The Unemployment Brackets
Sadly Fresno has taken the unlucky position of champion in UCubed’s Marching Madness: the unemployment brackets. With unemployment at 17.2% Fresno won by a margin of 2.3% to Las Vegas, Nevada. 64 of the country’s largest markets fill the Marching to Ma…Continue Reading
Spring Cleaning Luncheon
On March 30th Hire Up hosted a “Spring Cleaning” luncheon in North Fresno. At the luncheon Steven Hrdlicka, Attorney at Law discussed new HR laws that came into effect in 2011. Those who attended feasted on gourmet sandwiches and sides of all kinds. Th…Continue Reading
Bountiful San Joaquin Valley
More reasons why I love living in the bountiful, San Joaquin Valley This is the time of year in the Central Valley that our beautiful land comes alive. We really grow all the products to make a complete and nutritious meal. From grains for bread, to fr…Continue Reading
Accounting Industry Increase
Although the accounting field hasn’t seen a huge increase in job opportunities, experts predict the industry will see an increase in the next seven years. Although increases in specific fields such as tax preparation or payroll services firms are unkno…Continue Reading
2012 deadline of the Produce Traceability Initiative
Are you ready for the 2012 deadline of the Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI)? This has been a topic of controversy in the food processing and agricultural industry for some time now. The PTI deadline is looming and I thought it would be a great top…Continue Reading
What Should You Pay Your Staff?
It can be hard to know how much is enough! Negotiating wages and benefits depend on several factors, experience, education, cost of living, job performance, and the financial strength of your practice. So….How do you know how much to pay your staff in…Continue Reading
Self-Funded Health Plans???
Current shifts in the insurance industry show an increasing amount of companies switching from fully insured plans, to self-funded health plans. Fully funded insurance plans contract a third party insurance provider to cover both employees and their de…Continue Reading
Background checks – Are you doing them??
That question is brought up more often than you know and the answer is ‘what you do for one, you must do for all’. There is no right or wrong to run background checks on potential employees or even to do drug screens, but it’s a good practice to have i…Continue Reading
Mixed news about local job market
While we have seen many positive notes with the local job market, overall we still have a mixed bag of news. Operational positions with manufacturing related groups have continued in a positive trend for 4 consecutive months. Overall, more than a third…Continue Reading
Hire Up Staffing Services' Holiday Party
On December twenty-second Hire Up Staffing Services had its first annual holiday party. Held in Downtown Fresno, the festivities were enjoyed by all. Everyone had fun during a game of Secret Santa Search in which tiny chocolate Santas were hidden aroun…Continue Reading
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