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Employee Handbooks

An employee handbook is one of the most important communication tools you can have between your company and your employees. Not only does it set forth your expectations for your employees, it also describes what they can expect from you and ensures your business complies with state and federal employment laws.

This webinar was presented by the California Employers Association and sponsored by the Monterey County Workforce Development Board.

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What Employers Need Today

Employers are facing challenges today in recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees. This training explores today’s trends in the workplace. With record-high resignations and employees reassessing their work-life balance, employers are learning that they need to work hard to find and retain key employees.

This presentation includes collaborative ways to ensure that employers are able to obtain employees that are ready to hire and resources that will help everyone succeed.

Download the informational flyer here.

Download the webinar handouts here.

This webinar was presented by the California Employers Association and sponsored by the Monterey County Workforce Development Board.

What’s New in 2022: Labor Law Update

2021 was an unprecedented year in so many ways. 2022 looks to be a bit brighter regarding the pandemic, however, with all of the laws the California Legislature and Governor passed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been difficult to keep up on what is and isn’t new.

This presentation informs you of the latest updates and new bills that touch on almost every facet of employment for 2022:

  • New Policies, Practices, and Record Requirements
  • 2022 Minimum Wage Updates
  • Safety and COVID-19 Changes
  • Industry-Specific Laws
  • Recent Case Law – a Glimpse into the Future

Download the informational flyer here.

Download the webinar handouts here.

This webinar was presented by the California Employers Association and sponsored by the Monterey County Workforce Development Board.

Tourist Towns In Turmoil As Open Jobs Go Unfilled

There are signs the U.S. economy is regaining its footing, with the lowest number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment since the pandemic started. But businesses are struggling to find workers. Carter Evans reports.

Why The Best Hire Might Not Have The Perfect Resume

Given the choice between a job candidate with a perfect resume and one who has fought through difficulty, human resources executive Regina Hartley always gives the “Scrapper” a chance. As someone who grew up with adversity, Hartley knows that those who flourish in the darkest of spaces are empowered with the grit to persist in an ever-changing workplace. “Choose the underestimated contender, whose secret weapons are passion and purpose,” she says. “Hire the Scrapper.”

5 Ways To Kill Your Dreams

All of us want to invent that game-changing product, launch that successful company, write that best-selling book. And yet so few of us actually do it. Brazilian entrepreneur Bel Pesce breaks down five easy-to-believe myths that ensure your dream projects will never come to fruition

How to Answer: Tell Me About Yourself.

Remember: Don’t try to squeeze in too much information or your interviewer WILL start to tune out.

A good interview is a dialogue, not a monologue. Keep it concise and give your interviewer the chance to dive in and ask questions. Practicing your answer over and over will be the key to success, so break out the mirror and a stopwatch, or get the full advantage of the interactive practice tool inside our Big Interview training system.

Podcasts

Looking for Capital for Your Small Business?

Are you looking for capital for your small business? Listen to this podcast featuring SBA’s Associate Administrator for the Office of Capital Access, Bill Manger. He discusses options such as the SBA’s free online “Lender Match” tool, microloans and grants for small businesses at Grants.gov.

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Jaime Fall Talks Upskilling on “All Things Work” Podcast

How can employers ensure their employees have the skills needed to keep up with a changing economy? UpSkill America Director Jaime Fall joined SHRM’s “All Things Work” podcast to discuss how upskilling can help companies stay competitive, how employers can find partners to build an upskilling program, and examples of upskilling initiatives from around the country. 

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