Human Resources

Can you win the war for Talent ?

The U.S. had 5.4 million job openings in April. The total was the highest since the department began conducting the so-called Jolts survey in 2000. The talent market is heating up. The pendulum swings in the candidate favor, smaller supply of quality candidates. Employer’s must develop their strategy for attracting and retaining talent. Employer’s must… Read more »

Independent Contractor or Employee!

The courts have considered many facts in deciding whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee. These relevant facts fall into three main categories: behavioral control; financial control; and relationship of the parties. In each case, it is very important to consider all the facts – no single fact provides the answer. Carefully… Read more »

Posted on June 26, 2015 by Rick Rossignol

Misclassification Cost Millions!

Tech companies using Independent contractor, need to rethink how they staff their workforce. Misclassification cost Fed Ex millions. It’s very hard to meet the standards of independent contractors in CA.


THE FUNCTION OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENTS HAS REMAINED THE SAME FOR OVER 100 YEARS. THAT’S ALL ABOUT TO CHANGE. Really! I started out in HR in 1987, The HR world has changed dramatically. The only real constant is change! HR functions that are administrative are usually  a result of the company not valuing HR. Employer… Read more »