Startup of the Month: Sparck

If your manager tosses you a $200 gift card for reaching a milestone, it’s nothing personal — and according to Anna Straus, that’s a problem when it comes to employee retention and workplace productivity.

Oct 9, 2019 Russell Nichols

Why Are There Few Women CEOs?

Women comprise nearly 50 percent of the American workforce, but they make up barely a quarter of all senior executives at large U.S. public companies — and only around 5 percent of Standard & Poor’s 500 companies have female CEOs.

Sep 13, 2019 Michael Holmes, The Conversation

Dilemma of the Month: Padding an Employee’s Timecard

The Fair Labor Standards Act has strict rules regarding paying nonexempt employees, and California is even stricter; one of the key components is that employees must be paid for every hour they work

Sep 6, 2019 Suzanne Lucas

How to Become a Coach-Style Leader

A good leader is someone whose people are productive, innovative and excited to be part of the team. How does an employee — particularly one new to a leadership role — develop the skills to create and manage such a team?

Aug 28, 2019 Cami McLaren

Employers Urged to Find New Ways to Address Workers’ Mental Health

Last year, California passed legislation that made it the first state to establish voluntary standards for workplace mental health. Companies like Sutter Health, Walgreens and Bank of America quickly signed on to address mental health wellness in the workplace. Will others follow suit?

Jul 18, 2019 Brian Rinker, California Healthline