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Human Resources
How to Make the Annual Review Process Less Painful and More Productive

It’s that time of year again that is hated by both employees and managers alike – the dreaded annual review process. No one likes them, and everyone fears them. Talk to each other about performance? That’s crazy talk. Or is it? Reviews should be participatory meetings and that include goal setting for the New Year. […]

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Human Resources
Labor Law Poster Compliance

Labor Law Poster Compliance Is your business labor law poster compliant? Do you have the most up-to-date state and federal labor law posters? Are they displayed in a common area where employees gather? Click this link for more information on state and federal poster requirements. https://www.ok.gov/oesc_web/Services/Employment_&_Training/Labor_Law_Posters.html If this is all Greek to you, we’re here […]

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Leadership
#IHateHarrassmentTraining

The proliferation of the #metoo hashtag has left many executives with their stomachs in knots. Even as we shared our own stories of inappropriate behavior at work – and we all have them – we also silently wondered if we’ve done enough to combat similar situations in our own organizations. Our greatest fear being that […]

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Working Well
Year-End 2017 and Planning for 2018

We are days away from making our calendar journey around the Sun. Are you ready for year-end? We at Mettise would like to provide a few updates regarding taxes and filing deadlines. Wishing you all a very Happy New Year! 2018 Tax Bulletin The 2018 social security wage (OASDI) base limit is $128,400.00 with a maximum […]

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Community
Small Business Saturday 2017
Client Profile
The Mettise Group: Client Profile Rusty Britton

With a multi-million-dollar pool, manufacturing and retail business, Rusty Britton is an entrepreneur’s entrepreneur. I met Rusty through my CEO class which his wife Bethanie participated in (probably with aspirations to contain him!) and we worked together on their company Playbook™. Rusty is one of the most natural leaders I’ve come across – with a […]

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Working Well
Mental Health in the Workplace

“Mental health awareness is about breaking the stigma by offering opportunities to talk about those issues. It is estimated that one in four employees in the workplace either have a mental health condition, or are living with or supporting a loved one with a mental illness. Incentives are high for employers who go the extra […]

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Working Well
Being Intentional With Networking Opportunities

How many times have you gone to a networking event only to chat and mingle with people you already know?  As a business owner or executive, it is important to take advantage of your networking opportunities. Networking events can offer you the chance to solidify a business relationship, create a new connection, develop potential strategic […]

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Community
The Mettise Group: Client Profile Cathy O’Connor

Cathy O’Connor is the President and CEO of the Alliance for Economic Development. Pretty much any exciting development in OKC has her fingerprints on it. An innovative problem solver who is excited about building the city she loves – Cathy has been a member of The Posse for over 7-years and a consulting client for […]

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Community
Interview with ReMerge: Second Chances