Healthcare’s Staffing Shortage Explained

September 18, 2018 Healthcare is a fundamental component of modern society. There’s a reason the industry is constantly shrouded in controversy and debate that dominates the 24-hour news cycle. So why is one of our nation’s largest industries suffering from a major staffing shortage problem? It’s a frustratingly complex issue that has left Human Resources […]

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5 Common Mistakes Many Restaurant Owners Make

September 18, 2018 A striking 60% of restaurants fail within the first year. Keeping things afloat can be beyond stressful when you’re dealing with the public and their food, all within an industry that tends to have incredibly high employee turnover. If you’re just coming to grips with the difficulties that stem from opting to […]

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The Best Way to Keep Employees Is to Be Useful to Them

September 18, 2018 Written by the HR Pros According to Gallup, 51% of employees are looking for a new job, and 68% of employees believe they are overqualified for the job they have. Even engaged employees are job hunting at an alarming rate—37%. Employees who change jobs cite career growth opportunities, pay and benefits, management, […]

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U.S. Department of Labor Starts Overtime Rule Listening Sessions

September 14, 2018 You may have heard the recent announcement that the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division is holding listening sessions open to the public (which started September 7th) regarding proposed changes to a white-collar exemption regulation called Part 541, otherwise known as the “Overtime Rule.” This regulation controls exemptions from overtime […]

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The Importance of Immediately Documenting Performance Problems

September 6, 2018 Written by the HR Pros The importance of documenting performance problems as they occur cannot be overstated. Although this requires meeting with the employee and discussing the issue, which will almost certainly be uncomfortable, it’s your best defense to a wrongful termination claim should the employee feel litigious after termination. Too many […]

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Is Your HR Data at Risk? What You Can Do to Protect It

September 4, 2018 HR administrators should take note that an alert was issued by the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), an arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, on July 25, 2018 that the targeting of Enterprise Resource Planning, or ERP, applications and HR business management systems by cybercriminals is on the […]

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