Category: Tips & Trends

3 Costly (but Common!) Mistakes Made by Small Business Owners

DATE: August 14th, 2019

Here are the three most overlooked small business owner mistakes – because, ultimately, the risks we fail to recognize are the ones that are most dangerous

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CA Court Rules – Even On-Duty Meal Periods Must Be 30 Minutes

DATE: August 7th, 2019

In July, the California Court of Appeal ruled that on-duty meal periods are subject to the same 30-minute minimum as off-duty breaks. Does this affect you?

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How to Avoid a Workers Compensation “Claims & Costs Nightmare”

DATE: July 10th, 2019

CA Business Owners: Your workers compensation premiums go up the more you use your coverage. Here are 10 Practical Tips to minimize claims & costs.

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Don’t Get Sued! Are You Compliant with CA’s Pay Stub Requirements?

DATE: June 26th, 2019

California has very specific pay stub requirements — and failing to provide the right info with paychecks could mean up to $4,000 in fines per employee!

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Summer Staff & The Dangers of Misclassifying Unpaid Interns

DATE: June 12th, 2019

With the summer hiring season upon us, it’s important to discuss the risks of misclassifying unpaid interns and the ways to avoid this costly (yet incredibly common) mistake.

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Top CA Companies Use ‘Stay Interviews’ to Drive Success – Do You?

DATE: May 22nd, 2019

Say goodbye to old exit interviews. California’s most successful companies are using stay interviews to boost engagement, support strategic planning, and so much more.

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Could ‘Employee Performance Management’ Be Your Game-Changer?

DATE: May 15th, 2019

Performance management strategies are increasingly becoming the gold standard for business owners & executives who are serious about achieving success.

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What CA Business Owners Need to Know About Personnel Records Requests

DATE: May 8th, 2019

There are strict laws for responding to personnel records requests – so don’t put your business at risk by not understanding what’s expected of you.

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Are Your Customers Really Satisfied? Why You Need a Quality Management Program

DATE: May 1st, 2019

A quality management program can help you increase profits, stand out from the competition, and develop longer-term relationships with customers and staff.

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4 Reasons to Reconsider the Importance of Your Employee Handbook

DATE: April 24th, 2019

Your employee handbook is more than a formality. In fact, it can lead to a more engaged workforce, protect you if a workplace dispute arises, and much more.

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Can a Professional Workplace Investigation Boost Morale & Productivity AND Reduce Liability Exposures?

DATE: April 17th, 2019

A third-party & impartial specialist can investigate objectively & without bias. Explore the overlooked benefits of professional workplace investigations.

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Does the New 2019 California Sexual Harassment Training Mandate Impact Your Business?

DATE: April 10th, 2019

The new California sexual harassment training mandate (SB 1343) means that nearly all businesses will be required to conduct prevention trainings.

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How to Discipline Employees in California without Getting Sued | Employee Performance Management

DATE: April 3rd, 2019

There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to discipline & employee performance management, but there are steps you can take to protect your company.

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