How to Win the ‘War for Talent’
Doesn’t anybody want to work anymore? It’s not just a rhetorical question. More than 50 percent of those surveyed by Pew Research said they believed they would get ahead in their careers by working harder. I was heartened to see that, because my personal mantra for success has always been that working harder is the first and best way to solve most problems.
Comstock’s Magazine Wins First Place for General Excellence in the California Journalism Awards
Plus first place feature story in the open contest, both first and second place for environmental reporting, and more
Comstock’s 2022 stories, designs, photographs and illustrations won 12 California Journalism Awards, including seven in first place.
Could ChatGPT Replace Comstock’s Writers?
AI is a unique innovation that seems to be taking off like a rocket with plans to replace many otherwise human-developed work; but in the end, it could spell disaster to lots of today’s industries if we lose sight of the fact that it needs to work for us, not the other way around.
Trade Schools Offer a Career Path to Our Youth
For some, learning a trade they can rely on is more satisfying than earning an academic degree. Career Technical Education programs in community colleges are one path for students to learn those skills.
A Region Full of Stars
It really wasn’t so long ago that women had to fight to enter businesses that were dominated by men, reflects Comstock’s Editor Judy Farah. In her March letter, she celebrates the women who have broken barriers in the Capital Region along with the fresh perspectives they’re bringing to their work.
Who Will Save (Not Stop) the Rain?
California has always been celebrated for Innovation, yet we can’t budge our elected leaders to truly innovate much of anything, states Comstock’s president and publisher. In this month’s letter, she considers the complicated issue that is our state’s water dilemma.
Making Decency the Theme for 2023
There is so much going on around us, and we need to be more aware of it and how it impacts our future, writes Comstock’s President and Publisher in her January letter. Let’s bring decency back into the conversation in 2023.
Our Top Stories of 2022
From exclusive interviews with local business leaders to a roundup of regional Mexican dishes, here are our most-read stories of the year.
Who Do You Trust?
(Spoiler alert: You can always trust Comstock’s)
The number of opinions we are exposed to daily has increased at a head-spinning rate in this digital age. Comstock’s President and Publisher considers the factors that are critical to building trust in our personal and business lives.
Sacramento Is No Longer Just a Capital City
November’s cover star, Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadivé, isn’t the only one changing the city’s reputation. Many trends — big events, world-class sports and food — are contributing to Sacramento’s promising future. Comstock’s Editor Judy Farah considers just how close the region is to overcoming its stereotypes.