Independent Contractor or Employee?

As a condition to being allowed to work, employers sometimes require workers to sign an agreement stating that the worker is an independent contractor. Under FLSA you are an employee if, as a matter of economic reality, your work indicates that you are economically dependent on an employer, and you are an independent contractor if you are in business for yourself.

How to Improve Employee Retention

In today’s hiring environment, employee retention is more important than ever.  Here are 4 tips you can use to improve your organization’s employee retention right now.

Behind the Curtain of a Workplace Investigation

48%. Percentage of American adults who report experiencing abusive behavior at work. Join ESC and Rupp Baase as they take you behind the curtain of workplace investigations, before, during and after. Learn how these situations can impact your business.

Quiz Corner: Managing PTO Requests

An employee who has worked at my company for 90 days and is newly eligible for PTO asked for two weeks of time off next month for a vacation. He is still in training and that is a lot of time to miss. do I have to approve it because the PTO is available to him?

Change Management Panel June 2019

Many of the world’s most successful businesses are those that can quickly and effectively adapt to the rapidly changing business environment. Implementing meaningful and proactive change within an organization can feel like an uphill battle, making these changes stick can prove to be even more challenging. Businesses that resist change can quickly find themselves left behind as new competition, new trends, and new technology emerge in all industries. Please join our panel of Lean Six Sigma experts as we explore best practices in change management.

Additional Session for Change Management Panel Coming Soon

The panel discussion Meliora Consulting is co-hosting with Dopkins & Company on May 10 quickly reached maximum capacity. The subject is Change Management – how to execute lasting change within organizations. It touches on topics such as developing a culture of continuous improvement, using DMAIC methodology to drive change, and much more. Due to the high interest in this event a second session will be offered in late June.

Change Management

Many of the world’s most successful businesses are those that can quickly and effectively adapt to the rapidly changing business environment. Implementing meaningful and proactive change within an organization can feel like an uphill battle, making these changes stick can prove to be even more challenging. Businesses that resist change can quickly find themselves left behind as new competition, new trends, and new technology emerge in all industries.

LSS Green Belt Classes for 2019

As the initial pillar of Six Sigma training, Green Belt offers students an introduction to the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) process, a systematic approach to drive sustainable change.  Featured topics include charter formation, process mapping, root cause analysis, solution selection techniques, and statistical analysis.  Students learn and apply key facilitation and improvement tools through interactive team-based exercises and traditional classroom sessions.  Taught by our Master Black Belts, the course features curriculum and exercises that are specifically tailored to fit student and client needs.

Seminar: Achieving High Performance with HR Best Practices

Thursday, April 11, 2019 |Giancarlo’s Restaurant | 8:15-10 a.m. What Every Employer Needs to Know Employer Services Corporation will be hosting a breakfast seminar on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Giancarlo’s Restaurant. The seminar focuses on HR best practices for business owners and organizations across multiple industries. HR Best Practices:  Overview It’s no secret that in this … Continued

Leveraging Benefits to Recruit and Retain Top Talent

As the job market continues to evolve into a candidate-driven market, it’s essential that organizations offer an attractive blend of benefits to recruit and retain top talent. While a great benefits package can be a powerful tool in attracting and retaining top talent, a poor benefits package can be just as costly, especially when considering the loss of potential candidates and the high cost of employee turnover.