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Who Is NOT Covered by the FLSA?

October 27, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) mandates the federal minimum wage level and requirement to pay employees overtime for hours in excess of 40 per workweek. While there are many more components to the FLSA, these are two that tend […]


Communication, Software

Creative Communications—Ideas for a Trying Time

October 21, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Communication is always a critical best practice for nurturing and engaging a productive and loyal team. In the midst of COVID-19 uncertainty, however, it’s more important than ever. At The Trade Desk, a global digital advertising technology company in Ventura, […]


Research, Software

How to Address Fertility Issues in the Workplace

October 20, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Infertility is a rising problem in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With many employees undergoing fertility treatments, there are concerns it will affect their jobs and make it difficult for them […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Managing Mental Health During Trying Times

October 19, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The Internet and social media are full of memes, statuses, personal stories, and other commentary lamenting and marveling at the craziness of 2020. Many of these point out that we’re not even done with this chaotic year! One of the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Teaching Critical Thinking

October 16, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Critical thinking can be defined, in part, as “the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and […]


Research, Software

Pros and Cons of Employees Having a Second Job

October 16, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Employers want employees who are loyal and unlikely to leave the organization. Where does having multiple jobs fit into that? Does it mean employees are more likely to stay because they appreciate the flexibility or more likely to go because […]


Research, Software

Is It OK to Pay Similarly Situated Employees Different Rates?

October 15, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Anyone who has dealt with payroll can probably attest to how easy it is to end up with similar employees who are paid different amounts. It can happen for lots of reasons. For example: Someone who has been there a […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Rehire Your Workforce with a Limited HR Team

October 14, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, American companies furloughed workers at an unprecedented rate. Initially, these furloughed employees believed their layoff was just temporary, but now, many of these job losses have become permanent. In fact, according to the U.S. Labor Department’s […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Flash Mentoring Creates Strong Onboarding

October 12, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Gallup estimates that employee turnover can cost companies one-and-a-half to two times an employee’s annual salary—a conservative estimate for replacing the employee who leaves. To combat this employee attrition, many organizations try to implement effective onboarding initiatives. Shockingly, one statistic […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Why Unconscious Bias Training May Not Help

October 8, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Unconscious bias training, also known as implicit bias training, is a means to help employees identify and understand the underlying biases we all harbor. The deeper intent behind the training is to help employees to improve their actions by recognizing […]