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6 Questions to Ask a Staffing Provider

April 23rd, 2014

Each year, Inavero studies how companies and organizations use staffing firms. Its latest study (2013) found that 22 percent of those organizations surveyed used a staffing or recruiting company “in the past year.” If your Riverside or San Bernardino county company plans to find a staffing firm this year, read below for six questions to… Read More »

4 Hiring Mistakes to Avoid in 2014

March 26th, 2014

Recruiting Agencies in Redlands CA: Hiring Mistakes to Avoid Hiring mistakes: we’ve all made them. Sometimes we hire someone we just had a gut feeling would be perfect only to find that the person interviewed extremely well but didn’t fit in with our team. Or the person said she had a certain skill but didn’t… Read More »

The Cost When an Employee Resigns ǀ A Bad Hire

March 12th, 2014

An employee who leaves your company costs you more than you may think. In addition to the costs associated with the fact that no one is in the position to do the job left open, there are many indirect as well as direct costs associated with an employee resignation. This is especially so when an… Read More »

Building a Great New-Hire Onboarding Packet

February 26th, 2014

Making sure your new employee has a terrific experience in his or her first few days on the job will go a long, long, long way to help keep the worker as an engaged, happy and long-term employee. A part of that experience is the onboarding process, including the packet of information your company provides… Read More »

How to Prepare for an Internal Hire

January 29th, 2014

Hiring from within (which usually means a promotion for the current employee chosen for the internal position) often is a great way to fill a vacant position. It can help your organization save money via the reshuffling of job responsibilities (instead of taking on the considerable cost of hiring someone from outside the organization), and… Read More »

Interview Questions for a Forklift Operator

January 15th, 2014

Because the Inland Empire is a hub for distribution centers, many area employers need forklift operators. If you’re a business that needs these workers, read below for some interview questions you may want to ask forklift job candidates. When performing screening interviews on the phone, you may want to ask questions such as these: Why… Read More »

How to Train Unskilled Manufacturing Workers

December 11th, 2013

The lack of skills among many manufacturing workers is little short of astounding: BusinessWeek.com reported earlier this year that as many as 600,000 skilled manufacturing jobs went vacant. The Inland Empire itself is no stranger to a skilled worker gap. The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board reported in 2011 that many manufacturing companies… Read More »

How to Fill the Hole When an Employee Resigns

November 20th, 2013

If an employee quits, leaving you with either a skills gap or with not enough people in your company to get your day-to-day projects complete, you may be wondering how you – and your company – will cope. If you’re a small firm and a departing employee takes some special skills or knowledge with him… Read More »

Interview Questions to Ask a Forklift Operator

November 6th, 2013

Our area – the Inland Empire – is full of distribution centers and light industrial firms, all of which need at least one forklift or pallet jack operator. Read below for some questions you should ask candidates for these positions: How much experience do you have operating a forklift? What types of forklifts are you… Read More »

Hiring Great Temporary Workers

October 23rd, 2013

Too many companies think they can call up a staffing service, “order up some temps,” greet the temporary worker at the door the next day, and be done with it. Of course, you can do this. But to truly get the most out of your temporary workers, a little effort on your part can go… Read More »