A new regular feature covering articles and resources which can help you grow your skills, develop others, and grow your business. Recommendations welcome!
The toll of incivility on employees and morale:
Employee productivity, morale and email outside work hours is covered in this article. Note: if you have non-exempt (under the Fair Labor Standards Act) employees and they are checking email, you will need to compensate them for the time too.
Meetings, we all hate meetings -but most organizations need to have some. Good article with useful checklist at end!
Increase your success – interesting infographic for every small business owner
Worried about employees leaving? It is likely that you will lose people but there are some good retention ideas here.
Need to hire? Check out some common hiring mistakes and see which you may need to correct.
Also, the new rules for overtime pay go into effect December 1, 2016. Here are the annotated slides from the webinar I did for the Virginia SBDC Network.
The Alexandria SBDC will offer special HR Consults on this topic on October 26th, contact Gloria Flanagan if you want an appointment to discuss your issues.