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Little Amendments Bring Big Good Changes for Employers

By |April 6th, 2017|

With the simple addition of a few sentences and the stroke of a pen, the NM legislature has made an amendment to the Workers Compensation, in Senate Bill 155 that clarifies workers’ rights and responsibilities when it comes to workplace injuries and disability.

This is for you, my New Mexico Colleagues—if you employ 3 or […]

Resiliency During Tough Times

By |February 17th, 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.  […]

Draker Cody is Expanding!

By |February 10th, 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 |January 23rd, 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 […]

Keeping on the Safe Side of the New I-9

By |January 23rd, 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 […]

Overtime Rule in Timeout: What to Do Now?

By |November 29th, 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 […]

Employee Management & the True Costs of a Bad Boss

By |August 3rd, 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 […]

Getting More out of Your Business – A Radio Interview

By |July 27th, 2016|

Thank you Bob Daniels and David Sahd for asking us to speak on Let’s Talk New Mexico.

Make Asset Management Work for You!

By |August 26th, 2015|

Asset Management Plan/Program

Simply put, asset management is managing an asset in an optimal manner from the decision to acquire, through the life of the asset, to final disposal. Operating
costs, risks, expected performance, and maintenance over the life of the asset are integral to management of the asset. Asset management has been around for 25-30 […]

How Could a SWOT Analysis Help Your Business

By |August 26th, 2015|

Want to design a business strategy that will move your business forward, help distinguish you from your competition, and help you compete more effectively in your market place. A SWOT analysis may be the tool you need!  DrakerCody, Inc. can help!

 

SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats)

SWOT analysis came into vogue from research done by the […]