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Affirmations

Affirmation: Setting Priorities Helps Me To Be Patient With Goals

I go through life patiently pursuing my goals. I am able to achieve a sense of calmness because I prioritize. Doing first things first helps ...
Career Monday

Career Monday: How To Deal With Isolation When You’re Self Employed

Working alone sounds great. No one steals the last cup of coffee, and there’s no boss telling you to get to work. There’s one big ...
HR Q&A

Q&A: Do Exempt Employees Get Their Full Pay for Partial-Week Furloughs?

Yes, salaried exempt employees must be paid their full weekly salary if they do any work during your designated seven-day workweek, including tasks as quick ...
Affirmations

Affirmation: I Take Progressive Measured Steps To Reach My Goals

By taking the right steps, I can reach my goals in the allotted time and stay on track. When I set a goal, I also ...
Career Monday

Career Monday: Top 10 Ways To Demonstrate Your Ability To Handle Pressure At Work

Is your job particularly demanding? Being able to deal with pressure in the workplace is a highly sought-after skill. If pressure at work is part ...

Blasts From The Past

Affirmation: Take Full Advantage Of Your Commute Even If You’re Driving

If you commute 30 minutes each way to work, that’s about 250 hours per year. That’s a lot of time you’re probably not putting to ...
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Q&A: If we terminate a salaried, exempt employee early in the week, do we have to pay them for the entire week?

No, you’re not required to pay this employee through the end of the week. The general requirement to pay a salaried, exempt employee for the ...
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Q&A: Employees & the Return to Work

Some of our employees have said they don’t feel safe returning to work. Can we just permanently replace them? What other options do we have? ...
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E-Alert: House Passes Comp Time Bill

Comp Time and Health Care On Tuesday, the House passed the Working Families Flexibility Act. The Act would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to ...
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Career Monday: Dealing with ADHD at Work

Does your boss keep giving you the same feedback? You need to follow instructions and pay more attention to details. These could be signs that ...
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Q&A: How do we handle pay for an employee out on military leave?

There are two federal laws to consider when managing pay for employees on military leave: the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Uniformed Services ...
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