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Your Workplace HoRizon is a podcast that shares experiences and insights for business owners, operators, managers, and everyday workers to help them transcend their business environment. Host Greg Heiss has conversations with business consultants John McFarland, Joseph Anderson, Richard Dao along with frequent guest appearances who will enhance the value for the listener. The conversations are lively, fun and highly informative. This series was developed from the HoRizon strategic consultation model created by Greg and his team.

Your Workplace HoRizon is a podcast that shares experiences and insights for business owners, operators, managers, and everyday workers to help them transcend their business environment. Host Greg Heiss has conversations with business consultants John McFarland, Joseph Anderson, Richard Dao along with frequent guest appearances who will enhance the value for the listener. The conversations are lively, fun and highly informative. This series was developed from the HoRizon strategic consultation model created by Greg and his team.
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Your Workplace HoRizon is a podcast that shares experiences and insights for business owners, operators, managers, and everyday workers to help them transcend their business environment. Host Greg Heiss has conversations with business consultants John McFarland, Joseph Anderson, Richard Dao along with frequent guest appearances who will enhance the value for the listener. The conversations are lively, fun and highly informative. This series was developed from the HoRizon strategic consultation model created by Greg and his team.

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Episodes

H.R. Compliance: What you Must Know and Do

12/2/2019
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Human Resource compliance is a business critical topic in today's highly regulated and litigious environment. Being aware of constantly changing labor law is critical to ongoing business success. Being compliant with those laws is the responsibility of the employer, and is most generally delegated to the HR department. If you operate a small business today, having the luxury of an internal HR department may not be a resource to which you can turn. Get a primer with today's Podcast, as Greg...

Duration:00:33:17

ThankYOU!

11/28/2019
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On behalf of WorklogicHR, Vensure Employer Services and our Division Partners, we wish you a very blessed Holiday and offer our sincere thanks for being a value listener, client and strategic partner. We are thankful for each and every one of you!

Duration:00:03:56

Generational Diversity in the Workplace: Some Answers

11/25/2019
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Generational diversity has never been so great in American companies as it is today. Younger generations are entering the workforce in larger numbers than ever before and older workers are remaining in the workforce longer. Each generation defines itself through its experiences and this shows itself in the workplace perhaps like in no other setting. Exploit these differences in your organization by taking the time to understand them. Greg is joined by an up and coming millennial, Savanah...

Duration:00:29:37

Working 9-5...or Not! Alternative Workweeks, Some Things to Consider

11/18/2019
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Alternative workweek schedules provide the opportunity to schedule longer uninterrupted shifts, flexibility in managing a staggered workforce, and increased productivity. When implemented properly, an alternative workweek can provide employees with many benefits, including more flexibility, longer shifts that minimize commuting time, and more. While an employer may desire an alternative workweek schedule, the schedule must be presented to and approved by employees in any identified “work...

Duration:00:19:29

Workers' Compensation Insurance: The What, Why and How Explained

11/11/2019
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Join in today as Workers' Compensation Claims Manager, Lina Perez, brings her 5 years of workers' compensation experience to a conversation with Greg and the team about a subject on every business owners' mind. We'll jump in and answer numerous questions most business owners, both fledgling and seasoned, may ask. What is this insurance and why is it needed? (and in most states, required.) What are my responsibilities as an employer? As an employee? What is an x-mod? What effect does an...

Duration:00:31:30

Gimme a Break! Meal and Rest Period Requirements

11/4/2019
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Join in as the team discusses the nuances of California employment regulations regarding required rest and meal periods. Subject matter expert John McFarland, SHRM-CP, covers the myriad of requirements facing California employers and employers in other states having similar requirements. Employers have the responsibility for implementing a meal and rest policy for all hourly employees, and for making sure the provisions in it are adhered to. Failure to do so can result in fines and...

Duration:00:25:02

Business Banking: Some Things to Know

10/28/2019
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A small business owner’s relationship with his or her banker is an important business relationship to cultivate. Todays banking professionals are among the most valuable assets in small business owners quiver. Understanding business cash flows and balance sheets can make a business owner better, and improve the ability of that business to borrow money when the need arises. If your business finds itself in need of money to grow, carry accounts receivable, finance short term operating costs or...

Duration:00:30:13

Yule Want to Listen: The Company Holiday Bash, a Primer

10/21/2019
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Join the team today as regulars Joe and John have a round table with Greg to discuss the ubiquitous company parties which are common this time of year. To serve booze or not to serve? Themes? Avoiding bias and staying out of hot water are but a few of the topics covered. The team keeps it light and lively, offers common and not-so-common talking points on just how to make the upcoming holiday soirées and fun and effective means to celebrate the season and the success of your people, while...

Duration:00:21:20

It's Autumn. Don't let Leaves (of Absence) Rake You Over!

10/14/2019
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Today, the team discusses the important topic of Leaves of Absence. Policy expert Nicole Cox joins Greg and the team in a conversation about what many of you may consider to be the overwhelming rules and regulations associated with administering leaves of absences and their policies. We'll discuss mandatory leaves such as those regulated by FMLA and ADA, as well as what a sound voluntary leave of absence policy looks like. Do you have to "hold" a position for a mandatory leave? What...

Duration:00:22:39

Lawful Cannabis Enterprises: Some Things to Know

9/30/2019
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Jason Thomasy, VP, Greeleaf HR, joins host Greg and team today to discuss some of the issues facing the industry. As more and more states adopt policies regulating commerce in the space, challenges arise. Jason calls on his years of experience in the PEO industry and incorporates that knowledge into what has become Greenleaf HR; an exclusive PEO/ASO provider to this growing market. He shares his insights with our listeners, identifies some common pitfalls and what things can and must be...

Duration:00:19:27

The Small Business Development Centers: the What and the How

9/23/2019
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Greg welcomes Director Kelly Bearden and Lead Consultant Jay Thompson of CSU Bakersfield Small Business Development Center to a conversation to discuss how they utilize their valuable training services and technical assistance to the small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs at NO COST! Kelly Bearden uses his 20 plus years of experience in SBDC programs to talk about how the program can benefit those who aspire to build and run a small business. Jay Thompson brings his...

Duration:00:28:11

Latino Businesses and Customers: What is your Strategy?

9/16/2019
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The Latino market is growing and so is its purchasing power. These realities offer businesses an avenue for growth that should not be ignored. Understanding Latino culture, family life, and heritage is important when connecting to this influential and ever-growing demographic. The Latino marketplace continues to gain influence, thus businesses would be wise to develop marketing programs which focus on establishing and showing respect and making customers feel welcome and wanted in your place...

Duration:00:23:11

A Conversation About Staffing

9/4/2019
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Staffing agencies provide short-term skilled or semi-skilled labor on a situational basis to businesses needing extra help during busy periods. For many small businesses, temporary worker demand may include filling in during vacation, or maternity leave, or to meet the demands of seasonal operations. In these situations, a staffing company can really take pressure off the business owner. Staffing agencies can also be a resource for companies who prefer a temp-to-hire arrangement, where the...

Duration:00:21:02

A Conversation About SBA Financing

8/29/2019
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Join Greg and the team in a conversation with Keith Brice of Mid State Development. Headquartered in Bakersfield, CA. Mid State is an SBA authorized Certified Development Company (CDC) serving Kern County and the outlying markets. CDC's are authorized by the SBA to partner with traditional banks and provide up to 90% financing on most types of owner occupied commercial property utilizing a government backed financial instrument known as the debenture. Keith and Greg Discuss the SBA 504...

Duration:00:24:30

Human Capital: Your Greatest Asset

8/29/2019
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In economics, “capital” refers to all of the assets a business needs to produce the goods and services it sells. Human Capital is more than physical labor of the people in an organization; it is the key driver of corporate success and sustained competitive advantage. This conversation dives deeper into the importance of human capital and how the spiritual, physical, and mental capacity people bring to the organization drives continuous success. Debra Lopez, PHR, SHRM-CP joins the team...

Duration:00:22:03

Who Moved My Stuff? Dealing with Change in the Workplace.

8/29/2019
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"The only thing that doesn't change is change" Very true indeed. And in today's business environment, it seems to be coming at us all at a record clip! Change is not always easy. When faced with an unexpected transition, it's human nature to immediately descend into fear and doubt. Keep your business and/or employees away from being paralyzed by uncertainty by being an hones and open owner/leader in your organization. This conversation discusses some strategies which may help your team...

Duration:00:25:26

An Introduction to Your Workplace HoRizon

8/26/2019
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Welcome to Your Workplace Horizon podcast. Join Host Greg Heiss and regulars, Richard Dao, Joseph Anderson and John McFarland as we introduce the team behind the production of the podcast and their mission to prepare business owners, operators, managers and everyday workers to "Keep Looking for What's Out There!" Learn more about the HoRizon Team and Worklogic HR at www.worklogichr.com https://worklogichr.com/resources/podcasts/disclaimer/

Duration:00:11:55