Lynne MK Morioka owns Social Visibility Consulting where she is a writer, communications strategist and social media specialist working with businesses and consumer brands. She has a degree in journalism and more than 15 years of experience creating and sharing engaging stories. Lynne has come a long way since her first job as a cashier at Toys 'R Us, but is still a kid at heart.
When Minneapolis passed a paid sick leave ordinance, it sought to fill a gap for local workers. There’s no federal legal requirement for private companies to provide paid sick leave, and as much as 28% of workers don’t have paid sick leave. But nearly a year and half after the ordinance went into effect, several […]
We’ve all heard the employer objections to remote workers – how do I know anyone is actually working? Meetings are impossible when people aren’t all in the same room. How can we have a company culture and a cohesive workforce if there’s no office? The back and forth between the “yes” crowd and the “no” […]
Creating a mission statement for your company sounds simple enough – just summarize the values and goals of your organization. But many companies stumble in the actual writing of that mission statement. After all, how do you effectively encapsulate your “why?” What is the mission of your company? Before you get started creating a mission […]
The California Supreme Court, on April 30, issued a ruling to adopt a standard, called the “ABC test,” to determine whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor. The ABC test has three requirements to prove workers are contractors The worker is free from the control and direction of the hiring entity in […]
Summer is here, and many businesses need to hire seasonal employees. As the beaches get crowded and tourist spots heat up, the seasonal workers arrive as a force, preparing meals, running registers, taking reservations, and countless other jobs. In particular, teens step in to fill these temporary positions. Based on data from the Bureau of […]