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Monthly Archive: February 2020

Cybercrime: Steps You Need To Take Now To Protect Your Company From Attack

Every now and again, a story will hit the headlines about a company that has been the victim of a cyber security breach and a little piece of us thinks “how could they be so careless?” However, as this article proves, when …

In the News: Exempt Salary Threshold Changes and How To Remain Compliant

Last fall, the US Department of Labor issued a final rule that just went into effect on the first of this year that would raise the minimum salary threshold that workers must be paid in order to be exempt from overtime requirements. …

What’s More Important: Professional Qualities or A Fitting Personality?

As we’ve touched on multiple times, finding the right candidate for your help wanted ad is crucial – after all, bringing someone on board and training them for the job is an expensive endeavor, but letting them go when they don’t pan …

Ice, Ice Baby: How To Avoid An Injury From Slipping on Ice

For the most part, this winter season has been fairly mild with snow and ice, but simply typing that statement makes it feel like we’re practically inviting a multi-foot snowfall! As a result, we’re here to deliver some top tips for preventing …

Further Education for your employees on your dime: Good or bad?

In survey after survey, opportunities for education and “upskilling” – whereby you enhance the skills of your existing workforce – are among the benefits that employees’ value most. But is providing this teaching good or bad for business? Below, we explore the …

We’re not sharing! Should your company consider non-competes?

A recent study from the Economic Policy Institute suggests that a staggering 60 million workers in the private sector have signed non-competes, raising the question of whether you should require one for your employees? Let’s start with the basics: A non-compete is …

Pay Equity Lawsuits May Become More Commonplace Following Federal Decision

While we were all busy decking the halls ahead of the winter holidays, a federal appeals court was busy paving the way for more employees to sue their employers for pay biases. In the case in question, an employee sued Systemax, an …

Could Your Company Benefit From a 360-review System?

The typical employee review process entails a manager – or even the big boss – dishing out a rating for employees based on metrics important to their success in the role and in the broader company. However, for some folks, their higher …