Burton Goldfield

Burton Goldfield

President and CEO, TriNet

About Burton Goldfield

Burton Goldfield is president and CEO of San Leandro, Calif.-based TriNet, an HR outsourcing partner to small businesses. He is responsible for setting TriNet's overall corporate strategy and providing guidance regarding its human capital offerings.

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A Proactive Approach to Addressing Unethical Behavior in the Workplace

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How Social Networks Can Boost Productivity

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Three Trends Affecting Your Employees in 2011

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The difference lies in the ability to inspire employees, especially during difficult times.
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As the Economy Gets Moving, Will Your People Do the Same?

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3 Questions About Health-Care Reform

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Lessons from the trenches for today's college grad

Time for a Company Culture Audit

Ask your employees what your company is getting right--and what needs to change.
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The savings a Multiple Employer Plan offers can help you compete with Fortune 500 companies.
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Reduce Health Care Premiums

Communicate plan benefits and preventative measures repeatedly to avoid large claims.

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Sound HR Practices for Good Times and Bad

The fundamentals of managing your employees don't change just because the economy is sour.