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10 Issues to Address Today to Comply With DOL's Overtime Rule Change

Unless you’ve been living under an HR rock for the past couple of months, you probably have heard about the more than doubling of the salary minimum for the white collar exemption from overtime, which will soon be increased to $47,476. 1,530 more words


My Employee is Trashing Us on Social Media

Dear Kelly,

My employee in customer service is a decent performer but she definitely brings the drama. She got really mad about a schedule change the other day and let loose on her Facebook page. 467 more words


My Best Employee is Being Deployed

Today’s Hair on Fire concerns the real and understandable panic every manager feels when the best performer on the team needs to take leave from work. 827 more words


I Tried to Discipline My Employee and She Brought Me a Doctor’s Note

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Hey Kelly-I’m hoping you can help!

I’m a pretty new team leader, and I manage a team of call center employees in a facility of about 150 employees. 1,525 more words


6 Easy Ways to Drive Away Great Talent

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There has been a lot of attention on the dismal levels of employee engagement lately. 811 more words



There’s nothing funny about Michael Jackson’s hair catching on fire during his 1984 PEPSI commercial shoot….

OKAY– YES there is.. because Michael Jackson wasn’t the first and he surely won’t be the last to have his hair catch on fire. 69 more words


I'm an idiot... :D

So, yeah, well… Vince is not the only one who got embarrassed today. :)

Let me tell you today’s blooper.

I was at a restaurant, sitting at a table, waiting. 129 more words