employee burnout

Everything You Need to Know About Chinese Overtime

The Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA) contains stipulations regarding overtime wages. Nonexempt employees who are compensated on an hourly basis must receive overtime pay for work exceeding 40 hours per week. The amount should be one and a half of their regular hourly rate. Let’s say you’re paid $13 an hour and in a […]

Employee Attrition Vs. Employee Turnover: What’s the Difference?

When a staff member leaves, it’s sad. When a number of them leave, it’s a concern, not only for your company, but also your company’s reputation.  Why’s that? The rate at which employees leave an organization points to a deeper problem within the organization. What’s more, it means that change is imminent. You see, any […]

How to Avoid Feeling Lonely When Working Remotely

Do you usually feel extra lonely when working from home? You are not alone. Buffer’s 2020 State of Remote Work revealed that 20% of online workers struggle with loneliness. So, if you were used to working from the office before the pandemic, you are more likely to feel melancholic when forced to shift to your […]

13 Satisfaction Survey Questions that You Need To Ask Your Employees

Just like the year before, it’s time again to prepare that annual employee survey. However, we understand that this is not something most HR practitioners are looking forward to. We all know that satisfaction survey questions are important. However, you’ve probably come to realize that creating employee questionnaires that’ll be relevant to your workforce is […]

What Is Compensatory Time, Really?

Employee burnout is a real issue in many companies and organizations. Your employees need to accomplish their daily, weekly, and monthly goals. However, they also need time off work to spend with their families and attend to personal matters. Taking time off of work allows employees to unwind and reenergize. Of course, this can boost […]

How to Stay Productive While Working 80+ Hours a Week

Working 80 hours a weekor more can affect your health and productivity. However, there are legitimate reasons you may have to work that long. This is especially true if you want to be at the forefront of your job, career, or industry. Is It Possible to Work for Extremely Long Hours? Leading entrepreneurs and businesspeople […]

California Minimum Wage Increase in 15 Localities Effective on July 1, 2020

The government of California had earlier decided on January 1, 2020, to implement a new, state-wide minimum wage in 15 localities. The state government pegged the minimum wage at $13.00 per hour for employers with 26-99 employees and $12.00 for employers with fewer than 25 employees. Some municipalities within the state have pegged the California […]

The pros and cons of raising the minimum wage in 2020 [And why you should]

In most — if not all — developed countries in the world, there is a minimum wage in place to protect workers, and these protections are usually enshrined in federal industrial relations laws. Minimum wage varies from country to country, state to state, and even city to city, with local laws and federal laws sometimes […]

Employee Burnout Is a Critical Workplace Challenge

Bell Labs of the 20th century gave the world the transistor, the fax machine, the communication satellite, the solar battery, and nine Nobel Prizes. Not to mention Claude Shannon’s theory of information, which had impact on everything digital – from Voyager’s mission into deep space to the development of the Internet. Its secret? Bell Labs […]