How Businesses Can Help Improve Racial Injustice
If you’re a business owner or leader in the community who wants to help make real change, here are three practical steps you can take in your business.
Dilemma of the Month: Why Startups Need HR Help Before They Launch
It’s always easier to start with a good, solid HR plan than to
throw one together the first time you have an issue.
Up to the Task
Nehemiah Emerging Leaders Program founder Scott Syphax on how emerging leaders can help achieve social justice
In June, the Sacramento-based Nehemiah Emerging Leaders Program addressed the recent deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Stephon Clark and other Black people at the hands of the police in an open letter to the greater Sacramento community.
Keeping the Water Flowing
The Fair Oaks Water District finds new ways to serve customers during the pandemic
COVID-19 is threatening the financial stability of water suppliers providing an essential public health service. Water utilities are faced with an extraordinary combination of increasing costs to meet needs and falling revenues resulting from declining commercial use and personal financial strain on ratepayers.
How Leaders Can Build True Inclusion
Adrienne S. Lawson, of UC Davis Health, talks about how leaders can promote workplace inclusion and justice
As the U.S. grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, factors such as socioeconomic status, education, neighborhood and employment play a pivotal role in the fight against systemic racism and social injustice.
Dilemma of the Month: How Working Remotely Can Be Effective for Your Company
Employers are considering making the temporary measures for
people to work from home caused by the coronavirus lockdown more
formal. What are their obligations to their employees?
Return to Workplace – Crisis to Calm
Spencer Building Maintenance
Spencer Building Maintenance has been at the forefront in cleaning and disinfecting facilities since the SARS and H1N1 virus outbreaks and is continuing through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Waiting for Workers
Staffing agencies are ready to fill jobs as soon as companies begin rehiring
The combined region of Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado and Yolo counties lost 800 professional and business services jobs between February and March. Those job losses have affected local staffing agencies.
The process of hiring, firing or reassigning employees to help a business run as efficiently as possible
Rightsizing is the Goldilocks of the business world. With the ever-changing economic landscape, organizations are always on the hunt for the perfect balance — retaining a workforce that’s not too big, not too small, but just right.
Expanding Service Through Crisis
USI Insurance Services
USI Insurance Services is tackling the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic head-on as CEO Mike Sicard created STEER — Steer Through Epidemic and Economic Recovery — for clients. “We started publishing FAQs, pandemic checklists and claim-reporting guidelines the first week in March.