How to Vet Job Applicants Via Social Media

How to Vet Job Applicants Via Social Media

You can get an idea about a person through their resume and the interview process, but it’s just an idea. Using social media, you can get to know more about a candidate and even vet them more completely than you can otherwise. As long as you do it carefully. Get to...
How to Recruit Job Applicants on Social Media

How to Recruit Job Applicants on Social Media

Social media: the fastest-growing, least-understood tool in the modern business communications toolbox. (Social Media Not a Platform for Narcissism.) But not only is social media a tool for communicating with customers, it’s also a tool for communicating with...
Prepare for New Overtime Exempt Rules

Prepare for New Overtime Exempt Rules

The Department of Labor (DOL) will raise the pay threshold at which exempt, or salaried, employees will earn overtime from $23,660 to $47,476 (New Overtime Rules for Exempt Employees). Because the pay range was so low before, the rule had little effect on employers....
How to Navigate the New Overtime Rules

How to Navigate the New Overtime Rules

Starting in December 2016, the threshold at which employers will have to pay overtime to salaried employees will double, from $23,660 to $47,476. The change has the effect of making a rule that had little real-world impact into one that will affect pretty much every...
Wellness and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Wellness and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), commonly known as the winter blues, is a form of depression that usually hits during the months of the year that have less sunlight (Seasonal Affective Disorder in Spring?). While most people have heard of the winter blues or even...