Tuesday Digestif (01/2016): The Year of Minimum Wage Increases 🎊

Tuesday Digestif: Weekly Perengo Newsletter on Labor Policy & HR Management

Happy New Year!

Today:

  • Minimum wage increase
  • A look back at HR in 2015 and an outlook at HR in 2016
  • 2 thoughts on ‘how to hire’

All You Need to Know About Minimum Wage:

As of January 1st 14 state governments have increased their minimum wages.

We had a deep dive into this topic and analyzed current policy and future implications of this debate.

Read the full article here.

Wage Wars: The rise of minimum wage across the U.S.
Wage Wars: The rise of minimum wage across the U.S.

This Week’s Finest

10 Best Things That Happend to American Workers in 2015 (url) – Most notably increased wages for low-income workers and more action to solve the gender pay gap.

6 New Years Resolutions for Employers (url) – ‘Start putting your employees first’ is our favorite.


Worth Reading – Hiring Issue:

‘How to Hire’ (url) – A CEOs account about hiring principles and which heuristics can help to achieve consistent results.

How to Train a Hire (url) – Surprise, surprise.

If you want to onboard a new team member effectively you have to make sure the onboarding/training process is prepared and mapped out in advance.

Lesson learned: Over-communicate and give the hire as much relevant information as possible.


Please let us know what you liked, what you disliked and which topics you would love to see in the future.

Drop us a mail: hello@perengo.com

Have a great week,
Team Perengo

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