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Upcoming Training

HR to Go hosts a series of training seminars in 2016 to bring you the knowledge and skills you need to manage your employees effectively. Courses are offered to a limited number of participants. Seating is limited so register today!

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Location: Midtown
1730 I Street, Suite 240
Sacramento, CA 95811
Time: 9:00am - 10:30am
Continental breakfast will be served.

To reserve your spot call 916.444.6200 or email us at

Seminar – 2016 Bullying in the Workplace

Join us on Thursday, March 17th, for our monthly seminar “Bullying in the Workplace” Workplace bullies can be found in every organization.  The negative impact of workplace bullying is becoming an increasingly urgent problem for executives and business owners. Workplace bullying is destructive. It can bring down morale, create retention problems and sometimes lead to […]

10 Common Phrases that Turn Employees Against You

Managers are human. You’re bound to make some unfortunate word choices now and then. However, employees will give you a pass on those annoying expressions for only so long. Spew these 10 phrases at your peril: 1. “That’s above my pay grade.” You have essentially told an employee that you not only can’t solve his or […]

Pregnancy Guidance Boils Down to Doing One Thing Right

For the second time in the past year, the EEOC has issued new guidance on how to treat pregnant employees. And while the guidance is massive, the agency could’ve saved employers a lot of headaches by simply saying this … If an employee has a pregnancy-related impairment that hinders her ability to perform a job, […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a painful and progressive condition of the hand and arm. It causes numbness, tingling and other symptoms as a result of a pinched nerve in the wrist. A number of factors contribute to carpal tunnel, which may include anatomy of the wrist, certain underlying health problems and pattern of hand […]

2016 Labor Law Posters Now Available!

If you have not pre-ordered the 2016 Labor Law poster and would like to order one, please contact The HR to Go discounted price is $35.00 per laminated poster and $21.00 for paper posters. These are available in both English and Spanish. For those employers with multiple work sites or offices, remember that the […]

The 10 Strangest Employee Sick Day Excuses

Employee just put a casserole in the oven. Employee’s plastic surgery for enhancement purposes needed some “tweaking” to get it just right. Employee was sitting in the bathroom and her feet and legs fell asleep. When she stood up, she fell and broke her ankle. Employee had been at the casino all weekend and still […]

How Can Managers Catch Résumé Fraud?

Managers should review résumés with a skeptical eye, verify credentials, and ask the candidate specific, detailed questions about claims. Inflated Credentials Surface in Executive Suite Some fudges: A candidate may list a university he/she attended, but from which he/she never earned a degree. Or, a job-seeker may say he/she served as CEO of a company […]

Using Independent Contractors: Three Important Compliance Tips

The IRS Test For years, the problem for businesses had been the ambiguity of the 20-factor test the IRS used to classify workers. In the late 1990s, under pressure from Congress, labor and business interests, the IRS simplified the test. It consolidated the 20 factors into 11 tests and organized them into three main groups: […]

Seminar – 2016 Labor Law Update

Join us on Thursday, January 21st, for our monthly seminar “2016 Labor Law Update” Seminar location: 1730 I Street, Ste 240  Sacramento, CA 95811 Time: 9:00am – 10:30am Price: $25.00 per person Continental breakfast will be served. Register online at or  

How to Entice Employees Through Workload Crunches

Your staff is overworked, and if you don’t do something about it now, you’re going to start losing some of your best people. Here’s what you can do immediately to turn the situation around: Be the one to bring it up. Make certain your people know that you recognize how hard they’re working. Some managers […]