Three Questions to Ask Yourself Before Switching to a Whole New Career

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Switching careers can feel a lot like jumping off a cliff. On one hand, your current career – your comfort zone – offers familiarity and safety. On the other hand, you may have hit a brick wall in terms of growth, and feel that a change is just what you need. Changing careers is a… Read more »

4 Ways to Build an Outstanding LinkedIn Profile and Get Hired

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With close to 90 percent of recruiters and HR personnel using LinkedIn for their staffing needs, anyone who’s part of the labor market should put their best foot forward on the site. The level of competition on LinkedIn, however, can be intimidating. The key is identifying ways to advertise yourself, your skills, and your experience… Read more »

Why Working with a Recruiter is Worth Every Penny

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Hiring a new employee is an expensive and time consuming process, so much so that finding new talent is often more expensive than simply giving an existing employee a raise. Hiring means spending hours sifting through resumes and cover letters – hours taken away from other matters vital to operating your company. This is just… Read more »

Star Staffing Tops 2015 Largest Diversity Staffing Firms List

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Petaluma, California – September 17, 2015  Star Staffing (www.starhr.com), the leading provider of staffing solutions to the Wine and Manufacturing Industries in the Northern San Francisco Bay Area, was recognized as one of the 2015 Largest Diversity Staffing Firms.  Diversity categories in this year’s 176 recognized firms include women-owned, minority-owned, veteran-owned and HUBZone businesses.  The… Read more »

Star Staffing Celebrates National Staffing Employee Week

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Star Staffing Celebrates National Staffing Employee Week. At Star Staffing throughout the week of September 28th – October 4th, we will be celebrating National Staffing Employee Week.  We believe it is so important to thank all of our contract and temporary employees, as well as the incredible businesses that we work with.  We pride ourselves… Read more »

Star Staffing Makes Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Companies List

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  August 12, 2015 – Petaluma, California– Star Staffing (www.starhr.com),  makes the  Inc 5000 list, a reputable annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. As an Inc. 5000 honoree, Star Staffing shares pedigree with prestigious organizations such as Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Jamba Juice, and Oracle.   “We are honored to be recognized as… Read more »

North Bay Job Market Explodes

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The North Bay job market explodes with significant job growth. The number of jobs in the six North Bay counties in June returned to a level not seen in nine years, thanks to steady though recently slowing job growth in the past six years, according to state figures released Friday. The region had nearly 549,000 total… Read more »

Nicole Smartt Recognized as Women in Business Leader

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Nicole Smartt Recognized as Women in Business Leader June 16, 2015 – Petaluma, California: Star Staffing (www.starhr.com) is pleased to announce Vice President and Shareholder, Nicole Smartt has been recognized as a North Bay Women in Business Leader for 2015. This elite group of women was chosen by the North Bay Business Journal’s editorial staff and community as leading the way in business, innovation… Read more »

Best Job Placement – Gold

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Petaluma, California – May 12, 2015 – Star Staffing (www.starhr.com), the leading provider of staffing solutions to the Wine and Manufacturing Industries in the Northern San Francisco Bay Area, is pleased to announce their most recent distinction: Gold Medal for the Best Job Placement Service by NorthBay Biz Magazine readers.   Each year the NorthBay… Read more »

Spring into Fear

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By Dahlia Sperling, Marketing Assistant, Star Staffing.  I know that the feeling of trepidation and uncertainty is a common occurrence in social settings. That sudden knot we feel in our stomach or the anxiety we may feel about new connections, networking, or even about continuing an established relationship. All these feelings dominated by fear are stumbling… Read more »