• The Stay Interview: HR’s Best Retention Tool July 25, 2017 1:00pm

    Stay Interviews are a simple, powerful discussion that can help you identify problem areas before they become reasons for quitting. Studies show that companies who conduct Stay Interviews enjoy a higher percentage of engaged, motivated employees. And their turnover is much lower.

  • Bargaining with the Devil: Strategies and Techniques for Negotiating with Tough Opponents July 26, 2017 1:00pm

    From politics and global diplomacy to the sports world, negotiation has been in the news of late. The issues are vastly different, but these negotiations have one thing in common.

  • Wage & Hour Law 2017: Classifications, Overtime & the New DOL Changes July 27, 2017 1:00pm

    More than 70% of employers are currently violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in one way or another, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. It’s best to identify your mistakes BEFORE a government agency or employee lawsuit does it for you!

  • Developing an Effective Administrative Procedures Manual July 28, 2017 1:00pm

    If you had to miss work for a week… two weeks… or even a month, could your co-workers or manager step in and fulfill your responsibilities, WITHOUT a major interruption to your office or business? Are the processes and procedures that you do each day documented for easy reference? What if a natural disaster occurs? Are you prepared?

  • Coaching Skills for Managers & Supervisors August 1, 2017 1:00pm

    In every management job, coaching challenges occur on a regular basis. But since no one is born knowing how to be a coach, managers must learn the specific skills and techniques required to handle these situations effectively.

  • Employment-Based Visas: New Rules and Deadlines for 2017 August 2, 2017 1:00pm

    New restrictions, new deadlines and dramatic new changes to employment-based visa programs – especially H1-B visas – are being pushed by the Trump Administration.

  • Transform Your Digital Image and Communicate Effectively August 3, 2017 1:00pm

    In the constant daily rush to reply, send, confirm and follow up, too many of us forget that each act of impersonal electronic communication comes laced with potential misunderstandings.

  • The Magnetic Manager: Becoming the Best Boss You Can Be August 4, 2017 1:00pm

    Why do employees leave? Departing workers probably told you it was “for more money.” But only 12% of employees actually leave their jobs in pursuit of higher pay, according to a Saratoga Institute study.

  • Electronic Employee Handbooks: Benefits, Risks and Opportunities August 8, 2017 1:00pm

    Converting to a digital handbook will cut costs, make updating easier and – most importantly – erase many of the legal dangers associated with paper handbooks. But e-handbooks involve more than just transferring written documents into a database. One wrong move can actually inject a host of new legal risks.

  • The Organized Office: How to Create Effective Systems That Actually Work August 9, 2017 1:00pm

    Are you struggling to create order in the disorganized chaos that is your workspace? Do you need more effective systems for keeping yourself, your team and your workload organized? If so, it’s time to create effective systems that help you get organized, reduce that feeling of being overwhelmed and increase productivity!