Nicole Smartt on Good Day Sacramento

Good Day Sacramento recently featured Star Staffing VP and Co-Owner, Nicole Smartt, author of From Receptionist to Boss. The Nicole Smartt interview gives a sneak peak at what readers can expect from this best seller.

Originally published in 2016, Receptionist to Boss to boss includes a blueprint for getting ahead in the workplace. From networking to making the most of small projects, Nicole outlines her journey and success in the business world. Each chapter is a different tip with examples and scenarios to help you get started.

This book is perfect for those just starting out in their careers as well as those trying to make their mark and excel at a fast rate. The Sonoma State School of Business has also picked it up as required reading in the entrepreneurial business course.

A fast read, with specific tips and advice froma real-life success story, you can get your copy on Amazon.



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With over 20 years in the industry, Star Staffing has thrived as a top temporary staffing agency. Star Staffing supports multiple industries including wine, manufacturing, finance, warehouse and distribution, and more employers. As the economy heals, we looking forward to maintaining our promise: we are here when you need us.

Star Staffing is a full-service workforce solutions firm. We focus on making the best match between employee and employer. With offices throughout Northern California including Lodi, Sacramento, Fairfield, Napa, Hayward, Petaluma, and Santa Rosa, Star Staffing is just a phone call or click away.


President of Star Staffing, Nicole brings her vision, drive, and expertise to Star Staffing as President and shareholder. Her commitment to providing long-term cost savings and productivity improvements for clients is an underlying goal as she oversees client relations, marketing, and the organization’s overall health.

Nicole is very active in the community sitting on the board for the North Bay Leadership Council and Santa Rosa Junior Colleges Friends of the Petaluma Campus. Nicole is the youngest person to be awarded the Forty under 40 award by the North Bay Business Journal. She is also a columnist for the North Bay Business Journal, Forbes, and more.