Typical nine-to-five employees will put in an average of 40 hours per workweek. But not everyone has a typical job. Those who work in demanding fields or work for businesses that go through hectic seasons may need to put in more than the usual 40 hours at the office. That’s why it’s important for employers… Read more »
Posts Tagged: HR
One of the most challenging parts of human resources management is handling employee compensation. While it might be up to the higher-ups to hire staffers on a full-time or contractual basis, the human resources department is usually the one responsible for handling payroll duties.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Communication is one of the key elements to success in a business. What happens when employee communication takes place after hours though? Do the rules change or is there a separate set to follow? RTR Consulting reveals some helpful guidelines about how to effectively communicate with employees after business hours.