Simplifying the Revised Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Regulations

The US Department of Labor, which has Federal enforcement responsibility for the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) regulations announced in May of this year that revised guidelines, governing employees’ eligibility for overtime pay, will become effective December 1, 2016. I have received inquiries from family members and friends who do not fully understand the revised …

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Anti-Discrimination Resources

For those of us who are EEO or Human Resources professionals, “discrimination” is a very familiar term. When the majority of people hear the word discrimination, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 typically comes to mind because it is the most well-known Federal Law that prohibits employment discrimination by most private and …

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Positively Positive

Those who know me and interact with me on a regular basis will tell you that I typically greet others with a smile and tend to look for the positive in most situations. I must admit, though, that even I have faced some circumstances that made it very difficult to maintain my usually-calm demeanor. Like …

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Tell Your Work Story

Hello everyone. Welcome to Installment II of my recommendations for moving seamlessly through your career search process. The post just previous to this one encouraged you to paint a mental picture of your perfect job. I recommended that exercise because once you can envision yourself having attained success, you are much more prepared, and motivated, …

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