While on maternity leave, an opportunity for my dream job has come up, and they want someone immediately. The hiring manager said he was impressed with my resume and would hire me. Do I have to go back to work and then give two weeks’ notice, or can I just quit? I know this might not be ethical, but legally can they do anything to stop me?
Most of us are familiar with the “motherhood penalty,” a systemic bias that puts working mothers at a disadvantage in terms of pay and perceived competence. But what would the inverse of the phenomenon be called?
True added value is an ancillary service that’s both enticing for the client and strategic for the firm. What isn’t a value-add?
The North San Joaquin Valley — made up of San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Merced counties — may be the most misunderstood and overlooked region in California. Historically, these three counties have been lumped together with larger San Joaquin Valley or Central Valley in a variety of policy, planning and economic development circles.
Do you find yourself unable to get ahead of your deadlines? Can’t shake the feeling that you do your best work under pressure? Turns out, you might be addicted to procrastination-induced adrenaline.
Hitting the books: Placer County Office of Education’s Gayle Garbolino-Mojica on the county’s public school system.
What are employers expected to do for employees when the air quality is dangerous? Are we legally obligated to close when the air quality is so bad?
Eric Sweet used to be a pilot, hauling cargo and flying corporate jets. Then he tried his hand at real estate. Now, through his Sacramento-based startup, Robotics Evolution, he’s focused on educating youth on robotics by offering special arenas where their robots can compete in various competitions.
Businesses that truly seek to give back don’t rely on ad campaigns to effect change.
Stop saying we can’t do that here, and instead take action to include urban agriculture in your city planning.