Webinars & Podcasts

Check back often, we will be adding more webinars as they are scheduled.

Previously Recorded Webinars & Podcasts:

Chamber Educational Series:

  • April 2021: Radically Improve Your Google Search Ranking
    Chamber Member Bill Clough, Captivating Photos/Virtual Tours, gave an informational presentation on how to “Radically Improve Your Google Search Ranking”. His analysis looked at every aspect of a “Google My Business” profile and provided the training on how to improve your google ranking and searchability. 

Chamber Lunch & Learns:

Jumpstart Your Business Operations webinar series hosted by California State Treasurer, Fiona Ma, CPA.:

  • Strategy for Success: Quickly Re-imagining Your Business & Growth Strategy
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    Many businesses will re-open with revenue levels well below previous trends, making growth strategies and cost management even more important. Discover actionable ways to reimagine your business branding and growth strategy to maintain a viable market presence. You’ll learn actionable steps to:
      • Identify the New Important
      • Use the EAR model to pivot your brand
      • Explore new ways to deliver core benefits
      • Find a new market position
      • Prioritize the growth strategies that make sense for your business
  • Idea Magnets: Attracting Innovative Ideas to Pivot & Restart
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    Sometimes, coming up with the actual ideas is the toughest part of innovation and change. Fortunately, even if you don’t think of yourself as creative, there are quick and easy ways to dependably attract amazing ideas to help you pivot and restart your business. You’ll learn actionable steps to:

      • Imagine new ways to deliver your brand benefits
      • Leverage current disruption to set the stage for breakthrough thinking
      • Use big questions to generate innovative ideas
      • Find future-oriented ideas in other business models
      • Move ahead with sprint-break-sprint

CalChamber:

  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Get Ready. New Labor Laws Are Coming
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss five new labor laws that employers will see in 2022: AB 1033, SB 62, AB 1003, AB 701 and SB 606.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Breaking Down COVID-19-Related Lawsuits
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts, CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman, and employment law attorney Colby Turner discuss COVID-19-related litigation and identify potential situations that can trigger lawsuits.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Preparing for New COVID-19 Vaccine Rules
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie discuss the upcoming federal COVID-19 vaccination mandate for businesses and share how employers can best prepare for the rules.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – COVID-19: Revisiting Mask Mandates
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss COVID-19 workplace mask mandates.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Video Resume Trend Raises Concerns
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, and employment law expert Matthew Roberts discuss using video resumes to screen job applicants and the problems this new trend may pose for employers.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – COVID-19 Jobs Climate Best Practices
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, and Katie McConnell Olson, founder and CEO of Hire Education Consulting Group, discuss current recruitment challenges and share best practices for hiring in today’s jobs climate.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – COVID-19 Wave Spurs New Mask Orders

    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, and employment law expert Matthew Roberts discuss the reinstatement of COVID-19 mask requirements across California.

    Given the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic, government guidance and mandates may be altered at any time. Information presented in this podcast is accurate as of August 5, 2021.

  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Key Labor Law Bills to Watch This Year
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman, and Chris Micheli, of Aprea & Micheli, give an update on important labor and employment-related bills that employers should keep an eye on when the California Legislature returns on August 16.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Court Rules on Meal Period Premium Pay
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, employment law expert Matthew Roberts, and legislative advocates Chris Micheli and Ashley Hoffman discuss the latest California Supreme Court ruling on premium pay calculations in Ferra v. Loews Hollywood Hotel, LLC.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Adopting Alternative Work Schedules
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Matthew Roberts discuss alternative workweek schedules.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – New COVID-19 Workplace Rules Explained (6/23/21)
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, and employment law experts Robert Moutrie and Matthew Roberts break down the new COVID-19 workplace directives issued by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA), which address face coverings, social distancing, COVID-19 vaccinations, and more.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Travel Locally to Help State Recovery
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg, Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva and Visit California President and CEO Caroline Beteta discuss the important role tourism has in California’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Hiring a Minor? Laws You Need to Know
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss best practices for employing minors in California.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Tips for Fostering Work-Life Balance
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss ways employers can help employees manage work-life balance.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Considerations for Workplace Reopenings
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss workplace reopenings and what employers should consider when deciding whether to end their remote work programs.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – What Employers Are Asking Right Now
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss some of the most common questions employers have been asking recently, including internet reimbursements for remote workers, providing paid sick leave for employees quarantining from recent travel, time keeping, and more.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Vaccination Is Key to Reopen Economy
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg and Dee Dee Myers, senior adviser to Governor Gavin Newsom and director of the Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), discuss the COVID-19 vaccine and why it is critical to reopening the California economy.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Higher Ed Integral to Business Needs
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg and Lande Ajose, senior policy advisor for higher education to Governor Gavin Newsom, discuss the challenges the state faces in its goal to ensure that higher education remains accessible to all Californians.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – New Supplemental Leave in Effect Now
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman, and Benjamin Ebbink, partner at Fisher Phillips law firm, discuss California’s new COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave requirement (SB 95).
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Steps to Take for Safely Returning Employees to the Workplace
    What COVID-19 safety measures do employers need to have in place before bringing employees back to the worksite from remote work? Employers who are bringing their employees back to the workplace have several steps and considerations to make.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – How You Can Help End Anti-Asian Hate
    In this edition of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg interviews Sacramento County Assistant Chief Deputy District Attorney Thienvu Ho.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – No Room for Error on Meal, Rest Breaks
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw share best practices and discuss the importance of strictly following meal and rest period laws.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Should Employers Offer Unlimited PTO?
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss unlimited paid vacation policies and the types of workplace liabilities these policies may create.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – COVID-19 Vaccine and the Workplace
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss what employers should consider before requiring workers to get the COVID-19 vaccine. (This podcast was recorded on March 9, 2021. Listeners should be aware that given the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic, information shared on this podcast episode may change at any time.)
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Improving Diversity in the Workplace
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and Lyndon Huling, manager for leadership recruitment and diversity services at the University of California, Davis, share insights on developing diversity and inclusion programs in the workplace.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Bills Offer Business Economic Relief
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and CalChamber Policy Advocate Preston Young discuss three CalChamber-supported bills moving through the legislature that will provide economic relief to small businesses: SB 87, AB 83 and AB 80.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – California Labor Law Predictions
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman, and Legislative Advocate Chris Micheli of Aprea & Micheli discuss what employment law changes employers can expect to occur this year at the state level.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Federal Labor Law Changes to Expect
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank, CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman, and Legislative Advocate Chris Micheli of Aprea & Micheli discuss what federal employment law changes employers can expect to occur this year.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – New Role for HR: Mandatory Reporter
    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Bianca Saad remind employers about meeting California’s harassment prevention training mandate and discuss AB 1963, a new mandatory reporting requirement that applies to employers who employ minors and have five or more employees.
  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – Most Popular Questions From HR Seminar

    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law experts Bianca Saad and Matthew Roberts discuss the most frequently asked questions from the 2021 CalChamber Employment Laws Update seminars, which cover the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, face coverings for COVID-19 prevention, COVID-19 prevention plans, COVID-19 testing , and a new California pay data reporting obligation.

    This podcast was recorded on January 22, 2021. Listeners should be aware that given the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic, information shared on this podcast episode may change at any time.

  • Common Labor Violations to Avoid

    Representatives from the California Labor Commissioner’s Office joined the CalChamber in a free live webinar to educate employers on common wage-and-hour violations and how to avoid them.

    The webinar is part of the Employer Outreach Series of live webinars with the Labor Commissioner’s Office that break down some of the state’s most important labor laws and include Q&A sessions with attendees.

  • CalChamber Workplace Podcast – COVID-19 Vaccine: Can It Be Required?

    In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss what employers need to consider before mandating that their employees get the COVID-19 vaccine.

    This podcast was recorded on January 12. Listeners should be aware that given the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic, information shared on this podcast episode may change at any time.