Stress in Retirement
Current Issue

Retirement Stress Is Increasing

Posted June 8, 2017 by Jerri Hemsworth

Many California workers today are feeling stressed about retirement, and a new study indicated that many Americans are not taking steps to prepare for it. Those feeling stressed have lower levels of retirement confidence and are less likely to feel financially secure, according to the recent Retirement Confidence Survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute […]

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Eliminating Negativity At Work
Business

Eliminating Negativity At Work

Posted June 1, 2017 by Stephen Frueh, PhD

Here are four hidden psychological factors that corrupt performance. Business consulting often focuses on the most tangible challenges: cash flow, supply chain, work flow, job descriptions, salaries and bonuses. In my work with companies and corporate teams, I often take an “inside out” approach. “Inside out” focuses on that which is not so easily seen […]

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Taking Millennials Mainstream
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Taking Millennials Mainstream

Posted May 31, 2017 by Brian Hemsworth

What one marketing professional and part-time university professor has learned about millennials may surprise you! They are not who mainstream media thinks they are! They are lazy. They are loners. They are narcissistic. That’s the millennial stereotype. Always on their smartphones, probably Snapchat or Instagram, or the social media du jour. But is it true? […]

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Life / Work Balance For Men
Business

The Life/Work Balance Conundrum For Men

Posted March 11, 2015 by Jerri Hemsworth

The more I interact with established business men, the more I have come to know that they struggle just as much, if not more, than us women with the whole “Life / Work Balance” issue. Women are far more forthcoming about their stress load with trying to “keep all the balls in the air” when […]

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4.1.1
Human Resources

Employers Don’t Have To Ensure Lunch

Posted May 17, 2012 by Jerri Hemsworth

The California Supreme Court recently ruled that employers are under no obligation to ensure that workers take legally mandated lunch breaks. This case has impact on millions of California workers and thousands of California employers. Brinker v. Superior Court began as a case more than nine years ago. The class action was brought by restaurant […]

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Are Your Employees Blogging You Into Bankruptcy?
Human Resources

Are Employees Blogging You Into Bankruptcy?

Posted February 11, 2012 by Karen Gabler

An employer’s biggest productivity concern used to be whether employees were taking personal calls or playing solitaire on the computer. Social media has added a new demand for employer protection from cyber activities. Today, technology is growing by the nanosecond, far too quickly for employers to keep up. Long-standing privacy considerations are at near-constant tension […]

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