Insights

Setting Goals in 2020

We all have high aspirations when it comes to the New Year. Suddenly Netflix people think they’ll convert to bookworms, dessert junkies are convinced they can sustain Whole 30, and the oblivious are sure they’ll be tuned into the news this year. If you don’t believe me, walk into any YMCA on January 1st and… 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 »

Camaraderie: Our Secret Weapon

We all want the kind of job that makes us look forward to going to work. Yeah, that has a lot to do with the nature of the job itself, but it also has to do with your coworkers. And even if you really like the people that you work with, it’s important for companies… Read more »

Ballin’ on a Budget

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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 »

Landing the Ideal Applicant

Tired of getting rejected by the perfect job applicant? We get it. It’s super frustrating when you find an ideal candidate that turns you down. Suddenly, you’re back to ground zero, comparing every applicant to the one that got away.  Luckily, we have some strategies that will make your company more appealing for the applicant… 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.