HR Update: Senate Bill Also Targets Overtime Ruling

Overtime

There are some topics that lend themselves to updates. Take the U.S. government, for instance. (I’ll withhold any “Take my government, please” jokes for now.) On May 18, President Obama signed a Department of Labor Final Rule that would vastly change overtime pay criteria for certain white-collar salaried employees. The ruling,… Read more »

Free Training For Sage 100 Contractor 2016 SQL version

Sage 100 Contractor

Denise Johnson is my favorite person ever! Ok, granted, I’ve never met the senior curriculum developer and trainer for Sage Construction and Real Estate. However, her latest post on the Sage CRE Product Blog made want to sing her praises. Earlier this week, Denise announced on Sage City that Sage will… Read more »

AmericanHort warns horticulture industry to prepare for overtime legislation

EAP Ag Legislation

I was so excited when AmericanHort announced a few weeks ago they were going to host a webinar called “Avoiding Audit Surprises: The New Overtime Rule and Other Federal Labor Topics.” This is a topic we’ve been discussing for years with the horticulture industry. It’s our goal to help people in… Read more »

2016 Year-end Center coming soon to Sage City Online

Year-end Center 1

I received an urgent message from one of my contacts at Sage last week: The end is near! Jennifer Fennell, the Senior Program Manager for Online Support and Learning Services for Sage, was referring to the end of 2016. While many people start dreaming of the holidays and time off, accountants, HR… Read more »

Immigration penalties a reminder to stay in compliance

immigration penalties 2

It’s funny how government works. And I’m not talking “funny ha-ha.” Or, maybe I am, because some of the decisions made by government officials seem comical compared to others. As I was watching my TweetDeck feed earlier this week, I saw a Tweet go by with a link to an… Read more »

Construction industry outlook session at Sage Summit didn’t disappoint

Construction industry outlook 2

I found out on my first trip to Sage Summit that if I only registered for sessions labeled for marketing that I could miss out on learning valuable information. So ever since 2013, I make sure I read the entire list of sessions to see if anything catches my eye…. Read more »

Ideas become successes at Sage Summit 2016

Sage Summit 2016 ideas v2

How many times have you had an idea and never told anyone for fear of it being laughed at or ridiculed? Maybe it was an idea for something brand new, or an idea of how to make something better. So earlier this week I found the perfect example of why… Read more »

Sage Summit Live offers an online glimpse of Sage Summit

Once upon a time, around the beginning of May, a new customer of ours asked me if any of the sessions from Sage Summit 2016 would be streamed live or recorded. They were set for their software implementation go-live in July, so he didn’t think it would be fair to take… Read more »

Developer Zone added to Sage Summit 2016

Until a few years ago, several members of our technical staff attended Sage Summit every year. It just got to a point where there was nothing really there for them. However, Sage Summit 2016 bring in a new era for technical folks with the new Developer Zone. The Developer Zone… Read more »

Cultivate’16: A fresh perspective on innovation

Unique. It’s a nice word. It has a nice a nice ring to it. It looks good on paper, and it sounds important. But it doesn’t mean what many people think it means. “Unique” is one of those words I had pounded into my head in my first journalism job,… Read more »