Respect In the Workplace

As employers, we frequently contemplate how we can retain top talent, improve employee morale, and establish rapport within our organization. As the employer, we tend to over analyze these subject areas resulting in time tasking discussions with peers, proposals, and implementation of new processes and programs when realistically it comes down to one simple concept yielding powerful results… Respect.

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CBS is Proud to Offer the New PXT Select!

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Creative Business Solutions is proud to represent and offer the new and improved PXT Select previously known as Profiles International!


PXT Select is a pre-employment talent management tool offered to employers during hiring processes, team building, performance management and more. For more information about PXT Select and how this can be implemented in your organization, give us a call today at (785)233-7860.

Generations Ice-Breaker

Managing Multiple Generations in the Workplace is a very popular subject matter for training. With a potential of five (5) generations in the workplace in some organizations, it is not unusual to have issues with communications. For example, I am from the Generation X era. My whole sense of humor is sometimes based on pop culture, such as:

"Be a MacGyver and fix that computer problem! :)"

I know you are thinking either...

"Oh yea! MacGyver! I loved that show. He could make a bomb out of a piece of bubble gum!"

or

"Who and what is MacGyver?"

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FLSA Follow-up: How to Communicate Change

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released a long-anticipated final ruling on the overtime pay regulation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The final ruling will significantly alter current pay structures for employees and have a large impact on small businesses. The current salary threshold for exempt employees is $455 a week ($23,660 per year). Effective December 1, 2016, the newly revised salary threshold will be $913 a week ($47,476 per year) for full-time exempt employees.

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FLSA Regulations Revisited: Effective December 1, 2016

On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) released a long-anticipated Final Rule on the overtime pay regulation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Final Rule will significantly alter current pay structures for employees and have a large impact on small businesses. The current salary threshold for exempt employees is $455 a week ($23,660 per year). Effective December 1, 2016, the newly revised standard salary threshold will be $913 a week ($47,476 per year) for full-time exempt workers.

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What our clients say...

Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (“WCEC”)

Debbie Robinson
CEO and General Manager 
Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (“WCEC”)

"We have recently used the services of HR Partners to coordinate the evaluation of our CEO. I found their services made the process convenient and easy to administer.

HR Partners also helped us to analyze the results of our CEO evaluation survey offering unique perspectives we may not have otherwise picked up on. I’m very happy with the services I received."