Coming Soon: California’s New Pay Transparency Law

Coming Soon: California’s New Pay Transparency Law

California’s new pay transparency law will require employers with 15 or more employees to post the pay scale for an open position in their job posting. Employers (of all sizes) will be required to provide current employees with information about their own pay range...
Four Ways to Make Terminations Less Stressful

Four Ways to Make Terminations Less Stressful

Nothing you can do will make terminations entirely stress free. But terminations are often far more challenging than they need to be. Good preparation and the right attitude will make a big difference. Here are four general practices we recommend. In the 2009 movie Up...
How Paid Family Leave Can Help Your Business

How Paid Family Leave Can Help Your Business

Paid family leave can have an upside for your business. When people feel needed at home, but can’t afford to take time off, they are distracted, extra stressed, fatigued, and prone to burnout. Their mind isn’t on the job—it’s on the loved one that needs them. When a...
What Employers Should Know About Trauma in the Workplace

What Employers Should Know About Trauma in the Workplace

2008 was a difficult year. The Great Recession was underway. People lived in a constant state of worry. In workplaces across the country, employees informally gathered after official meetings, trying to decipher what their leaders had shared and what information...
Breaking the Cycle of Toxic Workplaces

Breaking the Cycle of Toxic Workplaces

‘Toxic workplaces’ might be a buzzword, but toxicity’s impact on productivity and turnover are very real You don’t have to accept a culture of negativity and diminishing returns It’s possible to foster psychological safety and bolster productivity at the same time How...
Leveling Up Your Open Enrollment Game: Tips for Success

Leveling Up Your Open Enrollment Game: Tips for Success

For most employers, employee benefits represent a significant portion of their overall budget and a critical part of their employee recruitment and retention strategy. Benefits vary from employer to employer but can range from medical or dental insurance to flexible...
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