Monthly Archives: September 2014

EctoHR reveals positive results from the Compensation and Benefits Survey

September 26, 2014

EctoHR, Inc., and The Howell Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation, presented the 2014 Livingston County Compensation and Benefits Trends Survey results on September 24 to Livingston County company owners and representatives. The survey contained good news about local trends and growth in employment. Of all the survey participants, 65 percent have expanded their employee count in 2014. Companies continue to hire! Steve Williams, President of EctoHR, emphasized that employers can expect a few hurdles in the upcoming year. The survey results can help owners in building and preparing their businesses for the current and future employment market. Health Care The ...

Overtime and holidays

September 22, 2014

With the holiday season fast approaching (scary- we know!), EctoHR recommends that employers publish or revisit their company calendar now. As part of office closings for holidays, clarifying expectations for employee responsibilities and payroll calculations is important as well. One payroll issue that employers may wish to remind employees of is how the relationship of holiday pay, sick time, vacation, and such factor into time-and-a-half pay. It’s the law The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay nonexempt employees time and one half of the employees’ regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 in a ...

RSVP now for meeting to reveal the Compensation and Benefit Survey results

September 16, 2014

The 2014 Livingston County Compensation and Benefits Survey results are in! Steve Williams, president of EctoHR, will present the highlights of the report, as well as other key human resource, benefit and compensation updates, at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Howell Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored by the Howell Chamber of Commerce Foundation, this survey gives EctoHR, Inc. and the Chamber the opportunity to assist local businesses with benchmarking information for both compensation and benefits in the local area. Information provided through this survey will include salary and benefits statistics, trends for specific industries, and trends based on location. ...

EctoHR now offering services in Spanish

September 9, 2014

EctoHR is pleased to announce the addition of HR consulting and outsourcing services provided in Spanish for our clients! As a firm focused on organizational culture, we understand that as diversity increases in the workforce, our services need to adapt to the current and future demands of our clients. As of September 2, 2014, we began offering the following services in Spanish: - Onboarding and Orientation Services - Recruiting and Background checks - Employee Relations and workplace investigations - Coaching - Performance feedback and evaluations - Translation assistance - Other “HR On-Demand” services as needed If your company could benefit ...