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Diana Cleveland

Diana Cleveland is the Content Marketing Specialist at EPAY Systems. A recent graduate of Augustana College, she joined the EPAY team to help provide insightful and education content to customers and readers.
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Interview Questions for the Janitorial Industry

July 31, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Hiring an employee to take care of your janitorial needs involves some considerations that might not immediately come to mind. On the surface, interviewing for this position does not seem to require the same attention to detail that you would...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management

Interview Questions for the Manufacturing Industry

July 14, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

In the manufacturing industry, employers face the challenge of recruiting workers who may not have a resume. While a job application can provide basic information to help you screen candidates, it will not answer other important questions, such...

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Reboot the Resume: Maximize Your Hiring Efforts

July 10, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

It’s no secret – the resume is rotten, but there isn’t an obvious alternative, leaving both job applicants and employers struggling to sort through the mess. It’s time for an update and companies everywhere are coming up with all sorts of options...

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Time Clock Rules for Hourly Employees

June 25, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Unless you are a private employer with sales of less than $500,000 a year, you are required by the Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to keep records of the time that all your employees work.

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EPAY Eats: Food Recommendations for  #SHRM18 in Chicago

June 12, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

EPAY Systems has found its home in Chicago since 2001 and we are so excited to welcome SHRM to our city. With four packed days of seminars, sessions and walking the expo floor, if you're in town for SHRM you will likely get hungry. To help, our...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management

How to Craft an Employee Engagement Survey

Engagement is a hot topic and its no wonder why when disengagement can cost companies $450 to $550 billion dollars annually. Companies with engaged employees out perform those without by 202%. These are huge margins over engagement alone.

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How Much Do I Have to Pay My Employees? Overview of Minimum Wage by State

In 1938 Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), creating for the first time a federal minimum wage. This federal minimum wage supersedes any state minimum wage rulings lower than the federal minimum wage. If the state minimum wage is...

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Keeping Up with Trumps Department of Labor: The Issue of Opinion Letters

April marks the first opinion letters from President Trump’s Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division, the first newly issued letters in almost ten years. After announcing the return to opinion letters from the Obama-era practice of...

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Filed Under: Compliance

Solving Your Construction Labor Shortage

April 30, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

70 percent of contractors report that they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions according to the National Workforce Survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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Are These 5 Updates Missing from Your Employee Handbook?

April 24, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

When was the last time you updated your company’s employee handbook? If it’s been over a year, you’re due for an update. Employment laws keep changing; hot HR issues keep shifting. Today, savvy employers are treating the employee handbook as a...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management