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Developing Your Coaching Conversations

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No matter what your business is…your biggest priority is your employees. You’ve worked hard to hire the right talent but your work doesn’t stop there. Retaining your top talent requires coaching and counseling. In order to make a difference in your workforce, reduce turnover and...

Little Investments Can Yield Great Results

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Little Investments Can Yield Great Results especially when you are investing in the future of your new hire… You interviewed… a lot of people…and you finally found the right person. Good for you! But not so fast…your onboarding process isn’t over yet. Did you know that the...

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...

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...

The YouTube Rule

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Are you following the YouTube Rule? Recently, a manager returned home after the office day from h— only to have his son greet him with, “Boy Dad, you’re in big trouble.” Not really knowing what was going on, he approached his very angry wife only to learn that today’s...

Quit Rates and Job Opening Statistics Paint a Picture

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Some interesting facts were recently released from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) that we wanted to share with you on quit rates and job opening statistics. Over the years we have mentored and guided our clients to pay attention to why employees leave. What makes them quit?...