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The college degree is a useless over-qualification used by Misguided and Pedestrian HR and Managers

Why do we over-qualify candidates using education as a mandatory requirement?  Everyone, Please Please humor me a sec whilst I do some math here..

As it stands, today, according to the United States Census Bureau, less than 31%  the American Population, 25 years or older,  has reached the educational attainment of either a bachelor's degree or higher.   - this includes our amazingly huge baby boomer / Generation Y populations.


Lack of employee response directly related to management empty words

Driving by the local church which has provided a great number of inspirations for past blog posts, they had on their billboard the statement “if our prayers are empty words so is G-d’s response” As many of you know I never talk religion in this space, and will not begin now, but it did bring up an interesting question. What if our organizational message is nothing more than empty words?


A Supervisor's Guide To Social Media, Part Two

In our last issue we began an analysis of the legal pitfalls managers can face when dealing with problems created by employees' use, and misuse, of social media like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. We also offered some practical advice.

Space prevented including all the advice we would have liked, so we'll pick up in this issue right where we left off.


Computing Hourly Rates of Pay Using the 2,087-Hour Divisor


Hourly and biweekly rates of pay for most Federal civilian employees are computed as required by 5 U.S.C. 5504(b).

  • Hourly rates of basic pay are computed by dividing an employee's annual rate of basic pay by 2,087 hours. Rates must be rounded to the nearest cent, counting one-half cent and over as the next higher cent (e.g., round $18.845 to $18.85).


“F Bombs” as Protected Speech?

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) recently concluded that an employee who made concerted complaints about compensation did not lose the protection of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) despite the fact that the employee dropped “f-bombs” in the face of the owner of the company.


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HCX Facts

Healthcare Costs grew a cumulative 138% between 1999 and 2010 and outpacing cumulative wage growth of 42% over the same period. Average employer costs for health insurance per employee hour rose from $1.60 to $3.35 during the 1999 to 2010 period. This almost 110% increase in average costs per hour was  much larger than the 39% increase in average employer payroll costs per hour for these workers  KFF


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