Organization

Organizing Your Company for Effective Communication

Imagine a car so poorly designed that pressing the accelerator sometimes feeds gasoline to the engine, sometimes feeds it onto the tires, and sometimes feeds it into the trunk. The…

Regulations

FLSA Changes: FAQs

Due to a federal court injunction, the effective date of the FLSA overtime rules has been delayed indefinitely and employers are not required to implement the changes that we discuss…

Regulations

FLSA Changes: Updating Your Policies and Practices

Due to a federal court injunction, the effective date of the FLSA overtime rules has been delayed indefinitely and employers are not required to implement the changes that we discuss…

Management

The Performance Evaluation Cycle

Many people look forward to annual performance reviews the way they look forward to oil changes and tune-ups. Sure, these are standard operating procedures, but they can be a hassle…

Management

The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Policy

Chances are most of your employees are on social media, and some of them may be using their private accounts to say things about their employment. Frustrated employees might even…

Management

Managing Your Managers

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,…