Five Ways to Decide If a Job Is the Right Fit for You

Deciding whether or not to take a job is rarely an easy decision. Even if it seems like your dream job, how can you know for sure? There are so many things that could happen you could never predict – the boss you thought you’d love to work with ends up leaving for another position,… Read More »

Should You Hire a Candidate Who Doesn’t Meet All the Requirements?

Is there such thing as the perfect candidate? At the start of the hiring process, you’re envisioning a candidate who has the perfect combination of skills, experience, personality and work ethic whose references all check out and whose personality matches your company culture. With unemployment in the Victorville area at 5.8 percent, the candidates who… Read More »

How Your Business Can Prepare for Seasonal Staffing Needs

No matter the business you’re in, you need to have a staffing strategy in place to keep things running smoothly through highs and lows. Many industries have seasonal fluctuations where business increases, meaning they need to bring on additional staff. Preparing with a staffing plan covers your business so you are ahead of the game… Read More »

Four Things to Consider When Bringing On Temporary Employees Full-Time

The transition of a temporary employee to a permanent employee is an exciting one. If you’ve found an employee who excels in their work, fits in with the rest of your team and would make an excellent long-term addition, those are the types of employees you want to retain – so keep the ones you… Read More »

How to Make a Successful Career Change Across Industries

Succeeding on the job search takes courage and preparation, but changing industries is even more ambitious. But when you’re ready for it – bored by the monotony of your current role or stuck in a dead-end job – you just have to do it. Fortunately, with a solid network of friends and colleagues and some… Read More »

Don’t Get Fooled: Is a Great Interviewee Going to Make a Great Employee?

Let’s be honest, some people just interview really well. They’re personable and charismatic, maintain effective eye contact, and tell you everything you want to hear. They came into the interview and checked all the boxes when it comes to the skills required to do the job. But have you taken the time to dig deeper… Read More »

Five Ways to Build Leadership Skills from Any Position

If you’re looking for universal skills to set you apart and advance your career, developing leadership skills is likely at the top of the list. Those who are doing excellent work and growing their careers today will be business or department leaders tomorrow, meaning the time to prepare for that eventual promotion you’ll be looking… Read More »

Three Skills Managers Need to Succeed in the Digital Era

The digital future is here and it’s exciting! The world is becoming increasingly digitized, and while we’re still far off from the science-fiction worlds built by Hollywood, the roles of employees and managers are changing. Machines and software applications are handling many more routine tasks, and bigger decisions are being driven by data. This means… Read More »

What Do Employers Learn When They Find Your Social Media Profiles?

If you think that hiring managers aren’t really checking your social media profiles, then think again. Have you heard of employers rejecting a candidate based on something they learned about them online? You’re probably already using social media a lot for your personal life, but you have to think about it from the perspective of… Read More »

Safety During the Work Day Starts the Night Before

There’s no doubt about it: if you’re working in any time of manufacturing or industrial job, safety needs to be your top priority. Whether you’re operating heavy machinery or using hand tools, or just doing some heavy lifting, you need to be alert and your body needs to be well-rested. When thinking about how you… Read More »