Category Archives: HUMAN RESOURCES

2018 Newsletter & Compliance Update

Happy New Year to our clients and colleagues! We wanted to remind you of the recent and upcoming changes in employment laws that may affect your business. We created an easy checklist for you to use. As always, contact your HR … Continue reading

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NorCal Fire Disaster – What Employers Should Know

In light of the recent fires and the devastation in our community, we are reaching out to our clients and friends. We have all been personally impacted in many ways, including Brenda Gilchrist, our Co-Founder, who lost her home to … Continue reading

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Important Employment Forms & Regulation Changes – August 2017

Following is information to help you stay informed about changes that may affect your HR & employment practices. August 2017  Form I-9: Employers must use the updated Form I-9, issued in July and required by 9/18/17. This is the second … Continue reading

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2017 Updated Forms

It’s time to update forms… Form I-9: Effective 1/22/17 employers must use the updated Form I-9. Available in both electronic and paper versions, the forms and instructions may be obtained at the USCIS website: https://www.uscis.gov/i-9   A 2017 W-4 is … Continue reading

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2016 HR Updates

As we head toward the end of 2016, we want you to be aware of several new laws,  changes and reminders for California employers. We wish all of you a great Q4 and look forward to working with you in 2017! 1. … Continue reading

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2015-2016 Employment Law Updates

Greetings! As we head toward the end of 2015, we want you to be aware of several new laws, changes and reminders for California employers. We wish all of you a great holiday season and look forward to working with you in 2016! … Continue reading

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2015 Employment Law Update & Reminders

The HR Matrix team wishes you a happy new year! With the new year, there are many changes that affect California employers in 2015. Here is a snapshot of the most prominent changes, along with some important reminders. If you … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Steer Clear of HR Problems

Over the years, The HR Matrix team has advised businesses on a variety of employment related matters. In recognition of our 7 years in business, we compiled our seven most common areas of concern. If your organization needs assistance in … Continue reading

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5 Most Common HR Mistakes Made by Start Ups

Copyright © August 2012 – The HR Matrix, llc – All Rights Reserved by Brenda Gilchrist, CoFounder/Partner, The HR Matrix, llc 1) Giving away equity. The lure of giving away equity in exchange for services may not be the best … Continue reading

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Talent Shortage or Shortage of Creative Talent Strategies?

Talent Shortage or Shortage of Creative Talent Strategies? By Brenda Gilchrist A lot of people are blaming the lack of talent on the “shortage of critical skills in the U.S.” I think most of the perceived shortage is based on … Continue reading

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