Is Micromanagement Holding Your Team Back?

Being micromanaged is more than just a slight annoyance. If you have your team on an exceptionally short leash, morale probably isn’t great because people don’t enjoy feeling like they can’t do anything right. If people haven’t stopped trying to please you yet, they will soon, and productivity will plummet. When you think about it,… Read more »

Inside Sales Customer Service (North Hollywood) $12.00-$13.00

Our client, a manufacturer of high end products sold to home builders has a nice career opportunity for a person with related CS experience. Must be good with detail, know at least basic Outlook, Word & Excel. Will interact with dealers, builders and end using customers providing information about products and related detail. Takes orders,… Read more »

Customer Service / Billing Clerk (Burbank) $16-17 hr doe

Our client is a growth oriented company providing professional services to business. They need a person for a temporary to turn career opportunity in their billing department. Customer interaction beginning working in the clients database, reviewing orders and reports prior to invoicing. Interaction with clients must be highly professional. Calls for a critical thinker, fast… Read more »

Should You Hire Someone Because They Interview Well?

Some people are really great at job interviews. Unlike the majority of candidates, they thrive in the hot seat. They’re poised, professional and always know exactly what to say. On the surface, they seem like the obvious choice for the job, but sometimes their act is nothing but smoke and mirrors. It’s important to realize… Read more »

Is Temporary-to-Hire a Good Solution for Your Company?

In the past, you’ve always taken the direct hire approach when filling open positions on your team. For the most part, this has been a success, but you know it’s not the only route. Hiring decisions hold a huge amount of weight, so you should always proceed with caution. Opting for a temporary-to-hire solution can… Read more »

Four Strategies to Effectively Onboard Temporary Employees

They’re only with your company for a short while, but temporary employees are still part of the team. Since they’ll be completing work on behalf of your organization, you need to onboard them just as you would a traditional hire. Well-informed temporary workers who feel valued and appreciated are much more productive than those left… Read more »

When Is the Right Time to Plan Your Hiring Needs?

Change is a necessary part of every successful business, and the key to staying ahead of the game is having the right employees in your corner. If you’re short-staffed or lacking the talent needed to serve your client base, your bottom line will suffer. The right time to plan your hiring needs is now. It’s… Read more »

How to Evaluate a Candidate’s Strengths and Weaknesses

Part of choosing the best candidate for the job is determining each person’s strengths and weaknesses. Easier said than done, this process requires some savvy thinking, as no one wants to look bad on a job interview. Follow these tips to effectively gauge both the strong points and limitations of each candidate, so you can… Read more »

Why Employees Need You to Lead by Example

As the boss, you’re in control. You can tell your employees to do pretty much whatever you want — within reason — and they’re supposed to listen. However, by now you’ve probably noticed people aren’t as susceptible to direction you don’t even follow yourself. Some might begrudgingly follow suit, but they’re probably not too energetic… Read more »

Looking for the Perfect Candidate?

Your team has an open position, and you’re not going to fill it until you find the perfect candidate. On the surface, this seems reasonable because you want someone who will help your company move forward. What you don’t realize is the perfect person for the job probably doesn’t exist. The search for the perfect… Read more »