Weekly Reports

July 15, 2018

Weekly Report 18-28

  • NEW CALIFORNIA RULES FOR ‘INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR’ STATUS: A state Supreme Court ruling last month sets new standards which will require every California employer to reevaluate everyone being paid compensation, to determine supportable overtime & tax reporting treatment. Workers are now... Continue
  • July 15, 2018

    Weekly Report 18-29

  •  AN ‘AMBIVALENT’ RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WORKERS AND LEADERS – a mixed relationship involving both positive and negative feelings primarily about level of supportiveness – can impact job performance even more so than disliking the boss. A study of working adults in... Continue
  • July 1, 2018

    Weekly Report 18-27

  • “THOUGH WE COUNT ON TECHNOLOGIES AND CONTROLS TO MINIMIZE PHISHING THREATS, users are exploited through social engineering… to fall for fraudulent emails, texts, or copycat websites and end up sharing valuable personal information.” Recommendations from the FTC: (1) If it... Continue
  • June 23, 2018

    Weekly Report 18-26

  • WORK MEETINGS ARE AMONG THE TOP ‘PRODUCTIVITY KILLERS,’ mostly from “too much communicating or socializing” according to a recent Career Builder survey. While team communication is critical to creativity, meetings often get “derailed and lose their focus due to an... Continue
  • June 17, 2018

    Weekly Report 18-25

  • TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS US TO CONSUME FIVE TIMES MORE INFORMATION TODAY THAN A FEW DECADES AGO. But, by spreading consumption habits too thinly and “letting the headline tides pull us along… we’ve become less productive learners.” Techniques for reversing that trend... Continue