The new rule, if finalized, would dramatically increase the salary threshold for the overtime exemption of executive, administrative and professional employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Each company should study the new rule and determine how to react if it becomes final and effective. We are months away from an effect date. Start planning now.More
Eight-four SNPA members shared data for the 2015 Salary Survey, which is now available from the SNPA office.MORE
Here are 10 techniques to improve your leadership skills.MORE
The court refused to consider the legislative history of 1947 and 1959 changes to the National Labor Relations Act, which make it clear that election hearings should occur before the election, and that there should be at least 30 days between the filing of the election petition and the election date.MORE
SNPA is hosting four candid small-group meetings among non-competitive peers in July and August. The programs are designed to achieve a level of candor and detail – including financial detail – that is rarely achieved in conventional venues.
Reid Ashe, former COO of Media General, will serve as moderator of the programs. He will lead discussions to explore in depth the strategies that work and don't work in today's newspaper industry.MORE
The way we walk, talk, dress, drive a car, and just everything else we do expresses who we are and who we think we are. Oftentimes, this is referred to as "executive presence."MORE
When employees feel strong, involved and needed, they get extraordinary things done while those who feel weak and insignificant consistently underperform and want to flee.MORE
Success for any leader requires three factors: responsibility, authority and accountability. All are important, but accountability can be the trickiest to achieve.MORE
In today's publishing environment, it is possible to see precisely what content leads to the most engagement, meaning how many readers are consuming content and for how long, and we can use these insights to manage the business.MORE
You need to have a direct exchange with one of your co-workers, but you can't seem to bring yourself to march into the person's office and speak your mind. If you find yourself hesitating when you need to deal with a potential conflict, here are some steps to follow.MORE
You need to have a direct exchange with one of your co-workers, but you can't seem to bring yourself to march into the person's office and speak your mind. If you find yourself hesitating when you need to deal with a potential conflict, here are some steps to follow.More
Publishers, particularly of newspapers, face an advertising market that is changing daily. Programmatic buying and selling of advertising inventory is adding new sales channels that require new business practices and analytics. Similarly, changing advertising practices are placing more emphasis on targeting and audience metrics. This article introduces the pricing strategies and tactics that publishers can use to maximize the revenue they receive for their advertising inventory.More
Financial success in the newspaper industry is determined in many ways by the efficiency and effectiveness of your customer acquisition, retention and distribution strategies. This article looks at performance metrics used by industry executives who track and monitor in these areas.More