Human Resources

  • Sexual Harassment Training: Why Wait?

    Many Corporations are realizing more and more how serious the allegations or charges of Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Hostile work environment has become! Case in point: McDonald’s fast foods recently received 23 charges of Sexual Harassment by employees because of sexual harassment by its supervisors. These employees were afraid to stand up for their rights […]

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  • NMA Hires 67 New Employees in First Half of 2016

    Workforce to Double in 2016 National Merchants Association, a merchant advocacy group and leader in merchant services, has hired 67 new employees during the first half of 2016 and plans to hire an additional 85 employees this year. This growth in jobs is expected to increase the company’s Temecula-based workforce to more than 200 employees […]

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  • Do You Fear Moms in the Workplace?

    I know what you’re thinking, secretly, even though you would never admit it: “If I hire a mom, she’ll need to take time off for her kids.” “If I hire a mom, she will be thinking about her kids a lot.” “If I hire a mom, she might be tired when she comes to work […]

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  • Top 5 Small Business HR Priorities for 2016

    2016 is here and your business is growing, and so are the number of laws and new complexities that you must face in regards to labor law. We’ve prepared our top 5 HR priority list for small business employers. Get these right and you’re halfway there! Time Off Accruals   Sick time is mandated by […]

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  • AtWork Group Entrepreneur Acquires Long-Standing Staffing Firm

    AtWork Group, a cutting edge, award-winning national staffing franchise, further establishes its presence in Southern California through its acquisition of Desert Personnel Services in Palm Desert. Located in Palm Desert since 1975, the staffing firm remains a fixture in the Coachella Valley job market with Gregg Hassler and Moses Rangel, AtWork’s Temecula franchise owners, now […]

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  • 2016 Labor Law Update

    California has enacted several new labor laws that will affect small businesses in 2016. A portion of these new laws are merely minor changes to existing laws and/or only affect specific industries or conditions, but several are impactful to small business employers. We’ve simplified the complex by summarizing only those that relate to small business […]

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  • Hiring Success in a Shrinking Labor Pool

    During the Great Recession, officially from December 2007 to June 2009, the United States shed more than 7.5 million jobs, causing the national unemployment rate to double. Employers looking for workers suddenly found themselves with far more qualified applicants than open positions. But things have changed. Today, due to a slow but steady rise in […]

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  • Employment: Multiple Generations in Play

    The highly diverse U.S. workforce is comprised of five generations, all with their own set of values, needs and desires. What does this mean to employers? It means in order to draw the best talent, hiring managers must cater to each group in a mindful, strategic manner. Appealing to all five workforce age groups requires […]

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  • Terminations

    Some terminations go smoothly, some result in crying, arguments or worse. You, the employer hold the key to whether or not this inevitable process goes well or not. Your ability to manage a termination efficiently and trouble free begins long before you sit down with your employee to let them go. To protect yourself legally, […]

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  • Employers – Are Your Employee Screening Practices Compliant?

    Interested in avoiding litigation related to the use of background check information? The following guidelines provide a starting point to assist employers in modifying non-compliant screening practices your organization may inadvertently be conducting.   Consistently apply the screening process across all applicants. Run the same packages for same or similar positions, customizing package by position […]

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  • Hiring? Timing Counts More than Ever

    First Impressions matter, and the best first impressions are delivered live and in person. While nothing replaces the face-to-face interview, today’s web enabled smart phone technology makes it possible for a job applicant to introduce and showcase themselves to potential employers without leaving home. As front line hiring professionals, @Work Personnel is always seeking ways […]

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  • Compliant Staffing Key to Successful Hire

    The purpose of a staffing agency is not to just to find bodies and fill positions, it’s to find the right candidates to fit into specific roles within distinct organizational cultures. Employers must have full confidence their staffing agency is sending only cream-of-the-crop candidates that have been properly vetted to increase the odds of a […]

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  • Get Hired

    Ready to embark on a new career?  Looking for greener pastures? Ready to fire your boss? Job searching is a contact sport. You are competing against similarly-qualified applicants in a labor market that currently favors the employer side. In other words, there are more qualified applicants than jobs available. For this reason, putting your best […]

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  • Counseling or Disciplinary Warning – What’s the Difference?

    Minor employee attendance problems, mediocre job performance, bad attitudes, sound familiar? If you’ve got problems like these at your workplace, you’re not alone. Every employer will face these frustrating problems with employees at one time or another. These problems become more challenging when you have otherwise good employees that just have specific flaws. Dealing with […]

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  • New Era in Staffing

    by Gregg Hassler The economists report we are officially out of the recession and although most of us are still in recovery mode, optimism is in the air. With the change in the economy comes the need to plan for growth. A vital piece for employers is the challenge of hiring the right team to […]

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  • Internships: Filling Your Personnel Gap

    By Ted Saul, Senior Staff Writer Have you been looking for an affordable way to fill a short-term gap in your staffing? Creating an internship position may be a good strategy to consider. This method of staffing is growing in popularity across the country. A quick look at internships.com shows that at the time of […]

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