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August 2015

Classifying Employees as Exempt from Overtime May Become a Lot More Costly

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By: Robin Largent This piece originally appeared in the Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger California Labor & Employment Law Blog and is republished here with permission. In July, the Department of Labor announced proposed changes to the white-collar overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). If enacted, these changes will significantly…

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Don’t Get Testy with Salespeople

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People frequently ask me about the advisability of testing sales people for pre-employment or succession planning. Don’t do it! I discourage the practice for several reasons. First, the skill set of salespeople differs from that of others in the organization. Certainly, the battery of tests I use would determine if…

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Always Follow Up After an Interview

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By: Taunee Besson Now that you’re pursuing your first professional position, you’ll want to stand out from your fellow graduates. While researching companies, targeting resumes and preparing for an insightful interview are crucial to landing the right job, there’s one more step you dare not neglect. Follow Up Your Interview…

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Conselium Completed Search: Humberto Leon Named Compliance Officer, Latin America North, for Syngenta.

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Conselium Executive Search has completed a search for Compliance Officer, Latin America North on behalf of Syngenta. Mr. Humberto Leon assumed his role of Compliance Officer, Latin America North in their offices in Panama City, Panama, on July 27. Mr. Leon held previous compliance officer positions with Novartis and Pfizer….

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