The Blog

Sharing ideas, tips and tricks, and the latest happenings in the job circuit.

What the 2018 Best of Staffing Diamond Award Means to Us

Strong relationships and proven quality. A belief that Clients and Associates are people, not numbers or paychecks. Integrity. An unwavering commitment to finding the best fit—not just for today, but for years to come. When we found out that we had won Best of Staffing for the fifth consecutive year—earning us the Diamond Award—we immediately […]

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So You Think You Can Interview?

Printed resume? Check! Professional attire? Check! On time? Check! Good answers? Check! Job offer? *Crickets* “Just be yourself” and you’ll have a successful interview, right? Wrong. On paper you are going to look relatively similar as five other candidates, so you want to be sure that your in-person presentation is something to remember. You may […]

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New Year, New Laws

While the latest legislation may not be the most exciting topic, it is always a good idea to stay informed and up-to-date. With 2018 quickly approaching, let’s take a look at some of the new laws that will go into effect with the new year. Ban-the Box is probably the most talked about piece of […]

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Top 5 Job Hunting Tips during the Holiday Season

We are quickly approaching the Holiday Season, often referred to as the most joyous time of year. This could be true for some of us, however it is often especially tough for those looking for employment. Not only are most employers wrapping up year-end projects and financials, employees are taking time off to spend much-needed […]

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15 Year Anniversary

e·thos: from the Greek word meaning Character; the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its beliefs and aspirations. When we founded Innovative Career Resources in 2002, it was agreed that the only reason we would open a staffing firm was based on the sincere conviction that people are the engines […]

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Innovative supports Red Nose Day!

RED NOSE DAY Innovative Career Resources is once again proud to be a part of the effort to stamp out child poverty not only in the United States, but throughout the world. Started in 1988 by a British Charity called Comic Relief which was initially in response to the famine in Ethiopia, has in the […]

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Innovative Career Resources earns the prestigious 2017 “Best of Staffing” Award for the fourth year in a row!

Tustin, CA – March 10, 2017 — Orange County’s own Innovative Career Resources (Innovative) announced today that it has been awarded Inavero’s and Career Builder’s 2017 Best of Staffing Award for Talent (Contract Employees) & Client Satisfaction for the fourth year running! Best of Staffing is the nation’s only award recognizing less than 2% of staffing […]

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A Job Seekers Debate: Independent Contractor vs. Employee

With the recent class action lawsuit involving Uber, drivers who feel they have been misclassified as independent contractors have brought the topic of Independent Contractor vs. Employee classification to the forefront. What is an independent contractor? How is it different than an employee? It sounds like the optimum situation – be your own boss, control […]

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