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Popular Services – 2015

A few of our programs were especially popular with clients this year: 1. HR Assessments & Audits – scalable services to help you evaluate and optimize your HR staffing structure and skill sets, HR processes and practices as well as full compliance audits. 2. Team 360 – this program helps to build mutual support, accountability and leadership…

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 have concerns regarding these new laws or questions regarding compliance with state and federal employment…

2014 HR Updates & Reminders

The HR Matrix team wishes you a happy new year. With the new year come many changes that are going into effect for California employers in 2014. Here is a snapshot of the most prominent changes along with some miscellaneous reminders. If you have concerns regarding compliance, we are here to help. Contact us at…

Postponed: Becoming a Trusted HR Business Partner Workshop

Becoming a Trusted HR Business Partner: How to shine as an Internal Consultant POSTPONED TO SPRING OF 2014 This 2-day workshop based on the Flawless Consulting model is pre-approved for 15 HRCI re-certification general credit hours. You have the HR knowledge, the people skills, and the intelligence, but for some reason, the partnership with senior…

2013 Employment Law Update & Reminders

Several employment regulations changed in 2013. Here are highlights and also a few reminders. If you have questions regarding compliance, we are here to help. Contact your HR Matrix representative at 707-526-0877 or Jennifer Scott (ext. 16) for assistance. 1. New Form I-9 – As of May 8, employers are required to use the new…

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 these areas, we’re here to help. 1. Have accurate and current policies in place. “We…

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 solution for your start up –be greedy with your equity. One example is a local…

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 a shortage of creative talent strategies. In an era of high unemployment, many, employers expect…

2012 – Employment Laws; things to know and what to do

It is that time of year again – new employment laws for 2012 are here. Here is a highlight of the new laws and things that employers should start doing to comply. If you have questions regarding compliance, we are here to help. Contact Brenda Gilchrist at 707-526-0877 x11 if you have any questions regarding…

What to Expect from your Health Insurance Broker

What to Expect from your Health Insurance Broker By Brenda Gilchrist, Principal of The HR Matrix, llc Top 10 things to expect from your company health insurance broker. Yes, it is important to have a broker of record if you offer group health insurance to your employees. A great broker understands all the plan options…