Case Study: Attracting Senior Talent for a Values Driven Company

ClearPath believes that hiring the right people is essential to ensuring the sustainability, scalability, and overall success of a business. At times, we may run into unique challenges with individual clients whether it be their size, location, industry, etc. In the attached case study, we worked with a client who is in a competitive industry and had a limited local talent pool. We outline the challenges faced, the steps ClearPath took, and the ultimate solution of successfully placing two employees who were a great fit for the family-oriented business.


Small Businesses & The Paycheck Protection Program

Paycheck Protection Program – Week One Review The Paycheck Protection Program was supposed to help small businesses retain employees. The goal was to provide both reassurance to business owners and a quick cash infusion for payroll needs. To accomplish this, the law used the private sector to issue loans instead of an SBA-issued grant. To


ClearPath Outplacement Services

Dignified employment transitions As businesses adapt to changing market conditions, layoffs and other terminations may be necessary.  ClearPath understands the stress that can accompany employment transitions and has a range of outplacement services allowing employers to offer dignity and support to displaced employees.   Most organizations are well equipped in recruiting and talent acquisition, but few can


COVID-19 Emergency Business Funding

On March 6th, additional SBA disaster relief funding for COVID-19 was approved so that businesses in many California counties are now eligible and further appropriations are expected. At ClearPath, we’re working alongside all of our clients during this unprecedented time, and looking for every possible way to help. To that end, we have recently researched


How do I make my business viable through the tough times, and thrive on the other side?

Coronavirus COVID-19 cases spreading across the world! Interest rates slashed! Stock market falling! Oil futures plunge! US-China Trade War looming! Recession signals flashing! These are just some of the recent headlines that have bombarded our collective consciousness. Over the past year, we continue to hear reports that an economic downturn is on the horizon. These


Quarterly Executive Highlights Q4 2019

Hiring & Retaining Talent to Remain a Concern in 2020; Expect Continued Wage Growth Bay Area unemployment continues to decline and outperform California overall. December’s 2.26% unemployment rate represents a .25% decline from a year prior.1 We expect finding talent to continue to be difficult, with top performers able to pick and choose among potential employers


Ask Yourself These 3 Questions Before You Send That Job Offer

Hiring the right people is one of the most important things you can do to help create a healthy business. The right people strengthen your culture and the wrong people destroy it. As Peter Drucker said, “Culture eats strategy for lunch.”  With the introduction of new recruiting tools, some of the heavy lifting in the recruiting process


Is This the Right Market to Sell My Business?

As independent business owners look further into 2018, some ask if this is a good time to consider selling their business.   At ClearPath Business Advisors, we counsel our clients on the importance building a sellable business — optimizing your systems, resources and processes — for higher performing continued growth and/or higher value sale. We