A Quick Guide on How to Prevent 5 of the Most Common Workplace Injuries

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  Workplace injuries are often the culprit behind thousands of personal injury claims each year. Fortunately, many of these injuries aren’t serious enough to be life-threatening, but some can be grave and require serious medical attention. From developing pain in your wrists due to carpal tunnel syndrome, or slipping and falling on a factory floor,… Read more »

5 Ways to Keep Your Contingent Labor Costs Under Control

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  These days, ‘temps’ aren’t just temps anymore. Freelancers, temporary staffers, and independent consultants/contractors — otherwise known as the contingent workforce — now make up 40.4 percent of the country’s workforce, this according to a U.S. Government Accountability Office report. Whether or not the rise of non-secure jobs is a good thing or not is… Read more »

Attention Millennials: 4 Reasons You Haven’t Been Promoted

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  For many millennial professionals, the dream is to secure a leadership position and become a captain of industry. But certain ideas and mindsets of millennials may be hurting their chances of landing a promotion. For example, you’ve probably heard of how millennials have a sense of entitlement. And true enough, millennials need to remind… Read more »

4 Simple Hacks for Hiring and Retaining Your Best Employees

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  Many employment agencies know that while finding great talent can be challenging, figuring out how to keep employees in your organization is just as, if not even more, difficult. Each employee brings something unique to the table, which means that smart recruitment and retention methods have a direct impact on your organization’s competitiveness. With… Read more »

Star Staffing Makes Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies List

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 Inc. 5000 list honors fastest-growing private companies that wield powers of strategy, service, and innovation. Star Staffing, the premier staffing resource for Northern California employers and job seekers, is proud to announce its inclusion in the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies list. An annual list that includes what Inc. calls “the superheroes of the U.S. economy,” past… Read more »

3 Ways to Get Over Your Job Search Blues!

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  Coming off the loss of your job and having to look for a new one can be a soul-crushing experience. Your ego took a beating, you’re hurt, and you’re scared that you might not be able to look for a new job. Unfortunately, there’s no easy way to beat your job search blues. You’re… Read more »

5 Strategies to Help You Nail Your Next Phone Interview

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  Many job seekers make the mistake of dismissing the importance of phone interviews, failing to understand their role in filtering potential candidates and directing them to the next step of hiring process. Here are five strategies to nail your phone interview and proceed to the next face-to-face meeting.  Have Your Resume Ready During the… Read more »

Don’t Leave the Job Interview Without Asking These 5 Questions

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  Contrary to what most people think, job interviews are not a one-way street, that is, the interviewer shouldn’t be the only one asking questions. Asking questions also allows you to extract crucial information to help you give better answers yourself. And remember, you’re not just applying for a job, you’re also trying to determine… Read more »

4 Job Search Mistakes You’re Making… Without Even Knowing It

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  When it comes to job hunting, it’s easy to identify the big mistakes, mostly because they make perfect sense to avoid. These include passing a resume with incomplete information, going to the interview inebriated, or coming in an hour late. Again, this is pretty easy to understand. What’s trickier are the smaller mistakes, the… Read more »

Star Staffing Announces Publication of Exciting New Career Book by Star VP Nicole Smartt

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  Star Staffing’s Vice President Nicole Smartt’s book From Receptionist to Boss was written to help young professionals successfully build their careers. Petaluma, CA, July 18, 2016 – Star Staffing, the premier staffing resource for Northern California employers and job seekers, is proud to announce the publication of From Receptionist to Boss by Star Staffing… Read more »