Eighty years of the FLSA and companies still screw it up

by Michael Haberman July 11, 2018

Tweet Two things struck me as I was reading today. First, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) has been around for 80 years now. You would think that every business course would cover this law, every book on entrepreneurship would cover this law, or every management team would understand the importance of this law. Unfortunately, […]

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Happy Fourth of July

by Michael Haberman July 4, 2018

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Answering questions about Holiday Pay for the 4th of July

by Michael Haberman July 3, 2018

Tweet This was originally posted on July 5, 2011.  Many people screw up paying correctly for a holiday. Even people with the title of HR Manager had to ask how they should do this. For that reason, I publish this every year that the 4th appears on a weekday. The Fourth of July is Wednesday of […]

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Future Friday: Hey HR now is the time to push for AI!

by Michael Haberman June 29, 2018

Tweet I listened to a webinar the other entitled How Big Data and AI are Driving Business Innovation in 2018. Presented by Randy Bean, CEO, of New Vantage Partners, on behalf of MIT Sloan Management Review, the webinar was not HR related nor did it address HR in any manner, but I thought the information […]

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The June HR Carnival- Post #SHRM18

by Michael Haberman June 28, 2018

Tweet This edition of the HR Carnival appears just a week after #SHRM18 and is hosted by Jazmine Wilkes at  HRJazzy. She is “a young professional trying to learn the ways and create my own journey in HR.” From what I have seen she is doing a pretty good job of it. The theme for this […]

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Images from #SHRM18

by Michael Haberman June 27, 2018

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Another #SHRM18 Report

by Michael Haberman June 26, 2018

Tweet The final day of the #SHRM18 conference started with a presentation and question and answer session by and between Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant. For those of you not familiar with Sandberg, she is the chief operating officer of Facebook and founder of Leanin.org. She is an outspoken advocate for women in the workplace […]

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Day Three Summary of #SHRM18

by Michael Haberman June 20, 2018

Tweet McCormick Place in Chicago is a huge venue. By day three you are foot tired, but the information! Adam Grant Adam Grant is an American psychologist and author who is currently a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania specializing in organizational psychology. He spoke about principles that he has discovered […]

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Day two Summary of #SHRM18

by Michael Haberman June 19, 2018

Tweet The second day of SHRM18 started off with the President of United Airlines, Oscar Munoz. As we all know United Airlines has been in the news quite a bit for their customer (no)service encounters. He made some introductory remarks and then sat down with Johnny C. Taylor, CEO of SHRM, for some pointed questions. […]

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#SHRM18 Is underway

by Michael Haberman June 18, 2018

Tweet Sunday, June 17, Father’s Day, kicked off the #SHRM18 conference. Johnny C. Taylor, SHRM’s CEO had a rousing welcome for the more than 20,000 attendees. A new record for SHRM! McCormick Place is a huge venue, but 20,000 people and thousands of vendors do fill it up. Former Governor Jeb Bush gave the opening […]

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