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Breaking news - the new overtime regulations that were to go into effect on December 1, 2016 have been put on hold. The ruling increases the minimum salary threshold for employees exempt under the federal Executive, Administrative and Professional exemptions from its current threshold of $455 per week to $913 per week (annualized to $47,476 per year), with subsequent adjustments to be made every three years.

However, a preliminary injunction is just a temporary hold. While the Final Rule will not take effect on December 1 as planned, it may or may not become effective at a later date. The Court now has a chance to review the merits of the case and issue a final decision without the Final Rule taking effect in the meantime.

Do you find yourself avoiding those difficult conversations? Do you have someone you need to talk to about his/her negative results or behavior, but you are procrastinating and/or stressing about it? 

Be assured that you can do difficult conversations well with these 7 key steps.

Art Barter, CEO of Datron Communications and SLI, shared in today’s webinar the steps that he follows to ensure a 100% success rate with difficult discussions. These steps enable him to positively move a person towards doing great work and, most important, to build rapport and trust.

Premierehire was featured as #65 out of 150 fastest growing private companies in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal.

Congratulations to the Premierehire team but more important, we wanted to extend a huge thank you to our awesome clients. We value our partnership with each one of you and appreciate the strong working relationships we enjoy throughout your organizations. It is our pride and purpose to help you build strong teams.

Every successful firm knows that it's the people that make them the top preforming company in their sector.

The problem is, there are a limited number of top performers. Consequently, you are not always meeting the best candidates.

Well it doesn’t have to be that way. There are tried and tested methods that are being used by your competitors that literally guarantees that they attract the best of the best. The secret is out in this complimentary eBook.

End-to-end recruiting, coaching, and retention services enable B2B companies to accelerate revenue growth

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 23, 2016

Oinkodomeo and Premierehire today announced a partnership to create an end-to-end solution for B2B companies focused on rapidly and cost-effectively growing revenue through B2B inside sales. The partnership allows companies to combine a sound hiring strategy with a robust training and coaching strategy to get new inside sales reps to revenue quickly.

In previous posts, I wrote about two of the most important considerations in hiring high-value team members.  First, I described the way that the most highly qualified candidates respond to economic changes, and then I wrote about the role of company cultures in recruiting and retention. Now for some some insights on finding top talent that others will miss.

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Acknowledging Culture In Your Hiring Strategy

There has been much discussion lately about culture, specifically the way that it relates to the workplace and employment. The implications have too often been lost in a blur of buzzwords and the glib way the term has been thrown about in the media.

The culture of your company plays a huge role in employee retention. Fortunately, the right recruiting consultant can help you to create the conditions to hire the right people and to retain them more effectively for the long run.

The Change Is Already Here

The power is shifting to employees, creating the conditions for potentially more people to jump ship.  Allow me to explain.

You may have noticed that the hiring cycle is shifting as our economy improves. At its peak the market favors those who have the supply, the job seekers, at the other extreme, during recession, the advantage goes to what employers want.

This is outside of my normal topics but it is a great trick and reading nonfiction books is one of the best ways to stay engaged with the newest thinking in your field. This is especially important if you want to advance in your career, be more valuable to your clients or employer, or transition to a new area of interest.

But how can you make time for reading if your schedule is already overloaded?

Simple Questions - Personalized Answers - Life Changing Conversations
Solve some of your biggest relationship challenges before they begin.

Stop Guessing is a world class program for relationship building, team building, onboarding and self-awareness.

Six steps to avoid the pitfalls of #firstimpressionbias:

Most of us overestimate our ability to accurately judge what a person is like based on our first impression. This overconfidence gets reinforced because we are often not in a situation to actually get to know someone and thus reassess our prejudices - good or bad. As humans we are basically hard wired to form a judgement quickly - our brains just do it.

But how does all this impact our ability to hire great people? A LOT!

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