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17 Aug Rates are Rates are Rates: Myths vs Truth

MYTH: My health insurance broker can negotiate better rates than other brokers. TRUTH:  As long as you are providing the same employee census, all brokers MUST receive the same exact rates from the carriers when quoting health insurance options.  Brokers A will not automatically receive better...

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11 Aug Automatic Time Deductions For Meal Periods

Many employers use an automatic time deduction for employee meal breaks.  Most systems deduct either 30 minutes or an hour for a meal break, and the employee is responsible for notifying the employer if the meal break was not taken.  This timekeeping system has the...

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12 Jul How Do You Impact Profit?

You have a one on one meeting with the President of the company.  She walks in and asks you several direct questions, and expects direct answers.  She asks, “How would the customer define great performance for your job? Which of your job responsibilities affects [the...

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07 Jul Dangerous Interview Procedures Used By Atlanta EEOC Office

As many employers are aware, the EEOC is conducting more on-site investigations and interviewing more employees during investigations. Recently, the District Office in Atlanta began tape-recording statements of witnesses. Some of these tape-recordings are under oath, and at times the investigators have not notified the...

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06 Jun RADCO Rally 2016

The REAL team joined RADCO Residential for their annual rally at Pinckneyville Park in Norcross, Georgia.  Every year, the RADCO crew gets together with all of its Managers, Leasing Consultants and Maintenance staff to sharpen their skills through advanced industry training.  A big thanks to our...

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06 Jun REAL Runs For A Cure

We were glad to participate in Lauren’s Run with the Hotel Equities’ team to support CURE Childhood Cancer.  Proceeds benefited CURE Childhood Cancer to advance the mission to find cures for cancers affecting children.  The event was held on April 24th at the Concourse Office...

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06 Jun Salary Change Q&A

What is this about? A position is either classified as Exempt or Non-exempt.  Non exempt positions require tracking time and paying overtime for hours worked over 40 in the work week.  Exempt positions are not eligible for overtime pay and get a fixed salary amount regardless...

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