Regardless of skill, hiring a person who is a bad fit is the wrong decision. In fact, traditional interviewing predicts future success by only 10%. With a bad fit, the employee is never going to reach optimum performance, be fully engaged, and they are likely to leave. The company is then left with another expensive recruitment along with the disruption of having talent walk out the door. (Recruiting expens..
Whatever you call those extra assignments or even your larger "regular" work responsibilities, learn to apply project management tools and approaches to get better outcomes when facing barriers to completing work successfully. Identify the business problem you are solving to keep your work focused, efficient, and moving toward the desired solution. Expand your standard responses to barriers to include more ..
Like many people, I did not believe that Donald Trump would win the presidency and I assumed that we would continue to see, at the very least, a continuation of President Obama’s progressive and aggressive agenda. What we ended up with, however, is a new administration that is fundamentally different from the previous one. While there continues to be much rhetoric, it is clear that the Trump Administration ..
How To Build An Insanely Positive and Productive Workplace Culture a Webinar for Managers, Supervisors and Team Leaders
Year after year, companies like Marriott, USAA, and Wegmans Markets are listed in Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies To Work For. How do they do it? It’s more than offering high salaries, onsite health centers, and gourmet cafeterias. It’s enlightened people management that creates a culture where people want to do their best and never leave.In this session, Larry Johnson will share the secrets of some o..
Employers and employees are experiencing one of the biggest challenges in history in how people work. Some have never worked from home—some with spouses, kids, and pets at their desks – assuming they even have a desk at home. Many managers have never managed employees who work from home. The new situation is stressful and maybe all-consuming.How should remote teams communicate? How often? How do they have a..
Payroll Rules and Administration Made Simple Includes Review and Implementation of New Overtime Rules
This webinar covers the complete context of payroll rules and administration made simple. It starts with the basic classification of workers properly classified as Contractors or Workers. Rules for Payment and administration of Contractors are outlined. Rules for workers classified as “Exempt” or “Non-exempt” based on FLSA. Rules for payments to exempt and non-exempt employees are examined. Overtime r..
People are the primary resource and solution to all of your goals and dreams. It all starts with your ability to hire great people. The better you get at hire, the better everything turns out. You will learn critical elements, practices, and insights on how to hire the best people. Quality people will make your job easier, the organization better and produce at a level of excellence most people only dream a..
Today’s employee pool consists of individuals across five generations. The most successful organizations recognize the value each of these generations brings to the table and works to recruit individuals in different age ranges. But what happens when the generations are at odds with each other in your organization? How can you turn these generational challenges into collaboration success?In this dynamic key..
The “Floating Employee” Problem: Five Ways to Engage Someone to Work in a Foreign Country Where the Employer Has No Infrastructure or Payroll
International telecommuting arrangements come up in a handful of contexts or scenarios. How best to employ and payroll a given international telecommuter depends on the specific context or the scenario at issue. When considering any proposal for international telecommuting, begin by addressing the basic logistics as you would engage a domestic telecommuter to work from home locally. Then confront the sp..
One of the most frustrating payroll tasks is dealing with garnishment orders. The rules on the amounts of pay that can be subjected to garnishment orders, the priority of garnishments that apply, and the Federal and state laws that come into play are complex. Failing to comply with the rules can result in costly penalties.Join us to receive step by step guidance on how to evaluate and process the various ty..
This webinar will discuss the data revealed from discussion with SR Leaders, CEO, and CFO. It will assess what being strategic means for HR and will provide the tools for assessing current readiness to implement and support the business strategies that are critical in the business you support. We will look at what the CEO’s want and how that impacts the business planning session and the need for HR to exhib..
Employee handbooks have been a tool for Employers from small to large companies for several years. Many companies elect to have employee handbooks and utilize employee handbook templates that are provided online which we call “cookie cutter handbook” since they are created as a “one size fits all”. Unfortunately, employee handbooks can be a huge risk if not updated regularly, adapted to each company, reflec..
Meal and rest breaks laws continue to confound California employers with hourly-paid employees. Without a solid understanding of these specific requirements, your policies and procedures for your non-exempt employees can pose a substantial financial risk to your business.Employers, managers, supervisors, and human resources professionals should have a sound understanding of these laws so that they can commu..
Respect in the workplace is not just a good idea, but good for a company’s bottom line. Rude and disrespectful behaviors can create a dysfunctional workplace that pits people against each other, halts civil communications and destroys teamwork. Company culture becomes one of resentment and mistrust. When people can’t work together toward a common goal, the entire company suffers. If bad behaviors like these..
The IRS and the Department of Labor allow electronic communications such as email and web-postings to satisfy ERISA disclosure requirements, but many administrators are not aware of the specific rules that apply to these disclosures. The Department of Labor and the IRS outline general requirements for electronic disclosure. First, the fiduciary must provide access instructions and the opportunity for a pape..