023: Remote Jobs Are Here to Stay! What Can Small Businesses Do About It?

According to a CareerBuilder survey, jobs that allow employees to work from home saw a substantially higher application rate than in-person jobs.

Remote work has undeniably become a more desirable option for a considerable part of the workforce, so organizations need to develop new strategies to attract and retain the right talent. 

In today's episode, Joey and Sommer share some tips on how to tackle this challenge as a small business, plus some of the unexpected benefits companies can get from remote work.

Additionally, Sommer and Joey discuss the legality of make-up time. Since regulations around make-up time vary from state to state, this topic can get very confusing very quickly. Tune in to learn some of the misconceptions around make-up time and a few overtime management strategies to help you avoid mistakes that could put your company at risk.


Key Takeaways 

  • Intro (00:00)
  • High, low, buffalo (01:52)
  • WWWW: Why remote jobs are here to stay (07:11)
  • What companies can do about remote work (09:33)
  • The advantages of remote work for small businesses (12:15)
  • Consultant's Corner: Is make-up time illegal? (16:13)
  • The difference between exempt vs. non-exempt employees (22:44)
  • Overtime management strategies for employers (25:39)


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