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IT’S OFFICIAL – I HAVE FINALLY RETIRED!

I am pleased to announce that Melody Beach Consulting Group, Inc., purchased Dube Consulting on July 31, 2020. With this transition you will continue to receive the same level of dedicated attention and service from the new owner. Melody Beach has more than 20 years of experience in Human Resources services and began her own …

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Tips for Finding a Job During the Pandemic

Companies might not be hiring today, because they are trying to figure out how to do business during the pandemic.  Here are some tips for finding a job during the pandemic.  Jobs are becoming more virtual.  Companies will be hiring!  It is best to keep networking and applying to jobs with a different approach during …

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Sample Notice of Temporary Layoff of Furlough Due to the Coronavirus

Notice of Temporary Layoff or Furlough Due to Coronavirus Dear [Employee name], Due to the economic impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus), [Company name] is implementing measures to ensure the financial stability of the company. The current pandemic situation has impacted our business significantly, and as a result, we find that we must make some difficult personnel …

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION IN NORTH CAROLINA, FOR YOUR REFERENCE, DURING THE CORONA-19 EPIDEMIC

For individuals seeking Unemployment: www.des.nc.gov to file a claim. Your eligibility and amount of payment will be determined by Unemployment. Typically the waiting period is waived during special circumstances.For individuals who are self-employed, or 1099 employees: Independent contractors and self-employed workers are typically not covered. In order to be eligible, workers must have held a …

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Covid19: Information for Small Businesses in Massachusetts and North Carolina

Covid19: Information for Small Businesses Communicating quickly, and often with employees to help ensure worker safety, minimize damage to your brand, return your workforce to productivity, and build trust among employees. There are more questions than answers! We are experiencing numerous calls from our clients asking, “What should we do? We must layoff some of …

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The Cost of Turnover: Five Tips to Help You

The cost of turnover in a business is one of the most difficult concepts for small business owners. Instead many small business owner’s get frustrated re-hiring another new person, and continue losing employees, like a revolving door. In this post, I will talk about what happens and offer some data essentials to help you better …

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Final Rule Released Regarding FLSA Overtime Regulations

The Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule on September 24th that increased the salary minimum under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The salary-level for exemptions have moved from $455 a week to $684 a week and goes into effect January 1st, 2020. Essential information all business owners need to know under this …

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