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Human Resource Tips

FAQs About Exempt Employees, Minimum Wage and more…

Exempt Employees

Q: What is the difference between an exempt and non-exempt employee?

A: The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay most employees at least the federal minimum wage for each hour worked as well as overtime pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek. Employees entitled to the minimum wage and overtime are known as non-exempt employees.

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Paid Sick Leave vs. Vacation vs. PTO: What You Need to Know

More and more jurisdictions are passing laws requiring employers to provide paid leave to employees, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only accelerated this trend. When new laws are enacted, employers often have questions about the impact on their existing policies. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions on paid sick leave, vacation, and paid time off.

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Company Culture and the Employee Experience

Company culture has a lot to do with employee experience, and vice versa. In fact, they are essential to each other’s success: a great company culture fosters a great employee experience, and a great employee experience both reflects and fuels a great company culture. Together, they can lead to valuable business benefits like increased productivity, reduced turnover, and greater employee satisfaction.

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Effective Employee Exit Interview Questions

Are Employee Exit Interview Questions Actually Important?

While negative feedback can be hard to take, employees who are willing to share their genuine thoughts can be invaluable resources for improving your organization. After all, the core purpose of an exit interview is to gather honest feedback that your organization can then use to make changes and improve the employee experience.

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