How Much Can A Bad Hire Cost You?
How much can a bad hire cost you? A survey from EMSI and CareerBuilder has found that it can be as much as $50,000. Have we got your attention yet? Without a thorough recruitment process to screen out the “bad apples,” a bad hire can cost your business more than you know.Continue Reading
Is Your Resume a “10”?
Everything that we have learned until now about resumes may be false. Experts in the field of recruiting, just like us, have done their research and found the truth about what can make or break a resume. On a scale of 1 to very important, we have found that Work Experience, Skills, and Presentation far exceed Education/Training, Sense of Personality, and Extra-Curriculars. While all of those things are very important, studies show that employers seem to be drawn to specific areas on a resume first before all else.Continue Reading
Temporary – Notice or no notice? What do you think?
People are sometimes mislead by the word “temporary” or being a “temp”, which at Hire Up we are not a big fan of using those words. We feel that everyone who works for us, temporary or otherwise, are Hire Up employees and we present ourselves with a strong level of professionalism. We do recognition programs, offer safety bonuses in some positions, do holiday gifts and constantly remind people that we appreciate their hard work.Continue Reading
How to Answer the Four Most Common Interview Questions
“Not a professional interviewer…what steps will we be taking today…?” When asked, “Tell me about yourself.” (spend 2-3 minutes) Background, Education, etc… Ask employer, “From your perspective, what do you require for a (position title) to do? As…Continue Reading
Hire Great Employees without an HR Department
Hiring people is a very big deal, which is why it is very important to take time when hiring and managing employees. Many companies do not have a permanent human resources department, so in lieu of HR a staffing firm can help. In reality, business owne…Continue Reading
Introduction You always need to “take temperatures” because people have minds and they’re changing them constantly. You need to listen to what they don’t say. Being prepared for an interview is vital; the following preparation is very unique and effect…Continue Reading
Candidate Prep Questions
( Remember, some and probably not ALL of these questions will need to be asked) What are the responsibilities of this position, and which are the most important? What is the #1 priority for this position What would be my first project? What obst…Continue Reading
Summer Sizzle is complete, now it's time to TAILGATE!!
Summer Sizzle is complete, now it’s time to TAILGATE!!Continue Reading
Congrats Amber – Hire Up Employee Of The Month For June!!
Congratulations Amber! You did an outstanding job during the month of June and we wanted to tell you that you are AMAZING! We appreciate all you do! The Employee of the Month at Hire Up Staffing – Central Valley, is selected by management and is the re…Continue Reading
Top Ways to Manage Under-performers
A few years ago, Fresno was unfortunately part of the top 10 in Forbes’s list of cities with the highest unemployment rates in the country. Back in 2013, the unemployment rate was at 14.4% – in fact, California dominated the list with 8 cities belongin…Continue Reading
Make sure your employees know their rights through COVID-19
Download this free poster to hand in the workplace, provided by the United States Department of Labor! It covers all the new laws regarding paid sick leave, expanded family, and medical leave under the families' first coronavirus response act.
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