When you can only pay a low salary, how can you still recruit great talent? Start-ups, small and medium-sized firms are just some of those restricted by salary obstacles when it comes to hiring and keeping the best talent. And it’s a serious problem, as outstanding talent can make or break these companies more than any other. Here […]
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‘Neurodiversity’ is a relatively new term that refers to people who have dyslexia, autism, ADHD, dyspraxia and other neurological conditions. These are ‘spectrum’ conditions, with a wide range of characteristics, but which nevertheless share some common features in terms of how people learn and process information. On April 26, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control […]
Mark was the CEO of a Stage 3 successful internet startup and was having sleepless nights about his employee relations issues. He knew he was only one employee away from a wage and hour claim, his team had grown from 1 to 100, they were passionate about their business and driven to meet demanding schedules. […]
More than 85% of men in the US are shorter than 6ft tall, yet almost 60% of corporate CEOs are over 6ft tall. (Blink by Malcolm Gladwell). Unconscious bias is an awkward subject. Acknowledging it says we limit the way we relate to others, our view of the world and how we lead our organizations, […]
As a small business owner and an employer in California, you have legal responsibilities under the State (CFRA) and Federal (FEHA) employment anti-discrimination laws. Both Federal and California laws prohibit discrimination in the workplace based on an employee’s “protected characteristics”.
The heightened attention to workplace harassment and inappropriateness proves that we must all double our efforts to ensure that we set a professional tone and help prevent harassing incidents. As an employer, you have a legal duty to prevent harassment at holiday parties, just like you have a legal duty to prevent harassment in the […]
Does your organization have an onboarding process for new hires? Do you remember to afford your new executives the same privilege. While the job you foresee for an executive is different from that of most new hires, these new folks are just as unfamiliar with your organization as the trainees. In 2015 Snapchat lost eight […]