Employers Feeling Squeeze of Tightening Labor Market

According to numerous articles published in the past two weeks, employers across the country are struggling to fill open positions despite the millions of unemployed...

Three Emerging HR Challenges and Lessons

After a year of chaos, many HR professionals are exhausted. Yet they are still working hard to balance the business objectives of their organizations with...

Beyond the Policies, How We Work Together

Let me start with: "I'm biased." I'm biased toward the importance of developing an organizational culture with a structure and strategy everyone creates and embraces....

Thank You for Your Service

“The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” (November 11, 1918) was considered the day that ended WWI. As this was hoped...

Wacky Job Requests

“All other duties as assigned” is a catch all phrase frequently used in job descriptions. But should that include duties like removing snakes from a...

How to Plan a Stress-Free Holiday Office Party

Pre-planning is the key to successful holiday partying. Follow these steps and your biggest worry at your holiday party will be whether to chill the wine or just...

2018 California Legislative Update

Following are a few legal changes that went into effect in the last year in California. Ban-the-Box: Section 12952 of the California Government Code replaces Section 432.9...