How to Respond When an Employee is Looking for Another Job

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

Your Workforce Needs a Superhero Leader

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“The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind in others the conviction and the will to carry on.” These are the words of iconic American writer and political commentator Walter Lippmann, who passed away in 1975 after a sterling career that included two Pulitzer Prizes. And true to form, he hits the… Read more »

Make 2015 the Best Year in Your Company History

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With the onset of the New Year, it’s an opportune time to review your HR management practices, performance, and departmental and business needs. Look ahead to pending changes that will impact your plans in the next 12 months. From technology to tax laws, from health care to wage requirements, there’s a lot to consider as… Read more »

A Recap of the Top HR Resources of 2014

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As an HR professional, what talent acquisition and management challenges will you face in 2015? Among the most prominent issues will be retention, as indicated by recent research that shows that 52.3 percent of close to 1,700 Americans surveyed are unhappy in their work. Compensation is also center on the radar screen. The Society for… Read more »