Every day, employees make decisions about whether they are willing to go the extra mile in ways that contribute to their organization’s success. These are important decisions because research shows that when employees are willing to go beyond their formal roles by helping out coworkers, volunteering to take on special assignments, introducing new ideas and work practices, … Continue reading How to Motivate Employees to Go Beyond Their Jobs
A federal judge in Texas has struck down an Obama-era federal overtime rule that would have made more than 4 million currently exempt employees eligible for overtime pay. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant granted summary judgment to more than 55 business groups that had challenged the Obama administration’s 2016 rule that more than doubled—from $23,660 … Continue reading Federal Judge Strikes Down DOL’s Overtime Rule
HR professionals have a lot on their plates. Wearing multiple hats and dealing with tight deadlines throughout the year can lead to a lot of built-up stress and negative energy. Without proper leadership in place, many HR professionals are susceptible to burnout. Although American workers have been overworked for years, chances of burnout are higher … Continue reading 7 Ways to Avoid HR Burnout
Listen to HSLLC President Todd Surline discuss annual performance reviews with Glenn Granger, President and CEO, and Matt Bozung, Director of Human Resources, of Granger Construction!
West Michigan Intermediate School District Labor Market Study We conducted a comprehensive Labor Market Study for over 50 unique positions which included position description analysis (position analysis questionnaire completion), on-site interviews with incumbents (position audits), development of position descriptions, crafting of an internal job evaluation plan to assess internal equity, an external labor market study … Continue reading Recent Human Resources Consulting Projects
It will be a happy New Year indeed for millions of the lowest-paid U.S. workers. Nineteen states, including Michigan, New York and California, will ring in the year with an increase in the minimum wage. Massachusetts and Washington state will have the highest new minimum wages in the country, at $11 per hour. Michigan’s minimum … Continue reading Pay to Rise for Millions in Michigan