Sunday, September 27, 2020

The Executive’s Guide to Succession Planning

The Executive's Guide to Succession Planning

“A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power.” – Brian Tracy From Brian Tracy to Tony Robbins to Napoleon Hill, nearly every great personal-development coach will tell you that the most successful individuals rise in life due to their outstanding propensity …

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The Scherzer Deal Report: September 11-18, 2020

Here is this week’s Deal Report for private equity and venture capital activity for US-based PE and VC firms and portfolio companies, brought to you by Scherzer International. PE and VC Firms Fundraising Location Amount Description Black Unicorn Factory Miami, FL $225M Startup accelerator Conductive Ventures Palo Alto, CA $150M …

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Tips for Employers on IRS’ Payroll Tax Deferral

Tips for Employers on IRS’ Payroll Tax Deferral

Last month, the IRS issued guidance (notice 2020-65) on the President’s recent executive order to defer certain payroll tax obligations. Specifically, employers could offer to suspend their workers’ Social Security payroll taxes from Sept. 1 through Dec. 31, 2020. This deferral would apply only to employees whose wages are less …

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Pre-Employment Screening during the Pandemic

Pre-Employment Screening during the Pandemic

It is a standard practice for employers to run background checks on potential new hires. Such checks help employers protect their company by learning about the trustworthiness of the candidate through their financial, criminal, and driving records and education and employment verifications. But the pandemic has affected the operations of …

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Post COVID-19 – what constitutes a ‘new normal’ workspace

Post COVID-19 – what constitutes a ‘new normal’ workspace

The recent lockdown has resulted in a mass shift to remote working with the homes of employees replacing the physical office. However, pre-COVID-19 fixed costs to maintain office spaces remain and continue to impact balance sheets at a time when organizations are assessing their economic forecasts for the year. With …

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The Scherzer Deal Report: July 24-30, 2020

Here is this week’s Deal Report for private equity and venture capital activity for US-based PE and VC firms and portfolio companies, brought to you by Scherzer International. PE and VC Firms Fundraising Location Amount Description Owl Ventures San Francisco, CA $585M $415 million for its fourth early stage fund …

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Workplace 2.0™ — Taking Advantage of a New Culture of “Work from Anywhere”

Workplace 2.0™ — Taking Advantage of a New Culture of “Work from Anywhere”

For a webinar by the author on this topic, click here: Cresa Webinar: Workplace 2.0 As companies emerge from the mandated work from home environment, they will begin asking questions such as, “How do we get our employees back to the office and keep them safe?” and “How will we reduce costs in …

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Marketing Your Space with Video

Marketing Your Space with Video

Whether you are marketing a part of your office space for sublease, selling your building or aiming to recruit and retain top talent by showcasing your work environment, the look and feel of your office matters. Despite the inevitable paradigm shift that we’ve experience as a result of the COVID-19 …

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Complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act

Complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) gives California residents more control over their personal information that businesses collect about them. The CCPA took effect on January 1, 2020, and final regulations for the statute were approved on August 14, 2020. Enforcement of the CCPA by the California Office …

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