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Polish presentation skills to sell your ideas

When selling your ideas, you need to be prepared to deliver a top-notch presentation. Here are some ways to sharpen those skills.
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What to do when schedules affect child-support obligations?

Question: We have weekly-paid employees who regularly work four consecutive weeks and then take two weeks off. As a result, some have trouble maintaining their monthly child support obligations. How might we work with the state agencies to accommodate our pay frequency so employees don’t end up in arrears?
Employee Relations

Stay out of court: 6 steps to setting up an in-house dispute resolution process

An alternative dispute-resolution program lets you identify and address problems while they’re still manageable and before they land in court. Here’s a six-step process for establishing an ADR program.
Employment Law

In wake of NLRB decision, review independent contractor agreements

Plenty of employers were concerned when the NLRB determined last month that McDonald’s Corp. will be considered a joint employer along with its franchisees in several upcoming unfair labor practices cases.

What kinds of interviews do we conduct?

More than half of employers screen job candidates before offering a face-to-face interview. Once real interviews start, few organizations let hiring managers wing it, insisting on some structure to the conversation.

Disability accommodation isn't working? It's OK to fire if employee can't do the job

Sometimes, a disabled employee simply cannot perform his or her job to the standards you legitimately expect. If you make reasonable accommodations and work with the employee to find a way for the employee to successfully perform the essential functions, you have done all you are required to do.
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