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Are Job Boards Efficient for Finding Top Talent?

The internet has made it effortless to accomplish daily tasks and help make businesses more efficient. This includes the introduction of job boards and websites used to recruit top talent. RTR Consulting reveals the reasons why using a job board to find top talent for your small to medium-sized business is inefficient and how you… Read more »


Compensation Communication: The Key to Retaining Talent

There are several keys to retaining top talent. Hint: discussing compensation is one of them. This does not mean breaking your budget in the hopes of preserving the top talent at your business. This week, we take a look at the ways you can retain your top talent without handing out lavish salaries every year.


The Supreme Court Takes a Closer Look at FLSA Exemptions

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which exempts employees from minimum wage and overtime requirements, has been interpreted narrowly by the Supreme Court since the ‘50s. A recent case has given the Supreme Court reason to interpret FLSA exemptions more broadly. What does this mean for employers when it comes to legal disputes? RTR Consulting… Read more »


Paying Attention to Payroll: New Supreme Court Overtime Ruling

Have you turned a blind eye to how you calculate your employees’ overtime or additional compensation? On March 5, 2018, the California Supreme Court ruled on how employers are required to calculate overtime, specifically in regard to flat-sum bonuses. RTR Consulting gives you the details about the new overtime ruling and what it means for… Read more »


Are Employee Health and Wellness Programs Worth It?

When trying to boost employee health, retention, and morale, you may consider adding health and wellness programs to your company. With more and more companies offering competitive benefits packages and wellness program initiatives, is it worth considering them? RTR Consulting discusses the various types of health and wellness programs you can implement to benefit your… Read more »


Why Employer Branding is Essential to Attract and Retain Talent

Part of an employee’s decision to work with your company can include considering your company culture and branding. What is branding from a workplace standpoint? Branding is your company’s story, experience, and the qualities that make it stand out. One of the best ways to attract and retain talent in the workplace is to enhance… Read more »


How to Reduce Bias During Your Hiring Process 

  Hiring employees is one of the most important parts of running your business. Though profit should be one of your priorities, hiring qualified candidates is key. Sometimes people have the habit of including their own biases during the interview process, which can lead to an easy dismissal of an excellent candidate. Even people with the best intentions may… Read more »


New Immigrant Worker Laws Employers Need to Know About

  On January 1, 2018, the Immigrant Worker Protection Act created changes and new requirements for employers. In our last blog, we discussed the importance of updating your employee handbook every year due to new legislation taking effect. This act is a perfect example of that, but we want you to be aware of the new laws and… Read more »