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Avoid These Mistakes When You Make a Job Offer

October 26th, 2016

You have a job candidate whom you really like. You have interviewed him or her several times. He has met your team. Everything has gone well, and the person seems an excellent fit for the job. All that is left is to make an offer. Simple, right? Not so fast. It may look like a… Read More »

Five Qualities to Look for in Your New Hires

April 13th, 2016

When you are looking to hire a new employee, you naturally want the person to be able to meet the requirements set out in the job description. But beyond that, there are other traits you should be looking for, characteristics that enable a person to perform effectively and to be a productive employee. Here are… Read More »

Saying Yes or No to Social Media in the Workplace

September 25th, 2014

Social media is everywhere: there’s just no escaping it. Or is there? Many of your employees have accounts on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Vine, YouTube, and other social media sites. The party line today is that’s how your younger workers “connect” with their friends and loved ones. Your very company probably uses social… Read More »

How a Google Search Can Help You Choose the Right Person for the Job

September 10th, 2014

Many hiring managers perform a Google search on candidates even before calling top applicants in for a face-to-face interview. HuffingtonPost.com reported in March that upwards of “80 percent of employers Google job seekers before inviting them in for an interview.” As you’re checking out candidates’ online profiles, continue reading for some additional tips on how… Read More »

Forklift Driver Salaries in LA, Redlands, Riverside, and San Bernardino

September 3rd, 2014

Looking for Forklift Driver Jobs in Redlands or the rest of California? If you own or manage a company in the Inland Empire region that’s part of the warehousing/transportation sector, you can count your company among a bit more than 1,700 such businesses in the region. Economic Workforce Development through the California Community Colleges recently… Read More »

4 Benefits of Working with Staffing Provider in Redlands, CA

July 16th, 2014

If you own a company or manage a department of a company in Redlands, California, and you haven’t yet worked with a staffing service…why not!? If you’ve never partnered with a staffing service to help you staff your company/department, read below for the top four benefits of doing so. Staffing firms help you stay flexible.… Read More »

How the ACA is Affecting the Staffing Business

June 25th, 2014

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has affected individuals tremendously since the federal healthcare exchange had it’s (less than stellar) rollout in October. The employer portion of the ACA will be going into effect in January and staffing firms will be affected in ways both similar and different from our client companies. Come January, businesses with… Read More »

Why Am I Losing Candidates?

June 11th, 2014

Are you interviewing people, then getting back to your top candidate(s) a few weeks later and finding that the individuals have taken other positions? Is this happening regularly? If so, take a look at the first sentence above for a clue as to why you may be losing these prospects: you’re following up with them… Read More »

5 Interview Questions for a Payroll Specialist

May 28th, 2014

Read below for five interview questions you could ask the payroll specialist candidates you’re interviewing for a position at your Riverside company. While payroll is pretty much the same from company to company, each firm tends to have its own quirks and ways of doing things that are a bit different from every other company.… Read More »

The Cost of a Bad Hire in Redlands CA

May 14th, 2014

Most people who leave your employ don’t do so because they got fired for doing something bad. They’re let go because they can’t do the job, or – and this is far more common – they leave on their own because they don’t fit in with your company’s or department’s culture. The Harvard Business Review… Read More »