The COVID-19 Pandemic Calls for Patience, Not Panic
Comstock’s founder and publisher reflects on the coronavirus pandemic and the people who are working to lessen the blow in the Capital Region.
News Is Just That — New and Ever Changing
Our executive editor shares his thoughts on the challenges involved in addressing a rapidly shifting crisis in a monthly magazine.
Unfinished Business, 100 Years Later
In celebration of the centennial of the 19th Amendment, Comstock’s is honoring 19 regional leaders for our annual tribute to women in leadership. Our managing editor shares her thoughts on the occasion.
Investing in Inmate Education Can Reduce Repeat Crime
One in four Californians is unable to perform basic reading skills, but illiteracy is even higher among the prison population. State prison systems across the country are investing in education programs to give inmates a better chance at rehabilitation.
Why Bosses Should Let Employees Surf the Web at Work
Checking Facebook and personal email can boost employee morale
Most workers don’t spend 100 percent of your time at the office doing what they’re supposed to be doing. When it comes to surfing the web, new research says that could help with stressful work environments.
Why Every Company Needs a Chief Fun Officer
When it comes to the competition for talent and building great teams with engaged workforces, those organizations that provide an environment in which employees are able to have some fun are likely to have the last laugh.
Parental Leave Laws Still Disadvantage Single Moms and Dads
A growing number of states have passed paid time off laws for new parents aimed at addressing a major gap in American workplace policy. The new laws are a step forward, but they put single parents at a disadvantage.
Private Companies Should Prepare for a Possible U.S.-Iran Cyber War
Iran and other nations have waged a stealth cyberwar against the United States for at least the past decade, largely targeting not the government itself but, rather, critical infrastructure companies. This threat to the private sector will get much worse before it gets better and businesses need to be prepared to deal with it.
It’s Time To End the ‘Queen Bee’ Myth
What if the Queen Bee isn’t real? Or at least she’s sorely misunderstood?
California’s Gig Economy Law Threatens Local Musicians, Performing Arts
California has overreached in its effort to address the challenges in today’s tech platform gig-work economy.