loan Repayment 101: The Lowdown on 2020’s Hottest Employee Benefit

PlanSource

Chances are, you’ve probably heard about student loan repayment as an employee benefit. While innovative, student loan debt repayment as an employee benefit might not make sense for every employer. — What is Student Loan Repayment as an Employee Benefits? .

Why Today’s Incentive Thinking Is Different

Achievers

Ever since people started working for each other, supervisors have tried to figure out the best way to reach their performance goals and keep workers on task. As the Forbes Coaches Council puts it, “In decades past, motivating employees was all about raises, promotions, and bonuses.

8 Essential Employee Retention Factors Modern Employers Ignore

Rise

An employer’s ability to retain employees is no longer an aspect of being a “good” place to work. Top performers are literally a LinkedIn message away from being snatched from the team you’ve worked so hard to build. ” Employee turnover is costly.

The Difference Between Good and Great Managers

Everwise

If Hollywood and the humdrum of our everyday lives have taught us anything, it’s that bad bosses far outnumber the good ones. And, more importantly, what separates the beyond awful from the good, and the good from the great?

Human Resources Pros: How Not to Get WalMarted out of a Job

Compensation Today

A top news headline this week that retail giant Walmart plans to cut hundreds of jobs before the end of January –many in HR–may well have human resources professionals thinking, “Well, ‘Happy New Year’ to you too.” This is the winning formula for any business case.

How one trucking industry CEO is solving the turnover problem

PI Worldwide

Turnover in the trucking industry is a problem—a 77% of employees leaving kind of problem. While the average turnover rate across industries in the U.S. hovers around 18% , the trucking industry struggles against an impending talent shortage and the threat of a turnover rate that continues to climb. We sat down with Paul Marston, CEO of P.S. Marston Associates , to learn more about how he hires and retains top talent against industry odds.

Employee Turnover: The Most Common Myths/Misconceptions

Clarity Wave

Employee Turnover: The Most Common Myths/Misconceptions Most businesses think about employee turnover only after it becomes a problem. The Hay Group consultants say average employee turnover rates over may rise above 20 percent over the next five years.

Employee Turnover: 6 Lesser Known Reasons Your Employees Are Leaving

Vantage Circle

Good employees are hard to find. It is even harder to retain those employees. That’s why reducing employee turnover is the primary concern among companies. High employee turnover becomes even more of a pain point for growing companies. Less amount of training.

Why Employees Stay at Small Businesses

Capterra

“How do we keep our best employees?” ” is a question plaguing the minds of small business leaders and HR practitioners. With talent pools shrinking , job hopping becoming more common , and recruiting costs rising , the need for answers has grown only more urgent.

What to Do About Employee Disengagement? 5 Steps to Take Right Away

HR Daily Advisor

Employee engagement has many definitions, can take many forms and has many measures. The Conference Board , a nonprofit specializing in management and marketplace research, defines it as “employees’ emotional and intellectual attachments to their jobs.”

Overtime: Are Mortgage Loan Underwriters Exempt ‘Administrative’ Employees?

HR Daily Advisor

Among the various “exemptions” from the overtime compensation requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are “administrative” employees. The 2nd Circuit found that they don’t, and the 6th Circuit found that they do.

Healthcare Franchises And Maintaining Employees

SuccessFactors

Over the last few decades, the franchise business model has flourished. The “franchisation” of healthcare is unique because it allows non-medical professionals to open, operate, and run healthcare service establishments. The commercialization of healthcare brings a number of ethical dilemmas that new business owners must address. How franchises treat employees, in particular, can have far-reaching consequences. The importance of healthcare employees.

6 Causes Why Employee Turnover Is High In Your Organization

Vantage Circle

Good employees are hard to find. It is even harder to retain those employees. That’s why reducing employee turnover is fast becoming the primary concern among organizations. Calculating employee turnover is easy. It’s essentially the percentage of the total number of employees who leave an organization, over a period of time, and are replaced by new employees. We all know that employee turnover is a problem.

4 Economic Trends Impacting Talent Today

ClearCompany HRM

The market for talent has always been and always will be changing. From the time the first help wanted sign was hung from a shop window to today when it’s hard to tell if we’re in high unemployment or the gig economy. What not to do: Assume you can simply lower wages.

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Healthcare Franchises And Maintaining Employees

SuccessFactors

Over the last few decades, the franchise business model has flourished. The “franchisation” of healthcare is unique because it allows non-medical professionals to open, operate, and run healthcare service establishments. The commercialization of healthcare brings a number of ethical dilemmas that new business owners must address. How franchises treat employees, in particular, can have far-reaching consequences. The importance of healthcare employees.

Employee benefits: A guide on common and best benefits

Workable

Employee benefits have become an essential part of any competitive compensation package. From law-mandated insurance to free snacks, benefits and perks can play a big role in talent attraction and employee retention. Why do employers offer benefits to employees? Time off.

Taking care of customers by taking care of employees, Part 2

Steve Boese

A few months ago I shared on the blog some details about fast-food giant McDonald's recent improvements in both same store sales, customer satisfaction, and customer service, (think shorter wait times in the drive thru), that were largely attributed by McDonald's CEO to a series of comprehensive hourly wage increases for thousands of front-line staff. starting July 2015, with average wages climbing above $10 per hour by the end of 2016.

How to Meet the New Overtime Regulation Using People Analytics

Visier

In 2016, I shared how organizations could use people analytics to prepare for the changes to overtime pay that were set to take effect later that year. However, a federal injunction was issued against the Department of Labor (DOL) regarding the new overtime rules, halting any further action.

The 100 HR Indicators Every Manager Needs to Know

EmployeeConnect

If you’re like me, you might also be addicted to listicles, these articles in the forms of bullet-points that distil information in a very digestible way. Training & Development #7. Engagement #12. It provides an idea of the breadth of responsibility of a manager. #3

A Brief Overview of Pay Equity History in the U.S.

HRsoft

The labor laws we know today are a culmination of changes which have taken shape throughout the last century. Certain specific federal and state legislative activities are in large part responsible for the way we approach compensation today.

Top 5 challenges in employee relations and how you can address them

TalenX

WHAT ARE EMPLOYEE RELATIONS? Employee Relations is not just a term, nor it only means relationships between employers and employees. It refers to an organization’s efforts to create and maintain a positive relationship with its employees. Hours & Wage Issues.

The Power of Employee Recognition

EmployeeConnect

Make no mistake, an organisation that fosters an environment that motivates employees and rewards positive behaviours will attract the best talent, maintain a strong, positive culture and retain the rockstars that outperform the competition. Mixing the right chemicals.