More Than Free Labor: 5 Things to Know About Hiring Interns


Hiring interns can be great for a small business; they are cheap, ambitious and filled with youthful energy. They also can be a labor law nightmare! Five things to know about hiring interns–paid or unpaid. Hiring interns can be a significant labor resource for small business; they are cheap, motivated and can bring a fresh, youthful perspectiveContinue reading “More Than Free Labor: 5 Things to Know About Hiring Interns”

New Calif. Employment Laws We All Should Know About


The California State Legislature was remarkably active in 2012, either modifying various employment laws or adding new laws in a variety of areas, including hourly wage, anti-discrimination and social media policies. Since California is a bellwether for trends affecting the entire country, every human resources professional should be aware of these changes. They may be widespread sooner than later.Continue reading “New Calif. Employment Laws We All Should Know About”

Workday shares up 73% in IPO


SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) – Shares Workday Inc.  soared Friday as the enterprise software company began trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The stock was trading up 73 % to $48.50 after pricing at $28 a share, above its proposed range of $24 to $26. The Pleasanton, Calif.-based company’s initial public offering initially set a priceContinue reading “Workday shares up 73% in IPO”

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