4 Workplace Issues HR Wants You To Handle On Your Own

When you have a conflict with a coworker or your manager, it can be tempting to go to human resources with your problems. However, HR experts agree that this approach may only escalate the situation and not solve the problem.
Here are four workplace issues human resource managers would prefer employees to handle on their own—along …

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How To Use Conflict To Your Advantage At Work

It can get ugly. And let’s be honest, we all know a few people who seemingly create clouds of conflict everywhere they go. In fact, even the most mild-mannered of us can find ourselves in heated disagreements that can be uncomfortable. But, conflict doesn’t necessarily need to be a negative energy drain. It can also …

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Free 30-Minute HR Webinar for Small Businesses

Running a small business is tough, and managing your compliance with California and federal employment laws isn’t always easy. There’s a lot to know.
Just ask the businesses who thought they were following the law until faced with costly fines and penalties for breaking California labor and employment laws. Such laws include providing employees with time …

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Chamber Welcomes New Members In January

The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce was happy to welcome these members in January:
American Heart Association
Karla Adams
212 W. Figueroa St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 736-8339
Batteries Plus Bulbs
Matt Cox
1811 N. Broadway
Santa Maria , CA 93454
(805) 332-3974
Carniceria El Matador, Inc.
Arcelia Diaz
101 N Depot # B
Santa Maria, CA
(805) 928-8576
Excelerate Digital
Sally Warren
3825 South Higuera Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Moats Laser …

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Hear the latest about Vandenberg Air Force Base at Join Luncheon with Lompoc Chamber

The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us with the members of the Lompoc Chamber at Vandenberg Air Force Base for an informative luncheon as we are given the state of VAFB from Col. Moss.

Date: March 8, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST


Pacific Coast Club
758 Nebraska Ave.
VAFB, CA 93437

Date/Time Information:

Arrive to base/check-in: …

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