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 »

Interview Jitters: 3 Ways to Cure Your Anxiety

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  You’re in the hot seat, palms are sweaty, knees weak, and arms are heavy. It’s interview day, and your insides feel like they’ve just been swapped for a washing machine. You’re nervous, which is perfectly normal considering how high the stakes are. You’ll be talking to someone who will pore over your face, your mannerisms, what you… Read more »

A Millennials Guide to Looking for a New Job

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  First, the good news. The economy is on an uptick. The country’s unemployment rate of 5% could be better, but it’s a far better picture than the situation in 2008 and the next few years that followed. Unfortunately, the jobs market for millennials is more cutthroat than ever. With millions of previously unemployed individuals… Read more »

Three Telltale Signs Your Office is a Toxic Work Environment

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  Are your officemates giving you nasty looks when they see you? Is HR ignoring your workplace concerns? Do you dread coming to work because of office politics and gossip? If these things have crossed your mind, you could be working in a toxic work environment and it may be time for change. While everyone… Read more »

Answering the Classic Interview Question: What is Your Work Style?

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  Having to describe your work style in a job interview can be a nerve-wracking experience. Your recruiter wants to know how you will fit the job and organization; obviously, your answer can make or break your chances of getting the hired. This question also uncovers your level of self-awareness and ability to communicate your… Read more »

4 Questions Every Job Seeker Should Ask at Their Next Interview

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  Most job seekers are so fixated on answering interview questions correctly that they often forget to ask questions of their own, which is just as, if not more, important. Asking smart and thoughtful questions allows you to get more out of a job interview in two ways: Asking the right questions gives you an… Read more »

3 Tricks to Make Your Job Postings More Effective

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  When it comes to job postings, first impressions are everything, especially if you’re competing for talent in high demand. Sometimes, it’s the only chance you’ll get at making an impression. Unfortunately, many organizations simply fail at creating effective job ads – they’re boring, too “salesy,” and they’re not even pleasant to look at. Many… Read more »

Don’t Listen to Bad Advice: Here Are 4 Must-Haves For Your Resume

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With thousands of job applications to go through, recruiters and hiring managers tend to skim through resumes and cover letters, looking for keywords that match the position they’re hiring for. If your resume contains something irrelevant, or lacks critical information, they won’t hesitate to throw it out. Here’s how you can keep this from happening… Read more »