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Regulations causing employers to flee the state

By   /  Friday, May 12th, 2017  /  Latest news, Law, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

By Jonathan Fraser Light I have a running sick joke with one of my insurance broker clients. Every month he tells me how many of his clients have left the state because they can’t stand to run a business here. Others of my employer clients are leaving when they can. Meat packers, computer chip component Read More →

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How to win the recruiting war for the best talent

By   /  Friday, May 12th, 2017  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

By Sumantra Sengupta Just prior to joining academia, I had the pleasure of serving as the interim group president for a multinational agriculture farming, processing and trading company for three years. With physical operations in 10 countries and commercial operations in 36, the company had a workforce numbering more than 2,000 people and crossing many Read More →

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Managing needs of four-generation workforce challenging

By   /  Friday, May 5th, 2017  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

By Mark Riley A seismic shift is underway in today’s workplace. Two massive generations — the Baby Boomers and the millennials — with two very different sets of needs and expectations are testing the abilities of even the most adroit human resources department. This is true along the Central Coast, the rest of California and Read More →

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Update business plan often to increase success

By   /  Friday, April 28th, 2017  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

By Lee Schuh It seems like a day doesn’t go by without a businessperson asking me, “Why do I need a business plan if I am hitting industry benchmarks?” I tell them the standards are mediocracy and ask them how long they can exist being just like the other companies. Even matching yourself against the Read More →

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Weak job growth, high cost of living spell trouble in Ventura County

By   /  Friday, April 28th, 2017  /  East Ventura County, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

By Tony Biasotti In May, the Ventura County Civic Alliance will release its 2017 State of the Region report. As in past editions of the report, the state of the county’s economy is a large part of the overall state of the region. The state of the economy is decidedly mixed. Ventura County is what Read More →

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Don’t throw all trade agreements out with TTIP

By   /  Friday, April 14th, 2017  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Don’t throw all trade agreements out with TTIP

By Jamshid Damooei Our recent presidential election brought about a rare accord between the progressive and the populist fronts in rejecting the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. I have no problem with the rejection of a trade agreement that focuses primarily on the interests of transnational corporations, international financial centers, agribusiness and giant chemical companies Read More →

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Central Coast foster care system needs more families

By   /  Friday, April 7th, 2017  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Central Coast foster care system needs more families

By Jim Roberts I believe it goes without saying, it is far better for our communities to solve local needs rather than depend upon the government. Right now on the Central Coast there is a significant need to which our families and individuals need to rally to solve. To put it bluntly, there are not Read More →

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