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3 Reasons You Have High Turn Over and How to Fix It

If you are suffering from high turnover, it could be a symptom of the larger scale industry you are part of, or it can just be that the systems you currently have in place just aren't working. Let's take a look at three big reasons you may have high...

What Are The Effects of a Higher Minimum Wage in California?

Minimum wage increases are a subject of great debate, and California, with its scheduled rate hike to $15/hr by 2023, has folks on both sides of the discussion heated. The topic is so hot, UC Berkeley was motivated to analyze what the effects of a high...

3 California Labor Compliance Issues to Understand

Several labor compliance issues continue to surface in California, and it is a risk to not take some time to learn more about them. Not only can fines and penalties be issued for lack of compliance, but issues with employee morale or even turnover could...

Workplace Technology is Changing, How to Use it for Your Benefit

Workplace Technology is Changing, How to Use it for Your Benefit

Technology in general is quickly changing the world we live in, but with new applications being developed every day to address the needs of business, we are seeing it expanding in even greater ways. How is business technology being used today to make doing...

How to Manage Friends After a Promotion

How to Manage Friends After a Promotion

Many first-time managers consider the transition from being co-workers/friends to manager is the most challenging hurdle encountered when getting a promotion. If you are in this position, first, congratulations, and second, get the skills you need to be...

Labor Optimization: Start by Creating a Strong Team

Labor optimization is a very broad, and rather trendy topic these days. Nowhere does it seem more prevalent than in the retail and restaurant industries where new scheduling and minimum wage regulation roll-outs will be making a significant impact....

3 Tips to Being a Great Manager

Great managers are made, not born. Deliberately working to get the skills needed to be a manager, and then continually working to grow your skills, is a sign of a true leader. While these 3 tips relate mostly to new or first-time management, seasoned...

Changes to minimum wage and penalty rates

Changes to minimum wage and penalty rates

Since July 1st there has been an increase of 3.5% to the minimum wage, meaning that the new national minimum wage will be $18.93 an hour and $719.20 a week. This increase has affected more than 2 million Australians. This article is for informational...

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