Employment Tips and Best Practices

Proof that your business is never too small to be noticed by the federal (or state) Department of Labor: a small dental surgery practice was investigated for unpaid overtime violations. The Department of Labor determined that 13 employees were paid their regular hourly rate for all hours worked—regardless of whether they worked more than 40

Never fear. Some employees have no shame and will lie about anything–even a fake dying spouse.

As Newsweek reported last week, https://t.co/d9NpMTGiFS?amp=1, an executive at Ford Models allegedly made up a story about a dying husband in order to get released from her non-compete. She asked to go to Canada to care for her

You’ve had an employee blow a deadline or miss the mark on a project or presentation. But you’re avoiding providing feedback.

Key Tips for Delivering Feedback:

  1. Prompt but not “in the moment”
  2. Constructive and with intention
  3. Treat it as a conversation
  4. Focus on details
  5. Don’t Over-explain or sugarcoat it
  6. Provide action items

Prompt

Give the

A local diner in Florida scheduled an applicant for an interview for a server position. When she disclosed her pregnancy, they told her not to come to the interview. Her boyfriend took to social media and posted a screenshot of the written Facebook messenger discussion between the diner and his pregnant girlfriend (side).

His posting

Cannabidiol (known as “CBD”) is a compound naturally found in marijuana and hemp. For commercial use, it usually is extracted from hemp and combined with oil for vaporizing. It also can be found in creams and other products. It is being marketed as a treatment for pain, inflammation, anxiety, insomnia, epilepsy, and other illnesses.

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