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Did you know that in the United States, a small company has about an 11% chance of being involved in an employment lawsuit? If you’re in California though, that chance goes up to 40%. Arm yourself as an employer with the right information and avoid lawsuits in the first place through solid preparation with a trusted Human Resources partner.
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Video Interviewing

Friday, May 8th, 2020 By: Aga Trinidad Times are changing and technology is becoming more of an everyday norm. With the added COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are working remotely and having to use video platforms for our daily work interactions. This video conferencing...

New Minimum Wage Rates Effective July 1

Sunday, July 01, 2018 July 1 is a big day this year! In addition to San Francisco's Consideration of Salary History Ordinance going into effect today, the minimum wage in several California cities and towns is increasing as well. Northern California cities with...

National Day of Mourning December 5th

Tuesday, December 04, 2018 Tomorrow, December 5, 2018, will be a National Day of Mourning, as we pause to celebrate and remember the life of President George HW Bush, or simply, "41." Whatever your politics are, whether you voted for him or not, and whether you agreed...

Planning a Company Holiday Party?

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 'Tis the season....the season for parties galore!  Whether you're planning the whole thing or just "policing" it, the Company Holiday Party can be  fun for everyone - even if you're in HR!  We've worked up some tips to make the party less of...

Planning your Company’s Holiday Party?

Sunday, November 26, 2017 'Tis the season....the season for parties galore! There's nothing like a great holiday party, but if you're in HR, you may be the one planning your  company's holiday party. How is it that those of us who are telling people not to drink at...

Lending a Helping Hand in Our Communities

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Many of us start thinking about making some donations to local non-profits during the Holidays. This year, however, our neighbors in Butte and Ventura Counties need some help a little early. The devastation of these fires is hard for those...

Top HR Mistakes Series…Asking Illegal Interview Questions

Monday, September 24, 2018 They may seem innocent, and you may be asking from a place of genuine interest; a way to get to know a person quickly and ascertain whether or not they would be a good fit for your open role.  But certain questions are off limits during the...

Top HR Mistakes Series…Handbooks

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Next up in our series of the Top Ten HR Mistakes Small Businesses Make...Handbooks! Why Do I Need a Handbook?Many small companies think, "why should I spend time (or money) on a handbook? I only have a couple employees!" The fact is, here in...

Top HR Mistakes Series…Applying Federal Laws to CA Employees

Thursday, March 22, 2018 We're revisiting our series on the Top HR Mistakes Made by Small Employers!  Each week we'll dig in on another mistake we see frequently occurring in small businesses - and if we're honest, they're probably happening in larger companies...

Get Prepped! California Minimum Wage Changes for 2018

Thursday, December 14, 2017 'Tis the season! Many cities in California have minimum wage ordinances that are greater than the state of California's. As we wind down 2017, it's a good time for employers to take a look at where they operate (and where their employees...

Quick Thought: Harassment…in YOUR Industry?

Thursday, December 14, 2017 Quick Thoughts: Rampant HarassmentYesterday as I was driving between networking meetings, client meetings, and Girl Scout meetings, I heard a report on the radio discussing how rampant sexual harassment is in the restaurant industry. (It's...

Small Business Council July Event – Joe Davis of Opus Bank

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 At Ignite HR Solutions, we believe in educating our clients and supporting our community at the same time. With that in mind, we became a founding member of the Small Business Council of the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce.  The Council...

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