Posts Tagged: HR

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 »


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 »


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 »


How to Avoid Common HR Mistakes

For small to medium-sized businesses, it can be a challenge to implement effective HR policies and procedures when the focus is solely on building your business. Keeping a safe, fair, and comfortable work environment is crucial to retain your top employees and avoid lawsuits. Mistakes are made in the workplace though. RTR Consulting reviews the… Read more »



Minimum Wage Updates in California

Employees across Los Angeles, Pasadena, San Francisco, and Oakland are celebrating new minimum wage standards. The numbers can vary slightly from business to business based on company size and industry, but there remains an upward trend in wages. RTR Consulting informs businesses of the change and the new numbers you need to know.   A… Read more »


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.