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Are Your Employee Performance Reviews Effective? Annual Reviews vs Continuous Feedback: Which is the Best Fit? The end of the fiscal year is nearing, and for many companies that means annual employee performance reviews are nearing. Some critics argue that annual performance reviews and even semi-annual or quarterly reviews are archaic and not as effective as employers would like to believe. […] continue reading this post


SkateMD SACRAMENTO, CA (November 6, 2018) — As a proud sponsor of SkateMD, a Northern California based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Emplicity is excited to help spread the word about their upcoming fourth birthday celebration and fundraiser and wants to encourage friends and clients in the Sacramento area to come out and celebrate four extraordinary years of […] continue reading this post


Local Businesses: Employees or 1099 Contractors? Using independent contractors is becoming a lot less attractive to employers. In May of this year, the California Supreme Court issued a ruling that made the already challenging task of deciding whether to classify a worker as an employee or an independent contractor even more difficult. In their ruling, the court adopted the “ABC” test […] continue reading this post


California Companies Pay Millions in Sexual Harassment Settlements Two large California Companies have been hit hard by sexual harassment lawsuits this year. Irvine-based call center giant, Alorica Inc., agreed to pay $3.5 million dollars and Goodwill Industries of the Greater East Bay agreed to pay $850,000 in recent settlement cases brought on by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Earlier this year, Alorica […] continue reading this post


CA Employers Face Low Unemployment, Rising Wages and Open Positions The jobless rate in the U.S. has dropped to the lowest it has been since 1969, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). For the first half of 2018, the unemployment rate held steady between 3.9 and 4.1 percent, but September saw another dip, dropping the rate to 3.7 […] continue reading this post