We are a small business with a staff of three: myself, my husband and one employee. As a seasonal business, we are sometimes very busy and sometimes have hardly any business at all. Recently, our employee asked to convert from a salary to hourly pay. He made this request during our busy season. My question is: Do we have to pay him during a month when we have no business at all?
Julius Anapolsky opened his haberdashery in 1922 to clothe blue collar workers before moving into the fashion industry a decade later. Now in its third generation of ownership, Julius Clothing is constantly evolving to stay competitive in the marketplace and bring high-end fashion to Sacramento.
People are either pro-ping, or they are anti-ping.
A 2017 Summit Hosting survey of 1,000 Americans placed “Ping me” among the three least acceptable buzzwords used in the workplace, alongside “LOL” and “Growth Hack.” Yet, still it persists. Why?
Even though 76 percent of Americans think fast food is “not too good” or “not good at all for you,” almost half say they eat fast food at least weekly, according to a 2013 Gallup poll.
It’s a familiar sentiment expressed by a local donor: The charity she supports is asking for money with increasing frequency. Yet nothing changes for the better, and now duplicate groups are popping up, all of them requesting funds to address the same problem. To her, the requests seem endless.
Wendy Saunders, executive director of the Capitol Area Development Authority, offers her insight into residential real estate in Sacramento.
The Cake Depot makes inventive sculptures, having worked on edible projects from Air Jordan rice krispie treat replicas to a cake bustier for a bachelorette party.
Still not sure a membership is a smart investment? Here are a few great reasons why joining a chamber of commerce can help you invest in your business.
Dr. Travis Miller, medical director of The Allergy Station in Roseville, offers his insight into regional allergies.
The Sacramento artist who has embraced her nickname as the “Godmother of Contemporary Art” likes to roll around town on her skateboard.
Today, “deep dive” has evolved away from its branded roadmap and into an eponym for robust, immersive analysis.
Raised in Oak Park and a Sacramento State graduate, Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn brings a lifetime of local experience to the job. Rich Ehisen sat down with Hahn last January — exactly two months prior to the officer shooting of Stephon Clark — to discuss Hahn’s priorities for our April issue, which went to press just days after details of the shooting began to surface. We have updated the Q&A with a follow-up interview that took place in early April.
Kerrie Kelly, owner of Kerrie Kelly Design Lab, offers her insight into the growing East Sacramento design district.
Most of us can’t seem to put down our phones, checking them anywhere from 80 to 150 times per day, and some experts say this addiction is taking a toll on soft skills.
Dr. Hakan Ozcelik Professor, a professor of management in the College of Business Administration at Sacramento State, offers his insight into management theory.
As a self-diagnosed introvert and generally busy person, I find the internet and my accompanying devices to be true friends. I like the solitude of working during the witching hour, and the comfort of firing off late-night emails when a thought comes to me without having to wait until the window of office hours opens.
You might say Dr. Charles Lee created a synthetic bone graft substitute by accident.
We are a 30-agent real estate brokerage company with one administrative assistant, our lone employee. However, her professional abilities have not kept pace with the times. She has no technical skills and can’t keep up with her other tasks. She is 75 years old and we are at a loss regarding how to handle easing her into retirement.
Gordon Fowler, CEO of marketing/design/advertising company 3Fold Communications; and Tania Fowler, business coach and founder of Interplay Coaching, discuss how to manage from the middle.
Compromise brought contemporary artist Lin Fei Fei from China to Sacramento two and a half years ago. She and her husband “met halfway” while trying to decide on where to settle and call home, figuring that California split the distance between her husband’s hometown of Detroit and hers of Da Lian, China.