Human Resources


It’s Time for an Employee Handbook Update – Areas to Review

Just because something has worked for your company in the past doesn’t mean it makes sense to keep in place forever. While your workplace policies might not be broken per se, they can probably still use a fair amount of improvement. RTR Consulting offers the following areas you should reevaluate in your company’s employee handbook:… Read more »


An Audit Today Keeps Long-Term Workplace Problems Away

The words “business audit” may make some people wince a bit – after all, what organization likes being inspected and scrutinized for mistakes? But in fact, auditing your organization’s business practices will benefit you in the long run. It’s important for companies to regularly review their policies to prevent any problems that can arise in… Read more »



Preparing for the Worst by Putting Employees’ Safety First

Smart business owners will have a plan in place before a disaster strikes. But the wisest managers will also have backup plans for their backup plans in the event of a power outage, data breach, and countless other catastrophes. Last month, RTR Consulting shared the importance of workplace safety preparedness. But are your strategies thorough… Read more »


Don’t Wind Up on the Naughty List: Tips for Hosting Office Holiday Parties

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…unless you’re dreading your workplace’s annual holiday party. Perhaps one of your otherwise excellent employees had an embarrassing incident at last year’s soiree, or your business’s reputation was comprised some other way. RTR Consulting offers the following tips to help make your holiday or New Year’s party fun,… Read more »


New Laws Coming into Play – What You Need to Know About Gender Quotas and Sexual Harassment

California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed a series of Senate bills related to gender quotas in the workplace and sexual harassment. These new laws, which are coming on the heels of 2017’s #MeToo movement, may affect you and your employees. To help you stay in the know, RTR Consulting reveals some of the changes Senate… Read more »


Understanding the de minimis Rule

It’s a blurry line: when can certain work tasks be considered de minimis? When an employee clocks out but continues to complete work-related tasks should they be paid for their unmarked time? What about when you call an employee while they are on vacation? RTR Consulting demystifies the de minimis rule by clarifying what California… Read more »