El Cerrito Hiring Challenges…and solutions

The City of El Cerrito is conducting a classification and compensation study. Presumably, the study is commissioned to support their assertion that they can’t fill their positions because the salaries are too low. The premise of wages as the sole reason for the City’s inability to attract talent is not only erroneous, but it alsoContinue reading “El Cerrito Hiring Challenges…and solutions”

Employee Pension and Benefits

Lost in the din of cheering about the progress of going from the 8th worst-ranked City in California to only the 13th worst (out of 482, yay us!) was the fact that El Cerrito is tied with its Rogue’s gallery peers as the least prepared to tackle the future costs of employee pension and benefits.  Continue reading “Employee Pension and Benefits”