A worker’s right to minimum wage, overtime pay and a safe work environment certainly is no secret. In fact, employees should be reminded of these rights every time they enter the workplace or stop by the break room.
“Fail Fast or Win Big – The Start-Up Plan For Starting Now” by Bernhard Schroeder (AMACOM, $21.95).
“How to Succeed with Continuous Improvement – A Primer for Becoming the Best in the World” by Joakim Ahlström (McGraw Hill Education, $23).
“The Best Place to Work – The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace” by Ron Friedman (Perigree, $25).
Contracting relationships gain popularity when full-time jobs with benefits seem elusive. But they require extensive communicating and strong interpersonal skills to complete projects on time and on budget.
“Evergreen: Cultivate the Enduring Customer Loyalty that Keeps Your Business Thriving” by Noah Fleming (AMACOM, $26).
Employers’ administrative requirements under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) are numerous, including necessary paperwork such as the Notice of Eligibility, FMLA Designation Notice, and medical or exigency certification. Although it’s clear that such documentation must be provided, recent court cases call into question how they should be delivered by employers to effectively ensure that employees receive them.
“Eat That Frog! 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time” by Brian Tracy (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, $15.95).
The new year presents a great time to think about new opportunities for financial success.