Overtime pay: A ticking time bomb

Overtime pay: A ticking time bomb Avatar Posted by JohnH under Human Resources
From http://money.cnn.com 3609 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 29, 2008 12:32 am
Everything you thought you knew about overtime may be wrong. The number of small businesses facing overtime suits has exploded since 2004, when the U.S. Department of Labor revised the FLSA to clarify which workers are exempt from overtime laws. In doing so, it boosted the number of protected employees. Read More

Small businesses turn to PEOs for human resources help

Small businesses turn to PEOs for human resources help Avatar Posted by ksmith under Human Resources
From http://www.stltoday.com 3620 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 22, 2008 11:35 pm
PEOs act as off-site human resource departments for small- and medium-sized businesses. By entering into a "co-employer" relationship with the client, PEOs can help companies with payroll, health-care and 401(k) benefits, employee recruiting and training programs, and compliance with the growing number of federal and state workplace regulations. Read More

How to Conduct a Job Interview

How to Conduct a Job Interview Avatar Posted by dobbie under Human Resources
From http://www.bnet.com 3623 days ago
Made Hot by: Shelly on January 16, 2008 1:19 am
Got a key position to fill? Hiring good employees is the foundation of any successful business. But selecting the right ones is hard work, and the interview process is often the most important step in the process. Here's how to figure out if the candidate sitting across from you is likely to become your next Employee of the Month. Read More

The 7 Interview Questions You Must Ask

The 7 Interview Questions You Must Ask Avatar Posted by dobbie under Human Resources
From http://www.bnet.com 3623 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 14, 2008 1:33 am
There are no magic bullets when it comes to job interview questions, but the way you structure your queries is important: It's the interviewer's job to create a framework for the discussion and prevent it from running off the rails. Every company's needs are different, but a good basic strategy is to ground the interview in questions about past Read More

Skills can be taught, personality is forever

Skills can be taught, personality is forever Avatar Posted by jnelson under Human Resources
From http://blogs.ittoolbox.com 3651 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 18, 2007 8:36 am
Employers are putting an increasing focus on employee personality to ensure that they can work within the team framework, and have a better understanding of the job requirements. An excellent write up in the SeattlePI goes in detail on the subject, and is something that I have noticed that more and more clients are doing. They want people who can Read More

Company Parties for As Few As Two

Company Parties for As Few As Two Avatar Posted by Becky under Human Resources
From http://www.businessknowhow.com 3654 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 16, 2007 10:29 pm
Just as large corporations are throwing their huge holiday galas, complete with orchestras, lavish meals and elaborate decorations and presentations of special bonuses and gifts, your small or home-based business can have its own end-of-the-year celebration. Indeed, you might choose to scale down the band and the buffet (perhaps, eliminate them fr Read More

Personal Assistants on Call, Just Not in the Next Office

Personal Assistants on Call, Just Not in the Next Office Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Human Resources
From http://www.nytimes.com 3670 days ago
Made Hot by: on November 29, 2007 6:02 pm
IN the latest twist on the information-age truism that technology is making the world even smaller, entrepreneurs in India are trying to build a new market for the offshore services they offer: helping small businesses cope with even the most mundane day-to-day tasks. Thanks to Indian companies like Brickwork India and GetFriday, even sole proprie Read More

When Employees Leave, Make Sure They're Gone

When Employees Leave, Make Sure They're Gone Avatar Posted by dobbie under Human Resources
From http://bmighty.com 3708 days ago
Made Hot by: on October 27, 2007 1:47 pm
Employee resignations and layoffs raise questions about network security and data security. Here are 7 ways to protect your small or midsize business Read More

Hire My Mom

Hire My Mom Avatar Posted by Becky under Human Resources
From http://www.entrepreneur.com 3741 days ago
Made Hot by: tiroberts on September 17, 2007 10:10 pm
Learn more about a resource that brings together businesses and qualified mom professionals wanting to work from home. Read More

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