How to Negotiate Salary Expectations with Your Hiring Manager

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Salary is one subject many job searchers tend to avoid due to how sensitive a topic it is. After all, the last thing you want is to blow the interview all because you couldn’t wait to ask the hiring manager how much you can expect to be paid for the position. Your negotiating power will… Read more »

Want to Improve Your Team? Hire a Veteran

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When any organization is looking to hire new talent, they’re often looking for the usual qualities any hiring manager with common sense would want in a new recruit: dedication, commitment, reliability, loyalty, and a desire to work hard. And guess what? These character qualities are what you’ll find in most veterans. It’s no small wonder… Read more »

5 Tips on How to Forge a Great Career After 50

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  Happiness begins at 50, or so one study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says. Fortunately, things are actually looking better for job searchers in their golden years. According to a 2015 Time magazine report, “the unemployment rate for those over age 55 stands at just 4.1%, compared with 5.7%… Read more »

Why Should I Write a Resume for Manufacturing Work?

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  Many people applying for manufacturing and industrial positions tend to disregard the value of a resume, and it doesn’t help that most resume-writing guides focus on office and corporate positions. Be that as it may, it’s important to find a way to stand out from the sea of people applying for the same jobs… Read more »

Elk Grove Ribbon Cutting

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Pictured: Ciera Pratt, Bianca Lemus, Lisa Lichty, Nicole Smartt, Letty Smith. On Tuesday, June 14, Star Staffing celebrated the opening of its sixth location in Elk Grove California with a Ribbon Cutting.  The celebration coincided with the location’s first Job Fair, which was a huge success! Interested candidates are encouraged to contact the Elk Grove… Read more »

How to Stop Procrastinating Now! (Not Tomorrow)

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  We’ve all been there before. A deadline is fast approaching, but instead of getting to work, you’re doing some inane thing — going on Reddit, watching some Buzzfeed video of Americans reacting to Korean food, or just lying in bed, doing nothing. You know that deadline isn’t going away, but you just don’t feel… Read more »

4 Things to Make Clear to Job Candidates During the Interview

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  Make no mistake about it, the competitive market for top talent has given candidates more control over where they want to work and what kind of compensation packages they ask for. Businesses must adjust, or else they risk losing a large percentage of their potential workforce to other companies. Unfortunately, the communication aspect of… Read more »

Star Staffing Opens Office in Elk Grove, California

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Growth in Manufacturing and Wine Necessitates Provision of Labor June 7, 2016 – Petaluma, California– Star Staffing, the leading provider of staffing solutions to the wine and manufacturing industries in the northern San Francisco Bay area, is pleased to announce the opening of its Elk Grove office. The new location, opening June 7, is one… Read more »

What to Do (and What NOT to Do) with Your Hands During a Job Interview

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  When it comes to winning job interviews, every little detail counts. As a case in point, let’s look at body language. Little innocuous things like looking at your watch from time to time, wiping the sweat off your brow, or staring at your interviewer can convey subliminal messages that can hurt your chances of… Read more »

Stress is Killing Your Employees! Here’s How to Stop It

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  Any business owner or manager would be foolish not to do anything about managing their employees’ stress and preventing burnout. Unfortunately, most workforce management executives only take action when it’s too late and the damage is irreversible (i.e. the employee has left the company). Below is a series of tips to help reduce office… Read more »