The Ronald McDonald House main focus is providing comfortable, low-cost housing to out-of-town mothers and fathers needing to be near their hospitalized children. Helping a sick child fight their illness takes a big enough emotional toll on a family. Adding a financial strain can make it all almost too much to bear. The House can […]
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Over the past 2 years, we have had the pleasure of working on significant projects in Texas such as a salary survey for an oil and gas company in Houston with over 200 employees, along with the placement of over 100 employees for a retail client with offices in Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio. The […]
By Heidi Johnson 6/9/2016 On May 18th the Department of Labor announced the much anticipated changes to regulations within the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which essentially governs rules surrounding compensation, including when employees are eligible for overtime (hours in excess of 40 during a given work week). The new changes that will impact all […]
This week marks Lucia’s 1 year anniversary. Well done!!! The growth of Investment HR over the past year is in no small part due to the hard work and dedication that she has shown the company. The effort Lucia puts in to her job has enabled the company to maintain its reputation and service to […]
Recently I came across an article that suggested 85% of job openings are not public and that the key to the job search is in networking. The article focused on the candidate and was more about advice for job seekers. Let’s take a look at how this applies to the hiring company. 85% is a […]
If your company’s most strategic effort to motivate employees is monetary, you may be missing the mark.
Hiring a new employee is always a challenge. Instead of looking at a candidate’s skills, first consider if this employee will fit into your culture.
Do your employees enjoy coming to work? Do your employees feel valued? Are your employees committed to their role in the organization? Do your employees understand the mission of your organization? Are your employees proud to work for you? Take time to honestly assess your answers to the above questions.
No matter the reason for termination, if it is voluntary or involuntary, if you are laying someone off or terminating them for lack of performance, make sure you are well prepared to protect yourself and your company.