Solving & Overcoming Income Inequality


As reported by the White House, full-time working women receive 77 percent of their male counterparts’ salaries. April 20 was “equal pay payday,” representing how far a woman needed to work into 2015 to earn as much as a man did in 2014. And as cited by 77 percent of females and 63 percent of… Read more »

Encouraging and Promoting the Growth and Development of Your Workforce


Encouraging their personal and professional growth shows your employees that you care about their progress and their future – and it inspires lasting loyalty. Here are some tips for offering learning and development to help all your team members improve: Do … Serve as a role model. Take an active part in your own professional… Read more »

How to Develop a Policy on Wearable Technology in the Workplace


Top HR Articles of 2014 | PrideStaff Modesto

Welcome to a new world of person-to-person surveillance where rules, boundaries and etiquette have yet to be established. Your HR team needs to upgrade its policy manual to address the opportunities and threats of wearable technologies, especially covert recording devices. For instance, two of the most touted wearable devices are smart glasses, with 100 million… Read more »

How to Respond When an Employee is Looking for Another Job


Why Top Employees Quit | PrideStaff Modesto

Losing a key employee is a major headache – and a problem that you’d certainly prefer to nip in the bud if possible. Unfortunately, when a person comes to you with their resignation, there’s usually not a lot you can do about it. But, if you inadvertently find out that an employee is looking elsewhere… Read more »

Hiring New College Graduates in Modesto, CA


Top Articles for Modesto Job Seekers in 2014 | PrideStaff Modesto

Are you taking the right steps to address entry-level hiring, development and retention? As an employer, it behooves you to take a look at the goals and expectations of recent college graduates in Modesto and the marketplace as a whole. A recent survey of more than 1,000 U.S. college seniors who graduate this year, along… Read more »

Benefits of Social Media Recruitment


Benefits of Social Recruiting | Modesto Recruiting Agency

Are you fully capitalizing on the value of social media to source and recruit top talent? Because your competition most likely is. Social media can expand your pool of applicants and yield valuable information on candidates that you may not find elsewhere. Especially among Millennials, you’ll be out of the competitive loop if social media… Read more »

Improving Workplace Safety in Modesto


It doesn’t take many injuries to put your workplace in peril – even serious peril. According to the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), approximately 4,600 American workers are killed on the job each year. Among the top injuries sustained are falls, ladder and forklift incidents, machinery accidents, hazardous energy occurrences and respiratory issues…. Read more »

Boost Your Overall Team Productivity This Summer


PrideStaff Modesto | Improving Team Productivity

During the summer, productivity may not always be at its peak. Distractions abound and projects can get derailed. How do you keep employees engaged, motivated and productive when everyone is mentally on the seventh fairway or in beach mode? Take time to look ahead. Summer can be an ideal time to take stock of where… Read more »

4 Character Traits to Look for in a New Hire


Modesto Interview Tips

Recruiting is expensive. The associated costs of a new hire can run as high as 150 percent of the employee’s annual salary. What are the most important traits you should seek in candidates to ensure that every new hire is a success? Four forerunners are: Aptitude Fifty-seven percent of businesses say they face a critical… Read more »

Increase Employee Retention with These Tips


Employee retention is a critical issue facing today’s employers, as they compete for top talent in the newly-recovered global economy. With the cost of turnover estimated at between 1.5 and 2 times an employee’s annual salary – plus such related soft costs as plummeting productivity and morale – it’s a serious threat with a resulting… Read more »