Top Soft Skills to Look for in Candidates

When searching for the best candidate to fill an open position, it’s easy to get caught up in finding someone with all the right technical skills. It’s definitely important to hire a person with the experience needed to excel at the position, but don’t forget that hard skills can be learned while soft skills, on… Read more »

4 Nonmonetary Incentives for Temporary Employees

Many permanent employees are inspired to go the extra mile with hopes of eventually receiving a promotion or a hearty year-end bonus, but this tactic can’t be used for short-term workers. Temporary employees are only part of your team for a brief period of time, but that doesn’t mean their contributions aren’t just as valuable…. Read more »

Are You Struggling to Find Top Administrative Talent?

Unemployment rates have been steadily dropping in California for the past few years, falling from 11.7 percent in July 2011 to 5.5 percent in July 2016, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data — a reduction rate of more than half. This is fantastic for the economy, but makes it notably harder to find outstanding… Read more »

Addressing Your Concerns With a Candidate

When it comes to hiring decisions, you can never be too careful. Sometimes you might get lucky and a candidate who is clearly perfect for the job may walk through the door, but it doesn’t usually work that way. In most cases, you’ll need to do lots of digging to make sure the person covers… Read more »