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FLSA Compliance – Do your exempt positions meet the Duties Test?
Overview: With the proposed new minimum weekly wage for exempt status, and all of the fireworks and press surrounding its implementation, we need to remember that exempt status under the FLSA is not just about a minimum, guaranteed weekly salary. In addition to meeting the minimum weekly earnings, called the "wage test", positions must also pass what is referred to as the "duties test." This e-learning will review the duties tests associated with the most common workplace exempt statuses, including a discussion on the dreaded "exercise of discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance" associated with the Administrative exemption category.
Refresh Your Employee Handbook: 2016 Employment Law Year in Review
Overview: The beginning of a new year reminds us of resolutions and fresh starts. It’s the perfect time to bring out your employee handbook and examine it for any employment law changes that may have taken place in the previous year. In this e-learning, we will offer a quick overview of Employment law updates from 2016 as well as other policies that you should consider updating based on current best practices.
Reading the Demographic Tea Leaves - What's Driving the Talent Shortage?
Overview: There seem to be endless discussions on the "skills gap", the "talent shortage", and the "HR Crisis." Survey after survey shows employers' inability to find the people they need is the biggest challenge facing their company and it is having the biggest effect on production and growth. What happened? This e-learning will examine the following: Is this truly just a numbers game? Is it regional? National? Global? Are generational differences driving the challenges? What are the political and social changes associated with the demographic changes? What can we do?
Tough Talks - Managing Difficult Conversations with Employees
Overview: The learning objectives of this e-learning include understanding the role of difficult conversations, learning how to properly respond to conflict, and implementing five key strategies to effectively manage difficult conversations.
Metrics, Matchmaking, and the Market - The Data Scene
Overview: Understanding and using the data in your compensation surveys is critical to being a key player in your organization when it comes to making recommendations and decisions related to compensation. What the market is paying for similar jobs, what a reasonable offer is to make to a candidate, and what an organization should budget for salaries all have roots in the data contained in salary surveys. Join us for an overview of compensation philosophy and then an exploration and explanation of salary surveys. How do you decide what surveys to use and what data is important in the salary surveys that your organization purchases every year? What can the numbers tell you when you are asked to provide recommendations from the data scene?
Coaching...It's Not Just for Athletes
Overview: Developmental coaching benefits individuals and organizations by preparing employees for senior leadership positions, building bench strength, building high performing teams, and overcoming career-limiting behaviors. Learn about best practices for integrating coaching into your talent systems and leveraging the benefits of coaching for your organization.
The Power of Creativity in the Workplace
Overview: The learning objectives for this e-learning include: what prevents us from being creative; the definition of creativity; the impact of right and left brain thinking; and three ways you can harness your own creativity.
Workplaces in a World of Uncertainty - What CEOs Worry About
Overview: The learning objectives for this e-learning will answer the following questions: What are the biggest issues? What do they have in common? What does the future hold? What is keeping CEOs up at night?
R.E.S.P.E.C.T! - Civility in the Workplace
Overview: During this e-learning, we will look at how things got this way and what we can do to promote a more civil and respectful workplace culture. This means that we need to realize that words have meaning and impact on people. And because of that, we are then responsible to be aware that some behaviors are totally appropriate while others may not be OK and in some cases may even be illegal. And certainly we need to understand that the workplace is a very different situation than at your own house. Something that might be OK at home might not be OK in the workplace.
Taking the Reins - Successful Succession Planning
Overview: Think about the leaders in your organization. How many of them have been in their positions many years and have a wealth of knowledge about your business? How many of them will be retiring or leaving the organization in the near future? How many of them have someone to fill their shoes when they leave? Organizations need to develop and prepare their managers to be ready to take on the leadership roles of the future. Succession management helps you do just that.
Controversial Content - To Post or Not to Post
Overview: Employers and employees alike thrive on social media, but the impact, use and abuse of it in the workplace creates obstacles in the workplace. The learning objectives include: defining "social media" and address its current status; discussing common workplace issues that arise, as a result of social media, and share best practices; and suggesting how can employers make the most of social media.
Get on the Right Track: Guidelines for Using Assessments for Selection and Development
Overview: Results from assessments can give you objective information about candidates and employees, helping you hire, develop, and manage more efficiently and effectively. Learn guidelines and best practices for successfully integrating assessments into your selection and employee development initiatives.
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