Monthly Archives: September 2015

Colleen Burke is now a DiSC Certified Trainer

September 25, 2015

EctoHR, Inc. is pleased to announce that Colleen Burke (formerly Richards) is now an Everything DiSC Certified Trainer! Based on EctoHR’s status as an authorized partner of The Wiley Group, Colleen had the opportunity to attend a three day JumpStart session in Minneapolis, MN in August. The purpose of this conference was to further develop our knowledge of the DiSC tools and to collaborate with other trainees on how to best utilize them with our client. EctoHR offers training, coaching, and consulting services and the Everything DiSC profile is one of our most effective tools. For questions on setting up ...

The Business Case for Following ADAAA and FMLA

September 9, 2015

Often times, a negative reaction is expected when an employer hears the terms “FMLA” or “ADA.” While both regulations require full understanding and a great deal of paperwork, they also may provide value to the organizations that follow them. The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA and commonly shortened to ADA) are laws that put accommodations into place for workers.  Employers only have to follow the ADAAA if they employ more than 15 people and FMLA if they employ 50 or more people within a 75 mile radius. While the laws only require ...

Compensation Strategies in an Employee-Centric Market

September 4, 2015

In today’s employment market, companies are finding it harder and harder to attract and retain top talent. Those in the job market are demanding more money, and if your company’s compensation structure is not competitive, which means being in the 75th percentile or above in benchmarking, you are possibly in danger of losing your greatest talent to competitors. So, how can we as employers ensure that our Company is in line with employee and prospective candidate expectations? Below are a few tips from EctoHR, Inc.:   Run Benchmarking Reports – The fastest and simplest way to make sure your employees ...