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I Could Get in Trouble for That?! Important New Compensation Laws

Beth Carroll | PROSPERIO GROUP It may come as a surprise that managers do not have complete freedom when it comes to how they pay their employees. Most everyone knows you must pay minimum wage for most positions, and now we are all more familiar with the overtime rules of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) than we ever wanted ...

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Achieving a Better Work-Life Balance

Amy Marcum | Insperity Often, the development of new technology, including cell phones and other advancements that allow for remote access to work, come with the promise of increased efficiency and reduced time demands. In many ways, the opposite has occurred. All of this increased accessibility has resulted in blurred boundaries between work and personal time leaving some employees feeling ...

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What Makes Incentive Compensation Work?

Beth Carroll | Prosperio Group There are many different ways to compensate and reward employees: commissions, goal-based incentives, bounties, MBOs, time-off, pizza parties, etc. In some organizations a pure commission model works the best, whereas in others a goal-based incentive model works best. What makes the difference? How can one be “right” for one organization and another right for a ...

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