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10 Easy Things to Build Employee Engagement

What are the benefits of building an engaged workforce? There are many benefits of building an engaged workforce. Compared to unengaged employees, engaged employees tend to: Be more productive; Stay with the company longer; Help improve customer satisfaction; Help boost the bottom line. What are the consequences of having an unengaged workforce? Unengaged employees are … Continue reading 10 Easy Things to Build Employee Engagement

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How to Manage Challenging Employees

Supervising other people is never easy, but some employees make it particularly difficult. These challenging employees can try your patience and drain a lot of your time and energy. To turn things around takes skillful management and patience. So why not just fire these difficult employees? It seems like the logical answer. And sometimes it … Continue reading How to Manage Challenging Employees

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Avoiding Off-the-Clock Work

Employers have a legal obligation to pay nonexempt employees for all hours worked. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the federal statute that regulates wage and hour law. Some states have more stringent wage and hour laws than the FLSA. The FLSA: Requires payment of the federal minimum wage; and Guarantees compensation for all … Continue reading Avoiding Off-the-Clock Work

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FMLA Questions as an Employer

As an employer, it is important to know where your company stands in regards to FMLA policy’s/procedures. Ask yourself these questions: Do you have a medical leave of absence policy? If you have an employee handbook or other benefit book, does it contain your medical leave of absence policy and the FMLA General Notice? Is … Continue reading FMLA Questions as an Employer

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