Paying Employees

0:00 Today we’re discussing a subject that affects every employer: paying your employees and how YOU may be unintentionally breaking the law. 0:40 The basic rules on paying minimum wage and overtime are set by a federal law called the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA. 0:50 Some of the most common pay practices can […]

Testing During the Employment Process

0:03 We will be discussing testing during the employment process. 0:30 Employers often use tests and other selection procedures to screen applicants for hire and employees for promotion. 0:38 There are many different types of tests and selection procedures, including cognitive tests, personality tests, medical examinations, credit checks, and criminal background checks. 0:49 The use […]

Holiday Pay and Time Off

0:08 Holiday pay and time off. 0:38 If it’s been awhile since you’ve reviewed your company’s policy regarding time off and holiday pay, you should set aside some time to do so to make sure your policy and practices are up-to-date and in compliance with both federal and state law. 0:58 Although not generally required […]

Setting Employee Goals

0:02 Every supervisor and employee should set goals. 0:42 Employees who set goals increase both their commitment and motivation, and they become more invested in their jobs and long-term career plans. 0:53 The goal-setting process allows employers to direct employees’ efforts toward maximizing accomplishments and toward supporting the company’s own long-term goals. 1:11 Goal setting […]