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Avoid these common video marketing pitfalls

Avoid these common video marketing pitfalls

Regardless of the service or product, video marketing can provide benefits for businesses willing to devote their time to it. An engaging video can be used to build a brand,…

Partnership audit rules are changing: Part two

Partnership audit rules are changing: Part two

In September 2016, I wrote an article in the Central Valley Business Journal about the new partnership audit rules titled “Partnership Audit Rules Are Changing.” That article goes into the…

Employees: an asset and a liability

Employees: an asset and a liability

As a business owner you strive to attract, develop and keep your employees. Whether your workforce is big or small, skilled or unskilled, customer-facing or back of the house, your…

State bill would allow disclosure of home care workers’ private information

State bill would allow disclosure of home care workers’ private information

California’s Department of Social Services currently maintains a registry of all home care aides in the state. The registry exists for the purpose of allowing consumers to search for and…

Tech enthusiasm growing as Valley Hackathon comes to Stockton

Tech enthusiasm growing as Valley Hackathon comes to Stockton

Stockton’s coders (software programmers) and business leaders are getting excited about local technology initiatives. In August, Stockton hosted several tech incubator events, including one featuring Jacob Kuczeruk, Vice President at…

Dealing with the IRS: You do have rights

Dealing with the IRS: You do have rights

Dealing with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can be a daunting and intimidating task for any person or business. The unfortunate reality is that the IRS has the power to…

Businesses could be responsible for violations of outsourced work

Businesses could be responsible for violations of outsourced work

A new ruling by the California Division of Labor Standards has given expanded reach to a 2015 amendment to the Labor Code. This expansion now has serious implications for the…

Tech sector growing vibrantly throughout Central Valley

Tech sector growing vibrantly throughout Central Valley

Chances are, when you think of the Central Valley, you think about tomato trucks rumbling down the freeway or shakers knocking down almonds amidst endless rows of trees. You probably…

Scheduling ordinances: The next big employment challenge?

Scheduling ordinances: The next big employment challenge?

The new administration in Washington, DC came in with a promise to “deregulate,” that is to r   educe the amount of government regulations. At the same time, at the…

Commercial auto insurance: a loser for buyers and sellers

Commercial auto insurance: a loser for buyers and sellers

Have you noticed a spike in the rates your company pays for commercial auto insurance? You are certainly not alone. California business owners in particular are experiencing some of the…

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