Creative Solutions Lead to Success for Heidi and Her Team at Star Staffing

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  In the staffing industry, each client and candidate experience is unique. Understanding the goals of each side helps in the process of making that perfect match Star Staffing always strives for. When recruiting for a new position, we always have a conversation with the client, either in person or via phone to get the… Read more »

What Warehouses Can Do to Keep Workers (and Keep Them Happy)

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      The warehousing industry faces an interesting future. With increased demand to support online purchasing, which continues to grow, the need for warehouses has skyrocketed, and with it, the need for staff to make them run smoothly. The shining heroes of these huge ecosystems of things are the “pickers”, who must navigate these… Read more »

7th Location Now Open in Lodi, CA

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  Star Staffing, the premier recruiting and career advice agency for Northern California employers and job seekers is pleased to announce the opening of its newest office in Lodi, California. With a vibrant wine industry, along with others, Star Staffing looks forward to serving the Lodi community. A Forbes.com Fastest-Growing Company, the Lodi office is… Read more »

Nicole Smartt on Good Day Sacramento

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Good Day Sacramento recently featured Star Staffing VP and Co-Owner, Nicole Smartt, author of From Receptionist to Boss.    

You’ve Received a Job Offer, Now What?

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  You’ve been on the hunt for a new opportunity, and you’ve just received a job offer. Now what? Here’s a step by step guide to responding to a job offer, including things to think about at every step. Say Thank You. First, be sure to thank the company for the offer and acknowledge that… Read more »

Local Book Utilized in Sonoma State University Entrepreneurship Program & Local Book Tour

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Star Staffing, the premier staffing resource for Northern California employers and job seekers, is pleased to announce that Vice-President & Owner Nicole Smartt’s book From Receptionist to Boss was chosen as a course text for a Sonoma State University undergraduate-level management course focused on management concepts and theory from an organization’s perspective. Assistant Professor Sergio… Read more »

3 Ways to Deal with a Boss Who Plays Favorites

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  Here’s the thing about favoritism: Many people are guilty of playing favorites, including teachers and even parents. And as you may have guessed, your boss probably has a few favorites in the office. Good bosses, however, have the good sense to be discreet about this and remain professional. But what if you have a… Read more »

How to Rock Your First Week on the Job!

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  Your first week in your new job is important for many reasons. First, it’s a litmus test to prove that you were indeed a good hire. Second, your first week is when you can make a solid first impression with your co-workers. Third, getting off to a good start boosts your confidence, helping set… Read more »

3 Crucial Skills for Anyone Applying to Be a Forklift Operator

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  Star Staffing is looking for a forklift operator with experience in operating forklift trucks to load and unload materials and deliveries, and move loads to and from storage areas, machines, and loading docks. It’s a job that plays a vital role in industrial, manufacturing, and construction facilities, which require fast and efficient movement of… Read more »

6 Pro Tips to Scale Your Business

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Author: Nicole Smartt As Featured in the February 2017 Issue of  the Northbay Biz (2/16/2017) It’s not just about being true to your word—your character drives your reputation, and your reputation impacts your growth opportunities. Why do so many businesses fail in the first five years, and so few succeed? Scaling your business from small upwards… Read more »