Posted on January 7, 2019 at 08:51:15 PM
Perhaps hiring is much simpler than we give it credit. Here, Inc. com published how there are only four jobs in the world – thinker, builder, improver, producer. Each of these four jobs all holding different responsibilities and traits for each, and prone to be appropriate for the life cycle of each business. From start up to rapid growth and fortune 500 companies – there is a cycle of life that happens within each business. At times it’s about growing, others about sustaining. Whatever the focus is, businesses hire employees to do just that, the needed part of the life cycle. Here’s the four Inc Magazine has outlined, they might just help direct you to better decide what type of hire is next for you. Thinkers These people are the idea generators, strategists, and creative types. They’re at the front-end of the growth curve, and their work covers new products, new business ideas, and different ways of doing everyday things. Sometimes they get in the way once the company or projects begin to grow. Builders These people take ideas from the Thinker and convert them into reality. Entrepreneurs, inventors, and turn-around executives are typically Builders. They thrive in rapidly changing situations, they make decisions with incomplete information,...
Posted on October 06, 2018 at 07:26:47 PM
We’ve all heard the buzz encircling the new rules when it comes to overtime and salespeople. However, many of us are left with a variety of unanswered questions regarding all the details. This overview will expose the facts of the recent changes in overtime laws. Let’s start with some initial terminology and background to ensure this issue is explained completely. Then we will get into the exemption for salespeople and how it affects your business. The Basics The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes the minimum wage, overtime pay and age employment standards for the federal, state and local governments. Since 2009, the hourly minimum wage has been $7.25. FSLA overtime policies state that employees must receive overtime pay for each hour over a 40 hour workweek. Companies must display the FLSA official poster and accurately account for employee time and pay information. The Background The Secretary of Labor was asked to bring the FLSA up to date with overtime regulations in a way that modernizes the rules, making it simpler for businesses to apply. The final ruling will be effective as of December 1, 2016. Employers wonder what all this really means and how it will affect their businesses. The Law The final rule will be effective later this...
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