California Contractor News Articles

How to effectively communicate your company’s safety program to employees

January 16, 2018

Making sure employees know their safety requirements is critical not just for the success of the business, but also for the safety of employees and the environment. If every person in an organization was fully engaged and committed to creating… Read More…

6 Retirement Mistakes to Avoid Before It’s Too Late

December 15, 2017

Sadly, a large percentage of people — most notably, the baby-boom generation (1946-1964) — have made some monumental retirement mistakes. If they had come to us earlier, seeking retirement advice, we could have helped them avoid many classic retirement blunders…. Read More…

The Pros and Cons of Becoming an ESOP

October 27, 2017

An ESOP is not the only way for employees to own a company, but it is by far the most common. Although the concept was almost unknown until 1974, by 2014, about 7,000 companies had ESOPs covering 13.5 million employees,… Read More…

How to Make the Most of a 30-Minute Phone Interview

October 11, 2017

Hiring good people can be difficult, time-consuming, and costly. If you’re in a constant cycle of hiring, I don’t have to tell you about the time warp it can cause — but what about the cost? The more interviews you… Read More…

Succession Planning: How to Ensure Your Business Will Thrive Without You

August 29, 2017

When you begin planning your exit from the company you founded, these eight tips will help you smooth the way. Succession planning can seem daunting, maybe even depressing for some. After all, planning for someone else to take over after… Read More…

How to stay current in the modern construction environment

August 4, 2017

Incorporated into personal life with tech like Facebook and iPhones, technology is now making its way into business. And the benefits are vast—increased productivity, organization, fast and mobile communication, instant transactions, automated processes and more knowledge and transparency—do I need… Read More…