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EGTIMES_04 Jan-Feb 2012

The most important factor in determining an individual’s success in life is simply Time Management. Obviously, intelligence, knowledge, and sometimes luck are important, but they have little value if they can’t be focused on opportunities as they arise. The fact…

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EGTIMES_03 Aug-Oct 2011

What works with one employee doesn‟t work with the next. Why? Managing employees can be like herding cats at times. Other times, it can be incredibly rewarding. Witnessing an employee implement your advice/instructions to achieve your desired results brings pride…

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EGTIMES_02 June-July 2011

Many employees feel pressure to stay in touch with the office while on vacation. Whether out of a concern their employers may discover they can get along with-out them, or because of stated or implied expectations on the part of…

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EGTIMES_01 April-May 2011

Change is one of those often over-utilized terms that managers throw around at will. It‟s common to hear a manager say “You need to change your ways.”, or “If you changed, you‟d be better at your job.” While management often…

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Employer’s Guardian Resume

Seasoned and driven Human Resources, Employee Management, Safety and Payroll professional with decades of combined experience. Outstanding track record of building strategic systems and processes that effectively and efficiently support the Mission and Vision of the organization. These include the…

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Flat Billing Warning

During the 1990’s, a new form of employee/employer relationship was created and came to be known as Employee Leasing. It promised less work and less exposure risk to employers that used the service. This new relationship was also prone to…

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Outsourcing Options PEO vs ASO

The trend today is Specialization. For example, it’s common for small and mid-sized companies to not employ a CPA, but use one for taxes and even keeping the books. So, the CPA ‘specializes’ in Accounting, while the Roofing Contractor can…

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Why Outsource HR?

Mid-market companies have often been reluctant to relinquish control of internal processes to outside firms that might not fully understand their operations or industries. And fewer outsourcing vendors have pursued middle-market clients, in part because it’s difficult to justify the…

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Wage War Article 4 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has fired a loud warning shot to employers in its ongoing effort to increase federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) enforcement. In a news release late last year, U.S.…

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Pay Practices

California recognizes five types of compensation with variations based on industry specific wage orders. These include: Hourly, Salary Exempt, Salary Non-Exempt, Commission and Piece Rate. The employer does not have complete freedom to select the type of compensation for its…

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