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Employee Rewards that Mean More Than Money and How to Use Them


When engaging and inspiring employees, money is only part of the motivation. Money can’t buy loyalty—it merely “rents” it. Far greater motivation can be found in “other rewards”—especially career development.

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How to Respond to and Mitigate the Risks of the New Overtime Rules


President Obama and Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez announced recently the Final Rule on regulations which will automatically extend overtime pay protections to more than 4 million workers by the end of 2017. While the rule could provide an income boost for many workers, it may also present some challenges and a higher cost of labor for many employers.

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Small, Mid-Market Firms Are Most Harmed by Healthcare Policies

It’s easy to make the case that the president’s sweeping overhaul of one-sixth of the U.S. economy has disadvantaged small and mid-market firms (SMBs) more than large companies, which can more easily absorb higher health insurance costs.

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If You Want to Hire Millennials, You Must Understand How They Want to Work and Live

Leaders are increasingly focusing on the millennial generation. Gallup, research-based, performance-management consultancy, recently completed a study of how this generation’s attitudes and preferences are reshaping  workplaces, communities and markets. In the new report, “How Millennials Want to Work and Live,” Gallup researchers found that these Gen Xers want to be engaged with their jobs, but often feel they’re not. They seek ...

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How Companies Can Get the Best Senior Hire

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Suppose you are a CEO of a mid-sized manufacturing company and you’re looking for a new CFO. You would probably look for somebody with excellent financial skills and training—preferably in the same, or a similar, industry. But picking senior staff depends on more than vetting skills and track record.

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Recent Lawsuits Highlight the Risks of Using Contract Workers

Recent lawsuits against companies such as Uber and FedEx have highlighted the growing risks of using independent contractors. While using contractors can come with many cost-saving benefits, companies must ensure those workers qualify as independent contractors under federal and state laws.

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Prepare to Hire More of These Kinds of Employees in the Future

The unemployment rate is low right now, standing at just 4.9%, with 242,000 jobs created so far this year. Current trends show that some positions are in high demand no matter the type of business you're in.

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