The Top Ten Soft Skills for Workforce Readiness


Starting in 2012, the The New World of Work (NWoW) team began tracking futurist projections, economic reports, and national research related to the correlation between education and employment.
 The NWoW is an organization under the California Community Colleges and the auspices of the Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and the Economy framework.

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Understanding Participation Inequality on the Web


The 90-9-1 Rule

You may wonder why it seems like only a small percentage of your audience is engaged. The answer is called the rule of Participation Inequality, also called the 90-9-1 rule.

According to this rule only 1% of the community is creating, 9% are interacting, and 90% are consuming information and observing on the web.

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Stealing the Silicon Valley Economic Playbook


Playbook Composition

For any region to become an entrepreneurial powerhouse it must adopt the 10 economic strengths that enabled the Silicon Valley to dominate the high-tech world.

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W2’s and 1099’s New Filing Date


Under the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) federal law enacted December 2015, employers are now required to file Form W2’s and certain Forms 1099-Misc to the Social Security Administration by January 31, 2017.

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Regulatory Pitfalls of which Most Nonprofits are Unaware


There are numerous regulatory pitfalls concerning sales and use tax, of which your nonprofit may be unaware. Here are just a few:

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