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

Social Media: HR’s Resource for Modern Recruiting

For years, the staple resource of HR recruiting has been job boards, staffing agencies, and word of mouth referrals. These are great ways of recruiting for active job seekers, but what about the people you don’t even know you want yet? The passive candidates, the ones who haven’t yet decided that they’re ready for a […]

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Conscious Capitalism

With February being the month we tend to focus on relationships, the book “Conscious Capitalism” written by John Mackey and Raj Sisodia truly resonates this message. As a service orientated organization, Innovative Career Resources is continually looking for ways in which we can bring greater value to our stakeholders. Stakeholders, as is defined in “Conscious […]

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Workplace Safety

As we ring in the New Year full of hope and optimism, there is no getting around the fact the world in which we live has become unsettling. Over the past several years we’ve seen an increase in workplace violence due to various reasons such as a disgruntled employees, a depressed employee, or a family […]

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8 Hiring Trends of 2016 for Employers and Employees

Is your New Years resolution to find a new job? Is it time for a new career step? What exactly are employers looking for? Or are you an employer hoping to find the perfect candidates to help grow your business? What types of candidates will you find out there? Both companies and candidates are shaking […]

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Top 5 Recruiting Hacks Learned in 2015

Innovative attended several conferences this year in order to maintain not only our competitive advantage within the industry, but also to share our industry expertise with our clients by staying abreast of all things related to employee relations, recruiting and industry trends. Through many of the conferences this year we learned of new, trending tools […]

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7 Unique Holiday Traditions From Around The World

Need a quick break to get you through the holiday work day? Wish you could be vacationing elsewhere for this Holiday season and enjoying festivities from another culture? Or are you just looking for some table talk to impress your family with at your holiday dinner? Check out these 7 unique (if not bizarre) holiday […]

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5 Ways To Keep Focused During The Holidays

The holidays are upon us! Travel plans, family gatherings, shopping lists, cooking, wrapping, caroling, and decorating are beginning to fill up our schedules and any free time outside of work is quickly being eaten up. But what does this increase in activity mean for our working lives? The personal stress of the holidays and all […]

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An Employment Year In Review: Legislative Changes of 2015

As we enter into the 4th quarter, Innovative felt it was a great time to look back and reflect on some of the legislation that went into effect in 2015. This year brought several pieces of legislation from both the Federal Government and the State of California that had, and will continue to have, a […]

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6 Ways Your Holiday Party Could Ruin Your New Year

As the end of the year approaches, management heads and Human Resource departments are planning end-of-year events for employees. These months and holidays are a time to give gifts, bonuses, and show appreciation to both employers and employees for their hard work. It’s also a time to relax and celebrate with colleagues without the pressures […]

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