Posts Categorized: Business

Star Staffing Celebrates its 6th Northern California Location

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Star Staffing, the premier staffing resource for Northern California employers and job seekers, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest, the 6th office location, in Sacramento. Due to the demand and new business in the Elk Grove region, Star Staffing sees the opening of a permanent office as a natural step to meet… Read more »

Workplace Policies And Proposition 64

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With the election of November 8, 2016, we saw the passing of Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. Since it will have ramifications for all of us, we want to share with you all that we currently know and assure you that we’re here to help you navigate these new waters. As stated… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Make it Funny, Make it Serious, Inspirational or even Magical—How to Commemorate International Women’s Day

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  By Nicole Smartt, VP/co-owner, Star Staffing.  This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is “Make it Happen.” I love this adage because it hints at a call to action and reveals an expectation of success, a call to achieve one’s dreams. This is particularly important for women today. A big ingredient in the success recipe… Read more »

Is Your New Year’s Resolution to find a job?

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Still looking for work? Tired of sending your resume into a black hole? Wouldn’t it be great to have an agent to market you like athletes and celebrities do? You are just as special, right? Consider Staffing Agencies…wait, don’t stop reading. These tips can help you regardless of whether you work with an agency, or… Read more »

Forget Your Resolutions — Make A Year-Round Commitment Instead

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For business owners and professionals, every new year is an opportunity to change. But how many of us actually keep our resolutions when the daily grind catches up to us? This year, I suggest you dump those resolutions — and make commitments to yourself instead. I recently read a great article about commitments by Chris Freyteg.  My favorite… Read more »