Tag Archives: compensation

If You are Asking the Salary Question — Beware.

by Nancy Owen, PHR “What were you paid at your last job?” This is a question frequently asked by recruiters and hiring managers. The response is supposed to give the employer a clue as to whether or not a candidate … Continue reading

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So the New DOL Rule was Blocked . . . What Next?

by Renee Mielnicki, Esquire Hopefully, the shock of the Texas Court’s ruling on November 22nd that blocked the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rule from becoming effective December 1st has now worn off a bit. As a professional that … Continue reading

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Holiday Pay: What is Required?

by Laura Pokrzywa Now that the election is history, all those antagonistic campaign ads will be replaced with ads featuring cookies, holly berries and jolly elves telling of big savings at holiday sales. As retailers welcome the start of the … Continue reading

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Is your Compensation Plan working for you?

by Nancy Owen, PHR As we near the last quarter of the year many employers are reviewing their compensation plans to be sure they align with the organization’s goals. If you are reviewing your current plan, or developing one for … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Top Talent

by Derek Ross With the 2015 NFL season in the rear view mirror, NFL teams and top executives are already preparing for the upcoming 2016 season. Newly acquired players will be coming in through the draft while the executives will … Continue reading

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Get ready for a change to EEO-1 reporting.

by Laura Pokrzywa Since 1966, employers with federal contracts or with 100 or more employees have been required to report the number of workers they have in specific job categories, breaking the numbers down by ethnicity, race and sex. These … Continue reading

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Employee Turnover: What is it Costing You?

by Nancy Owen, PHR Employee turnover refers to the rate at which employees leave jobs in a company and are replaced by new employees. Though some turnover is to be expected, no company should consider a high turnover rate as … Continue reading

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Vacation vs. PTO: Which plan is right for your organization?

By Laura Pokrzywa As the temperatures rise, so do the number of requests for vacation or personal days. If you are finding yourself a bit overwhelmed trying to manage your vacation policy, now might be a good time to consider … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Employers in the Workplace

by Renee Mielnicki, Esq. Most of you may think that employees continue to get more and more legal rights in the workplace these days. In reality, most of the rights that we counsel our clients about have been around for … Continue reading

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How to Write an Effective Job Description

By Laura Pokrzywa Attendees to ECRM’s HR webinar, “Hiring the Right People, the Right Way”, will remember that a successful hiring process begins with a well-written job description. As our presenters explained, these important tools aid in recruiting, interviewing, determining … Continue reading

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