Human resources expert Catherine Mattice demonstrates how to classify employees as exempt or nonexempt, and the relationship between earning a salary or being paid by the hour hour. In this video tutorial she explains the difference between full-time and part-time work and how different pay structures are set up.
- "To be or not to be that is the question."…That's from Shakespeare's Hamlet.…In the case of HR, the question…you must answer for all of your employees…to be or not to be full-time, part-time,…hourly, salaried, exempt, or non-exempt,…so let's dig into the answers.…The most obvious difference between…full-time and part-time employees is hours.…In most companies, a full-time employee…works more than 32 hours per week,…while a part-time employee works less than that.…Now, let's look at an employee…to understand how pay structure…and overtime works with full and part-timers.…
Let's say Nick is a Receptionist.…Whether Nick is a part-time or full-time Receptionist,…you can pay him an hourly rate or a salary,…so how do you determine which way to pay him.…Well, if Nick's hours were constantly pushing him…into overtime and his duties meant…that he's often staying an extra 15 minutes,…hour, or a few hours later than his schedule,…you'd be better off paying him hourly…because you need him to punch a time-clock…to correctly determine his overtime pay.…
HR consultant Catherine Mattice outlines some of the considerations of the human resources professional, such as balancing the needs of employees with the interests of the organization. She reveals how to conduct an HR audit to identify HR practices that need improvement. She then outlines core HR responsibilities: staffing, training, documentation, compensation and benefits, performance reviews, job descriptions, compliance with state and federal regulations, and more.
- Building trust with employees
- Conducting an HR audit
- Classifying employees
- Setting up compensation and benefits
- Creating and enforcing company policies
- Writing job descriptions
- Recruiting, interviewing, and hiring new employees
- Managing employee performance
- Training employees
- Disciplining employees