Blog Posts for May 2018

Summer Interns: To pay or not to pay. What are the rules?

May 24, 2018

Some experts are predicting an increase in more traditional unpaid internships this year. This is likely due to the Department of Labor's new test for determining whether interns qualify as employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  If an intern does qualify as an employee, he or she must be paid at least minimum wage as well as overtime.

How to Manage a Multigenerational Workforce

May 7, 2018

With four generations currently in the labor force, there is an increased focus on how to manage multigenerational employees (Baby Boomers, ages 54-70; Gen X, ages 34-53; Gen Y, or millennials, ages 21-33; and Gen Z, 20 and under).

The approach needed to manage employees from one generation may different from those needed to manage others. Companies should recognize the strengths and potential that each group brings to the table and focus more on adapting to those differences rather than expecting groups to conform to a specific management style or culture.

Simply Engaged Named One of the Best HR Blogs of 2018

May 1, 2018

Thanks to Fit Small Business for the recognition, and congratulations to our dedicated blog contributors. Your experience and HR expertise makes all the difference to our readers - and especially to Engage's clients.


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