Networking is often thought of as navigating professional politics and getting to know the “right people” and leveraging the relationship for personal gain. However, for networking to be effective, it requires a genuine approach, in which you aim to provide value and help others, regardless of their status or what they can do for you.
The Department of Labor (DOL) has delayed finalizing its ruling on employee overtime eligibility under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Originally anticipated for the end of 2015, the DOL ruling is now set for late 2016 and may increase the number of employees eligible for overtime pay. This delay may yield employers less time