Generation Z And The Hybrid Workplace

Generation Z is starting to enter the workplace, and as they do, they’re changing how things are done. While the COVID-19 pandemic popularized remote work and saw the rampant growth of the hybrid workplace, younger graduates and employees are pushing back. If your business actively recruits Generation Z team members, knowing the benefits and disadvantages… Continue reading Generation Z And The Hybrid Workplace

How Businesses Can Overcome The Labor Shortage

For the past two years, most businesses, particularly small businesses, have been hit with challenges not seen in nearly a century. The COVID-19 pandemic created conditions that test a small business’s ability to survive profitably. Supply chain shortages, masking, stay-at-home orders, remote working, and now The Great Resignation is causing a serious labor shortage. Nobody… Continue reading How Businesses Can Overcome The Labor Shortage

Talent Optimization for Increased Business Performance

If nothing else, this COVID pandemic has demonstrated the importance of effective employee teams in the success (even survival) of a business. Intentional or accidental talent optimization of first responders, particularly health care workers, resulted in incredible hours worked, effective response to workloads far beyond normal, even an eagerness to learn new skills to fill… Continue reading Talent Optimization for Increased Business Performance

Remote Employee Monitoring for Compliance and Efficiency

COVID 19 ushered in an age of remote working, a practice that likely will remain in place for the foreseeable future. Gartner, a respected HR research firm, posted survey results that show 82% of all companies intend to allow full or part-time remote working going forward. Remote working has advantages for both employers and employees.… Continue reading Remote Employee Monitoring for Compliance and Efficiency

Out of Work? OnwardCA Offers Resources to the Unemployed

If you’re recently out of work due to COVID-19, you’ll want to check our OnwardCA (part of OnwardUS). They provide a smart, simple way to connect with assistance resources based on your specific situation. Losing a job can put you and your whole family in a real bind. You may need help with job transition… Continue reading Out of Work? OnwardCA Offers Resources to the Unemployed

COVID Unemployment Extension: When Does it Run Out?

While the rate of increase in unemployment filings actually decreased recently, the national unemployment rate is still over 13%. This has many of those who are currently unemployed wondering if the additional $600 in weekly benefits will run out, or if Congress will extend those benefits.  When Do Unemployment Benefits Run Out? So, does the… Continue reading COVID Unemployment Extension: When Does it Run Out?

How to Build Company Culture in 7 Easy Steps

When your company culture suffers, so does your business, from team morale to productivity, to the bottom line. Consider how your culture affects the way you interact with your customers and the experience you’re creating. According to Deloitte, “94% of executives and 88% of employees believe a distinct workplace culture is important to business success.”… Continue reading How to Build Company Culture in 7 Easy Steps

Gig Economy Update: The California Law (AB5)

UPDATE: According the The Guardian, it appears that “Uber and Lyft drivers are bracing for a shutdown in California, one of the rideshare companies’ largest markets.” This is a over the designation of drivers as employees over freelancers. This could have a long-reaching effect on the Gig economy overall. Stay tuned! Governor Gavin Newsom’s signature… Continue reading Gig Economy Update: The California Law (AB5)

How Flexible Working Benefits Employers

Great employees can be hard to find, and even harder to retain. That’s how flexible working benefits employers, by creating a workplace that empowers employees, giving them the freedom to design a work-life balance that is best for them. So, how does this flexible work schedule thing work? Let’s explore. Flexible work schedules, an overview… Continue reading How Flexible Working Benefits Employers