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Editorial

Freak people out and say hi

August 28, 2017Letter to the Editor

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) had its annual conference in New Orleans recently. I wish I could have attended.I followed much of the activity via Twitter and read many of the Tweets from attendees at different sessions. Each would include a quote nugget they found of interest to share.One I read today was something stated by a speaker. "Be a disruptor in HR by freaking people out and saying hi to everyone you see".When I read that, I got kind of sad, but realized that the simple...

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Editorial

Make employees responsible for performance

June 26, 2017Guest Commentary

Over the course of the year I speak at several state HME association meeting, non-healthcare meetings, and have spoken at Medtrade for the past 21 years. Whenever the topic is Talent Management, I like to ask the following question: “How much time should a manager spend to make sure those who have been hired and trained are doing the job for which they have been hired and trained?” I ask attendees to throw out a number and I usually get responses of 10%-50%. At one meeting an attendee...

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Providers

Protect yourself with clear policy

July 25, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Working after hours is commonplace in today's busy working world, but the new overtime rule (See “New overtime regs headed your way,” July issue) could create a profound shift in those practices, says consultant Richard Davis.With the new rule, the focus is on ensuring all workers track any time spent performing what has often been considered off-the-clock activities, especially those employees who may have switched from salary to hourly, says Davis, president of HirePowerHR.“Companies...

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Providers

Coming soon: New overtime rule

June 10, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Editor's note: The new overtime rule is also the subject of our current HME Newspoll. Add your two cents here.YARMOUTH, Maine - A new overtime rule, slated to take effect Dec. 1, has employers across the country taking a hard look at employee job descriptions and pay rates, says consultant Richard Davis.“The good news is, you have plenty of time,” says Davis, president of HirePower HR. “But you can't wait.”The new rule requires employers to pay overtime (time and a half) for...

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