While anxiety may seem like an abstract concept to some, many of today’s workers and job seekers see it as a legitimate cause of their stress, making them feel constantly nervous and afraid to move forward in life. Entire books have been dedicated to “beating” anxiety or “getting rid” of it, but what if… Read more »
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In a candidate driven market, standing out as an employer of choice is more important than ever. Beyond a paycheck, many candidates are seeking a positive company culture they fit into, perks that keep them motivated and management that listens and appreciates a job well done. While some of these things may be easier said… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Good Day Sacramento recently featured Star Staffing VP and Co-Owner, Nicole Smartt, author of From Receptionist to Boss.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »