Posts Categorized: Careers

4 Tips to Hire the Best Receptionist You’ll Ever Have

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  Staffing services firms know how valuable a skilled receptionist can be for any company. Every time someone matching all the qualities of a great receptionist surfaces on the job market, you can bet that other companies will jump on the chance to hire that person right away. The key to hiring a receptionist in… Read more »

It’s Harvest Season! How to Break Into the Wine Industry with the Help of Star Staffing!

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  If you’ve always been curious about what it’s like to work in a vineyard, now is the perfect time to get started. With harvest season just around the corner, Star Staffing is looking for cellar workers willing to work over the harvest season. This job is perfect for anyone looking for a short stint… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Shine with us: Senior Recruiter in Fairfield

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Star Staffing, voted North Bay’s Best Places to Work is looking for you. As a local, women-owned company, we are free to act solely in the best interest of those we serve, our clients, candidates and the community. We are looking for an exceptionally talented Senior Recruiter, someone who works well in a fast-paced and… Read more »

Beware of Thank You Month!

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Did you know that January is National Thank You Month? When I first learned this, my instinctual reaction was, “do we really need to be nudged to express our gratitude by some know-it-all social media expert?” Yet, in spite of my own skepticism, I immediately started thinking of when I last took the time to… 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 »