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Resiliency During Tough Times

By |Feb 17, 2017|

Frequently I receive a newsletter that catches my eye, I read it, learn and move on.  Yesterdays I received HRE-Online the leading article HR Leadership by Susan R Meisinger.  A ‘Super’ Lesson on Resiliency

Several of my colleagues, as well as myself, have or are experiencing some tough times and Susan’s message resonated with me.  […]

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Draker Cody is Expanding!

By |Feb 10, 2017|

Just released!

February 9, 2017

Better business? A business management consulting firm has expanded its services to League City. Draker Cody Inc., more commonly known as DCI, has expanded its services to Texas with a new office in League City. DCI, founded in 1997, specializes in helping businesses improve management processes, human resources and develop best practices to […]

The Joys of Job Descriptions

By |Jan 23, 2017|

According to D. Albert Brannen, managing law partner for Fisher & Phillips, the process of crafting job descriptions is much more than a nuisance chore. In fact, the right job description can not only invite you to think about the structure and needs of your own organization, it can also prevent practical and legal […]

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Keeping on the Safe Side of the New I-9

By |Jan 23, 2017|

The standard I-9 form, which defines a prospective employee’s citizenship status and is a required part of any employee hiring process, will be undergoing a change on Jan 22, 2017. The new version of the form (marked 11/14/2016) will completely replace the old form (marked 03/08/13), and the old form will no longer be […]

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Overtime Rule in Timeout: What to Do Now?

By |Nov 29, 2016|

A lot of companies are (quite sensibly) concerned about the Department of Labor’s change to the federal overtime rule, which would have changed the Fair Labor Standards Act on December 1. The overtime rule has been temporarily blocked, but what do you need to know?

Right now, salaried employees who make more than $23,660 annually […]

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Employee Management & the True Costs of a Bad Boss

By |Aug 3, 2016|

Employee management! One of the worse things that can happen to you as a business owner who needs employees to function properly is a high attrition rate. The last thing you want do is train new employees. It’s tempting, in that instance to blame the workforce “those millennials!”, but you might want to turn […]

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Should Your Next Hire be an Employee or Contractor?

By |Jul 24, 2015|

Hire a Contractor or an Employee?  

In our role as human resource advisor to small and medium size businesses, we are frequently asked to develop their staffing plan. Our first question is always, “Are you interested in employees or contractors?” Many choose contractors with the assumption that employees and all the regulations that go […]

Preparing for Your Worst Business Nightmare

By |Jun 26, 2015|

Emergency/ Business Disaster Planning Can Reduce Time and Expense to Recover 

Working out of your home or in an office, this article is for you. Small business owners invest a tremendous amount of time, money and resources to make their businesses successful, yet, many owners fail to properly plan and prepare for disaster situations. Major disasters, […]

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