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Wage & Benefits Statements

The year-end W-2 shows only a part of the total “dollar and cent” value an employee gets from their job. Calling attention to the overall gross and net pay to the employee – and employment costs to the employer is well worth the time and effort. A […]

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Florida Pay Adjustments

2018-19 FLORIDA PAY ADJUSTMENT (SALARY BUDGET) SURVEY   Following are the results of the Florida Pay Adjustment/Salary Budget Survey.  In Florida, data has been compiled showing both manufacturing and non-manufacturing statistics as well as information by for profit, not-for-profit and company size.

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Stay Interviews

As the challenge to find talent becomes more difficult, it is critical that employers focus on retaining their existing workforce. One of the latest tools utilized to help employers determine why people remain with the organization is the Stay Interview. These interviews help managers identify the keys […]

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ADA Compliant Job Descriptions

While there is no regulation that requires employers to provide job descriptions, it is in an employer’s best interest to outline the essential functions of a position in order to demonstrate what the responsibilities are and to assess whether or not an applicant can perform the essential […]

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ADA Advertisements, Applicants, and Hiring

Reasonable accommodations do not begin with a hired employee. The initial starting point is with the job posting. While no specific information is required in a job posting or on an application, the EEOC does recommend employers communicate the essential functions of the job since this information […]

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ADA and The Interactive Process

Employers are required to provide a reasonable and operative accommodation for employees with a disability. The best and easiest way to reach a point of agreement on an accommodation is to engage with the employee and have an interactive dialogue. The interactive process is an effective way […]

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Using Initialisms and Acronymns

As an HR professional, you are aware that there are many abbreviations used when referring to specific laws and regulations, organizations or processes. While a seasoned HR veteran may be more familiar with these abbreviations, someone who is new to the profession or not at all familiar […]

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Organizational Charts…Are They Useful?

Does your company use an organizational chart? Do you know your chain-of-command or where you fit it? Not every company uses or needs organizational charts (org charts). In a large company, seeing the chain-of-command can be useful when there are several departments and the levels of management […]

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HR Audits – Part II

While we covered several audits in HR Audits Part I, the lists were not all inclusive of the types of audits a company should be conducting or what those audits should encompass. Other audits that may or may not be part of an HR Audit can include: […]

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Employee Status

Employee Status: Part-time, Full-time, Temporary or Contractor? An employee’s status as full-time, part-time or temporary can be confusing for employers. Not only does the company have its own idea of what a full-time or part-time employee is, there are other outside influences that define the status of an […]

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