Staffing

How to Get Ready for Michigan’s Minimum Wage Increase

Employee Wages

Did you know Michigan’s minimum wage is increasing as of January 1, 2018? Michigan’s minimum wage is set by the Workforce Opportunity Wage Act.  If an employee is subject to both the state and federal minimum wage laws, the employee is entitled to the higher of the two rates. Since 2007, Michigan’s minimum wage has…

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How to Easily Boost Morale and Significantly Reduce Turnover

Have you ever been surprised when someone handed in their resignation?  Even if it wasn’t your top performer, a sense of panic likely set in while your mind raced to figure out how you’d find someone to take their place and how the work would get done in the meantime. Unfortunately, other dissatisfied people will…

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5 Ways Top Supervisors Position New Hires for Success

Last week we talked about Spring turnover and how to approach it with a different mindset.  Having to fill an open position on your team can be stressful; so there’s usually a huge sigh of relief once you’ve identified the right person. But for me, that feeling of calm only lasts until I remember that…

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