Robots! They’re here, and they keep on coming!

The hospitality industry is changing with more technology. Everyone is booking their vacations online and comparing hotels from their websites. Some hotels are embracing these changes, thinking about how they can incorporate Artificial Intelligence into their industry while others prefer old-fashioned personal connection. The first robots entered the hospitality industry in 2015. In 2017, certain… Read more »

Your visual guide to filling out your W4

Filling out your tax forms can be really difficult, especially as forms change in 2020. In this step-by-step instructional video, find out exactly how to fill out the 2020 W4 Form which determines how much taxes to withhold from your paycheck. Following this video will make sure that you’re withholding just the right amount. Make… Read more »

Ho ho ho! Happy happy holidays!

The countdown is long underway. Only 5 days until Christmas. Your children are jumping off the walls. They keep suggesting new flavors of cookies that Santa might like this year. My niece just informed me that Santa is vegan, so be careful with the butter (and probably ditch the glass of milk!). Despite the stress… Read more »

Philanthropy! You should do it. Here’s How:

In our more connected world, giving back to organizations that your employees care about is critical. First of all, it’s good for humanity. Secondly, it strengthens relationships with the community and makes for a positive workplace that responds to employee interests. Beyond this, companies involved in philanthropy are more attractive to potential employees. And finally,… Read more »

Putting Yourself in the Driver’s Seat of Salary Negotiation

It’s uncomfortable to ask for money. We’ve all been there. Whether it’s being part of your university’s phone-a-thon campaign, volunteering for a political candidate’s campaign, or just asking your parents to help you on last month’s rent. Sometimes, it’s better to shy away from the question or put it on the back burner. But one… Read more »

What’s #trending in the workforce??

Unemployment rates are staggeringly low in the United States at only 3.6%. In California, this figure is slightly higher at 3.9% but still reflects a booming economy. According to California’s employment development department, between September and October of 2019 there were increases in the labor force, employment rate, and Non-farm jobs.  At the same time,… Read more »

Ballin’ on a Budget

The holiday season is quickly approaching which means buying lots of presents. Even though the months leading up to Christmas can be pretty stressful, shopping doesn’t have to be. Here are a handful of ways to stretch your dollar just a little further and tackle everyone on your list. Get Creative! Everyone loves a luxury… Read more »

Don’t Forget – Daylight Savings Time Starts Sunday, March 10th

Get ready to “spring forward” one hour on Sunday, March 10th at 2:00 a.m., which means most people experience losing an hour of sleep. Don’t forget to reset any manual clocks or timepieces that you have, and it’s always a good idea to double check that your smart devices successfully updated as well. FYI –… Read more »

Words to Ponder:

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”- Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) was a Irish playwright, philosopher, and novelist.  He was know for being witty and outspoken.

Words to Ponder:

“It does not matter how slow you go, so long as you don’t stop.”- Confucius Confucius (551-479 BCE) was a venerated philosopher of ancient China who is credited with defining The Golden Rule.  His ideas still resonate today.