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Tri-county voters must go to the polls

By   /  Friday, September 30th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Tri-county voters must go to the polls

By Loredana Carson In November 2014, only 203,783 out of 433,064 registered voters cast a ballot, according to the Ventura County registrar. Voter participation in general throughout California has declined in the past decade, according to the California Civic Engagement Project. The project reports that over the past three elections, registered voter turnout was 54.9 Read More →

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Make sure you know how the deed to your marital home lists the title

By   /  Friday, September 23rd, 2016  /  Latest news, Law, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on Make sure you know how the deed to your marital home lists the title

By Lisa Spiwak When a married couple goes to the escrow office to sign the documents to their new home, they are thinking about many things. Their minds are swirling with thoughts of the mortgage payment, furniture placement, the moving company, landscaping, area schools, etc. The last thing they are thinking about is how the Read More →

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Political correctness in college has no place in the workplace

By   /  Friday, September 23rd, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Steven Mintz Imagine you have recently graduated from college and have begun your work career at a company that values diversity. One challenge may be to transition from a college environment that was less tolerant of views that might offend one group or another to a workplace where diversity of thought is valued. Political Read More →

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Employees can’t just ‘buy in’ to core values

By   /  Friday, September 16th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on Employees can’t just ‘buy in’ to core values

By Kapp L. Johnson A church-related college closed its doors in May. In its beginning, it was part of a series of “Bible institutes” spread around the country. Part of a movement founded at the turn of the century, it and its sister institutes had a very narrow focus on church-related vocations and the development Read More →

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Computer interface should be intuitive

By   /  Friday, September 2nd, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Computer interface should be intuitive

Businesses large and small invest hefty amounts in software designed to improve operations and attract and keep in touch with customers. Sometimes, these projects are a success. Others are deemed failures, resulting in costly software abandonment. While there are a variety of factors that can differentiate between success and failure, one important consideration is the Read More →

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How government can help small businesses

By   /  Friday, August 26th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  1 Comment

By Burt Williamson The small business issues that Henry Dubroff addressed his column in the July 8-14, 2016 issue of the Pacific Coast Business Times — regulation overhaul, flexibility in the minimum wage, and the ability to tap retirement assets for a small business — would be welcome changes. What follows is an elaboration on Read More →

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Change company culture to stay on top

By   /  Friday, August 26th, 2016  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Change company culture to stay on top

By Peter Matthies Leaders who aren’t able to build a purpose-driven culture risk falling behind. Speak to any large organization — from BMW to Intel to Thomson Reuters — and you find their talent management and acquisition teams working overtime. According to research, businesses are facing a severe talent shortage in the years to come. Read More →

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