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Calculating overtime is always tricky.  What rate is the “regular rate of pay” as required by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a question that must be answered...
The requirement for financial whistleblower hotlines surfaced out of the Sarbanes-Oxley legislation.  Yet, although hotlines have been in place for many years, their effectiveness...
  One of the easiest ways to save yourself time in Excel is with shortcuts. Yes, it may take a little time upfront to learn the shortcuts but once you have them down you'll...
As we move into 2019, we must consider the trends that are impacting the corporate learning industry. Corporate learning is an essential part of any successful company — and a...
Never thought we'd get here. Illumeo recenty posted its 1,000th course - and then we just kept on going. It has been about 4 years' time, and our more than 200 instructors have...
  We've been reading a lot about the aerospace industry lately - strong demand for product from airlines, defense, technology. Difficulty hiring enough qualified workers to...
  There is little stress on projects or ventures during periods of low inflation and low interest rates. This condition can help hide flaws and weaknesses in a project or venture...
Companies are increasing the amount they spend on learning and development (L&D) every year, which makes sense. Human capital is, after all, a company’s biggest asset....
The Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners have once again warned payroll professionals of an uptick in phishing emails targeting them that involve payroll direct...
E-learning is taking the world by storm, but many companies and working professionals are still testing the waters, not wanting to commit, as they figure out the landscape. The cost...
Have you sat down and added up your CPE hours for 2018 yet? If not, now's the time because there are only a few days left. It's easy to get to the end of the year and realize...
Well it’s almost over, the 2018 election. Still having a few counts here and there with a runoff election still to come. But all in all, the 2018 election has come and gone. The...
Microsoft offers to ways to access Excel. With standalone software (the most updated is Microsoft Office 2019) or with their subscription service (Microsoft Office 365). What that...
  Organizational effectiveness can be summed up as an ongoing system in which all projects, processes, and resources earn more than they cost, enable winning strategies and, as...
  By design, leadership roles are high-leveraged opportunities to unlock the greatness of every member of your workforce.  This blog describes how you can make the most of...
Excel 2019 is here, and we've compiled 5 tips that will help you master the latest version of Microsoft's essential program. With more than 63% of companies in the United...
For decades, corporate leaders have been “talking the talk” of optimized sustainable value creation.  That’s necessary but not sufficient for actually creating...
As 2018 starts to draw to a close, you may have realized that you're coming up a bit short on CPE hours for the year. While on-demand courses are an excellent way to beef up those...
Filling CPE Hours Can Be A Chore Most people need to get 40 hours of continuing professional education every year, with some variance based on their designation and rules. That's a...
Training for corporate finance has been the same for decades. Either employees are sent to training at live expensive conferences, a consultant is brought in to teach on site, or...