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Your CHRO Is Not Just About Hiring & Firing!

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Author: Elizabeth D. Fanslow I recently read an article in the Harvard Business Review entitled: People Before Strategy: The New Role for the CHRO. You might be wondering what the new role of the Chief Human Resource Officer would change. Well this article lays out a CHRO who is...

Re-Focusing Your Team After Summer Vacations!

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Summer is coming to a close. Vacations are winding down and the kids will be heading back to school in a few weeks, if they haven’t already. As an experienced Manager you probably already know what it’s like to get everyone back to work and honed in to being productive…at least...

4-Questions To Review Before Preparing Your 2016 Salary Budget

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We are coming around to that time of the year where we’ll have to start looking at our 2016 salary budgets. But before you get started…here are 4-questions to review before preparing your 2016 salary budget. While researching what salary budgets will look like for 2016 we...

Wait…Can You Be Two Places At Once?

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Wait…Can You Be Two Places At Once? We’ve all heard the phrase “You can’t be in two places at once,” but one employee proved this old adage wrong. In fact, there was positive proof that he did just that. John worked as an in-bound call center representative and was usually...

HR Executive Briefing: Proposed Changes to the Overtime Regulations

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Join us on 08/20/2015 at CoCreativ for our HR Executive Briefing: Proposed Changes to the Overtime Regulations. Seats are limited and the cost is $15. You can register HERE!

FMLA Standard Forms Update

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This eBlast is to inform you of FMLA standard forms update: The US Department of Labor (DOL) has posted the newly updated suite of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) standard forms used by employers.  Employers with 50 or more employees working within a 75 mile radius must...

Is Telecommuting Right for My Business

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Many business owners are asking, ‘is telecommuting right for my business?’ Here are some thoughts for you to ponder before you decide… You’re probably seeing a trend in some of our articles over the past few months…. and this one will strike a chord when it...

Changes in Overtime Thresholds

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Yesterday the Department of Labor proposed some new rules that will affect overtime-eligible employees. Now is the time to start looking at which jobs these changes will result in possible re-classification, put your game plan together to cope with the changes, and establish your...

Let’s Get This Intern Program Started!

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I bet your singing ‘Let’s get this party started’…aren’t you? Sorry, but singing keeps us happy here at The Westberry Group! But I digress… It seems that every year around this time the topic of Internships crosses our desks here at The Westberry Group. Employers have a lot of...

Does Your Dress Code Support Your Business Image?

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Dress code conversations are sparking controversy everywhere. From what prom dresses are acceptable to what kids can wear to school on a day-to-day basis. So when we talk about dress code at work, we can get many different points of view. So does your dress code support your...