A Bigger Bang for your Buck Seminar

Debunking the myth that paying people more will make them work harder (references to Daniel Pink’s “Drive”)

·         We cannot rely on merit increases alone to engage and motivate people
·         There are other rewards (some monetary, some not) that we can leverage to increase the motivation of our workforce
·         There is empirical evidence that a more motivated workforce results in better financial results
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RJHeadshotRebecca Johnson (RJ) has over 20 years of business experience as a leader in both finance and human resources.  RJ initially earned her CPA with Ernst and Young, and subsequently held senior management positions both in finance and in HR.  She has expertise in global compensation, performance management, employee communications and HR strategic planning. With her unique combination of financial and human resource expertise, she is especially suited to translate complex business concepts into everyday language.  RJ speaks and trains often for industry groups and conferences, and is a past director for the Northern California HR Association (NCHRA) Executive Board.
 RJ partners with HR and management teams in a wide variety of industries and sizes to bring clarity, simplicity and increased impact to compensation and reward programs.

7 Steps to Profitability Seminar

In today’s business, success is rarely a question of working harder; more often success comes from creating business management systems that will help you manage your staff, your clients and your process. You need a roadmap to help you evaluate, implement, and utilize key management systems to improve profitability. Join us on Tuesday, April 16th at 730am, to register, simply click on the icon below:

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 leslie-shiner Leslie Shiner—author, speaker, and trainer—has more than twenty years’ experience as a financial and management consultant. She is the owner and principal of The ShinerGroup, a consulting firm helping small businesses gain financial control.  As a business coach, she has worked with both small and large businesses to help them better understand their business practices and maximize their profits. She is the author of “A Simple Guide to Turning a Profit as a Contractor.”   Ms Shiner is an engaging speaker with a long history of rave reviews. She continues to receive high praise for her ability to make financial management interesting, understandable, and even entertaining.

Managing Unemployment Insurance Costs

Managing Unemployment Insurance Costs

 The world of unemployment tax can be overwhelming and bewildering. It doesn’t have to be.  Join us and our guest speaker, Cynthia Anderson, Taxpayer Educator with the EDD for breakfast on Tuesday, March 19, 2013  and learn:

 

  • How the unemployment insurance rate is established.
  • What is an unemployment insurance reserve account.
  • Important notices and statements.
  • How to minimize unemployment insurance costs.

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Cynthia Anderson has been with the California Employment Development Department’s Tax Branch for 32 years.  She began her state service as a Tax Auditor in the Santa Clara County. Since 2002 she has been the Employment Tax Consultant for the Taxpayer Education and Assistance Program in Northern California.  She assists taxpayers in resolving issues and conducts employment tax seminars.  These seminars educate taxpayers with regard to State payroll tax requirements and employment status in Northern California.  Cynthia received her BS Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from California State University, Hayward.