The DOL's Overtime Ruling and Your Organization


As you have likely heard, the Department of Labor recently made a final ruling on the Fair Labor Standards Act regarding overtime standards. This ruling will affect about 4 million employees and in turn, the organizations they work for. So how might you be affected by this new standard? We’ve compiled a few articles and resources to help you get caught up on the news and learn what lies ahead:

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Employment, Leadership

5 Steps For Compensation Across Generations

People of all ages and from all generations spend their days working. From the very beginning stages of a career to the golden days nearing retirement, (most) people work for a living. They may work the same, but they’re at different steps in their lives. As such, compensating the college grad and the executive, and everyone in between means taking on few different steps in the process. Not everyone wants the same thing from their benefits package. This means tailoring your approach to your employees is crucial if you want to keep employees around for the future. Here’s how to distribute employee compensation fairly across the board:

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Culture, Employment

Why the Pay-for-Performance Compensation Strategy Fails

When a market leader implements a model, others follow. After seeing how pay-for-performance has worked out at Apple, for example, other companies may want to follow suit. Pay-for-performance in particular is a tempting model because it promises maximum pay for minimum investment. You’d pay for good work, and not pay for bad work.

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Tips, Strategy, Employment, Workplace, Compensation, HR

How to Decide if Texting Candidates is Right for Your Company

Millennials… Glued to their phones, posting everything to social media and spending more time on the internet than their preceding generations. Yes, these are quasi-negative stereotypes, but that doesn’t mean you should engage them any less than other workforce generations; nor are they the only generation to use their mobile device frequently. Use this stereotype to your advantage in recruiting.

Some companies use interviews as an opportunity to reach out to candidates, others use surveys during the recruiting process. Other organizations, take candidate engagement to a whole new level. They use the impact emerging technology on workers’ tendencies toward mobile engagement and reach out to them via text messaging.

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Recruiting, Employment, Hiring, Business Trends, Mobile Recruiting, HR, Mobile Interview

Treat Your Candidates Like Customers for a Better Candidate Experience

Job seekers essentially “shop” around for the right job. They look through job ad after job ad to find the position that sounds just right. Candidates are the customers of your recruitment department; recruiters have to fundamentally sell the role to acquire their desired talent pool… their target market. In order to build a better candidate experience, think about the candidates as customers. Look for yourself at some stats that indicate how important calculated recruitment efforts are.

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Recruiting, Interviews, Employment, Employer Branding, Workplace, Candidate Experience, HR

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