Exempt or Non-Exempt…. That Is the Question

What qualifies an employee to be exempt? What makes an employee non-exempt? What difference does it make? Do I really need to classify my employees as one or the other? So many questions that can cause quite a headache if not answered correctly and completely...
Create a Climate of Belonging Through Stay Interviews

Create a Climate of Belonging Through Stay Interviews

In today’s day and age, keeping quality employees can be a challenge for business owners. Thankfully, there are solutions to assist employers with the issue of employee retention. Through developing the employee’s feeling of belonging and conducting stay interviews to...
Coaching an Employee With a Bad Attitude

Coaching an Employee With a Bad Attitude

If you deal with people, you deal with their attitudes. Great attitudes are infectious, contribute to positive performance for a team and are just more pleasant to have around. Bad attitudes are also infectious and make an impact to the business that is overall… bad....
Employee COVID-19 Exposure through Family or Roommates

Employee COVID-19 Exposure through Family or Roommates

Question: What should I do if my employee discloses that their family member or roommate has COVID-19? Answer from Megan, SPHR, JD:  Employees who have come within six feet of someone who is infected should self-quarantine for 14 days after their last exposure per the...
After COVID-19 Closure, Bringing Back Select Employees

After COVID-19 Closure, Bringing Back Select Employees

Question: We are reopening after business closure due to COVID-19. Can we bring some employees back, but not others? Answer from Kyle, PHR:  Yes. If you are recalling some positions, but not others, you should document the business reasons why only those positions...