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Avoiding single point-of-failure in smaller libraries

By on Mar 20, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, Government and Public Sector, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Public Libraries |

Avoiding single point-of-failure in smaller libraries

By Asha Vyas Imagine the joy I felt arriving at work one bright Tuesday morning to find a note from the library’s fiscal officer reading: “I’m eloping – see you in three weeks.” Alas, my joy was short-lived when I realized we had payroll to process, a board meeting to prep, and no one to […]

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Case study – employee handbook rollout

By on Feb 27, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, Case Study, Compliance, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Success Stories, Training and Development |

Case study – employee handbook rollout

Over the years we have posted several Updates about the importance of employee handbooks and how to use them effectively.  This month’s case study has some tips on making the handbook rollout process more effective so that it is an effective tool for your managers as well as increasing understanding with your employees. Having worked […]

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The importance of front-line supervisor training

By on Feb 8, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, Government and Public Sector, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Public Libraries, Training and Development, Training and Development Consulting |

The importance of front-line supervisor training

By Cari Dubiel Public libraries are often faced with challenges when it comes to training in general: staff shortages, lack of time, and the need to stay relevant to their communities, are only a few examples. Leadership training gets pushed to the back burner, and managers are expected to become self-starters, learning on the fly. […]

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Salary budget increases approaching 5.0% for 2022

By on Jan 11, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, Compensation Consulting, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting |

Salary budget increases approaching 5.0% for 2022

Back in September 2021 we shared that HR/Compensation professionals were expecting a 3.30% increase to salary budgets for 2022. This information was based on the WorldatWork.org salary increase survey published in August 2021. A recent poll conducted by WorldatWork.org between December 14, 2021 and January 3, 2022 confirms that organizations have evaluated the environment and […]

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Required employment postings – State of Ohio Minimum Wage change for 2022

By on Jan 5, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, Compensation Consulting, Compliance, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting |

Required employment postings – State of Ohio Minimum Wage change for 2022

The State of Ohio has released its new Minimum Wage poster for 2022.  Ohio employers are required to post this in a conspicuous place where the employees can see the poster easily. Visit Ohio.gov to print your copy and post as many as needed in your workplace. Remember, if you have employees in other states […]

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