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  • The 2nd season of #HonestHR has landed!

    Entry Level to Next Level: Bouncing Back from Feedback and Failure and Knowing Your Worth feat. Sam Arpino, M.S.

    Callie talks to Sam about NOT bringing your whole self to work (gasp!), creating environments for people to raise their hands and be curious and taking full-on ownership of your own growth opportunities. 

    Tune in and stick around to hear Sam's four important tips for taking the next step in your career. This episode is built to inspire and empower you to make that jump you've been considering. Come ready to listen leave ready to make moves in your career.

    This episode is Part 1 of a two-part series. When you listen to both parts of the series you are eligible to receive Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for your participation.

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    April 10 & 11 - Mental Toughness in the Workplace (3 Locations) Mental Toughness in the Workplace (3 Locations) Oakland, San Jose and San Francisco April 10, 2019 8 - 10am - EAST BAY Alameda County Training and Education Center, 125 12th St, Ste 400, Oakland April 10, 2019 12:30 - 2:30pm - SAN ...

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    Mar 29 - HR Round Table: Influencing Win-Win Outcomes (San Francisco) March 29, 2019 8:30 - 10:30am - SAN FRANCISCO Reed Smith, 101 2nd St #1800, San Francisco Explore and practice effective ways to influence peers, bosses, and others in this round table topic led by Jill McGillen with   NextTurn Consulting . The need to ...

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    Your PEO is correct, the language is vague.  A cap of 1.5 times the annual vacation is considered "safe" but is not a mandate. An employer can place a reasonable cap on vacation benefits that prevents an employee from earning vacation over a certain amount of hours.    https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/FAQ_Vacation.htm I would be very cautious ...

  • Salary Transparency

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    Who has found success with converting over to transparent salaries across their organization? What elements do you feel contribute to that success (i.e. culture, presentation, etc.)? Thank you! ------------------------------ Carrie Hilderbrand Human Resources Generalist Oakland, CA ------------------------------

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    I wouldn't say a reasonable cap on vacation is a new requirement. It's been around for as long as I can remember. From my experience I would say most employers have a cap anywhere from 1.5 to 2x the annual accrual.  It looks like what you are describing is a use it or lose vacation policy, which are illegal in CA. Whatever policy you finally decide ...