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“The ‘best’ degrees are those that position people to address the dilemmas of the 21st century with both hands-on, solution-oriented skills and set the stage for continuing education and training,” says Steve Langerud, workplace consultant and principal of Steve Langerud & Associates. “Students who are willing to play futurist and tackle the issues of food supply and safety, energy issues, urbanization, health care, and education will thrive.”
March 13, 2014, 12:29 p.m. EDT
Will Obama’s overtime plan create more part-time jobs?
Quentin Fottrell write in his recent MarketWatch piece, ”Under current rules, many companies don’t have to pay overtime to salaried workers who make more than $455 per week (roughly $24,000 a year). The Obama administration is expected to direct the Labor Department to raise that threshold, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal Wednesday.”
As I told Quentin, “We will see companies working to bring this work in on a contract basis instead of a salaried basis” to avoid paying overtime, says Steve Langerud, workplace consultant and principal of Steve Langerud & Associates in Grinnell, Iowa.