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Keith Fiscus Named New Innovative CEO

Longtime COO and Founding Partner Keith Fiscus was named the new CEO at Innovative this past month. Fiscus founded the company in 2002, bringing Arlene Key on in 2003 as a co-founder. His career began in the healthcare industry as an active Combat Medic with the U.S. Army Airborne, and he continued on saving lives […]

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Innovative Career Resources Earns Prestigious 2015 Best of Staffing Awards for the Second Year Running!

Tustin, CA – February 18, 2015 — Orange County’s own Innovative Career Resources (Innovative) announced today that it has been awarded Inavero’s 2015 Best of Staffing Award Talent & Client Satisfaction for the second year running! Best of Staffing (www.bestofstaffing.com) is the nation’s only award recognizing less than 2% of staffing and recruiting agencies in […]

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Millennials: The Next Generation of Candidates

The emerging workforce in the next several years will be from those recent and soon-to-be graduates so identified as the Millennials. With more young adults going to college, the volume of qualified candidates in varying industries has increased and will continue to do so. Especially here in Southern California, however, dependent upon what industry these […]

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7 Steps to Measuring Pre- and Post-Hire Quality

Measuring quality within a company can come from different methods and training, but evaluating the quality of a new or existing hire is often a difficult and time consuming task for companies. No matter the industry–professional or administrative services, technology, medical, accounting, science and engineering–determining ways to improve production and output through employees can be […]

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Developing Worldly Engineers

With California’s variety and number of leading technological and engineering companies, it is a very good time for graduates to be diving into the science industries. Southern California colleges and universities alone boast top ranking engineering, technological and scientific programs, allowing for a large pool of educated and talented candidates. Lina Nilsson and Shankar Sastry […]

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6 Tips To Finding Candidates Who Will Stay For The Long Haul

Recruiting candidates takes time, and searching for ones who can be retained for the long haul can be even more time consuming. Jerome Ternynck provides 6 tips to finding and retaining long term candidates in his Inc.com article, “Hire for the Long Haul.” These tips point out that employee retention is not only something to […]

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Not Recruiting Overqualified Candidates? Here’s Why You Should Be.

When HR departments and hiring committees look to recruit new employees it sometimes seems that there are not enough qualified candidates, or too many overqualified candidates. For years the thought of hiring an overqualified candidate was taboo as they could quickly find the job was “beneath them” and leave. However, with the growing pool of […]

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How a “Thank You” could be the difference between getting or losing the job

Everyone leaves an interview with a genuine “thank you” and good handshake. But what can saying “thank you” after the interview mean? It may seem like a small gesture, but sending an email and an actual thank you note can mean the difference between getting the job or not. Brittney Helmrich provides 15 quick but […]

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12 Ways to put the HUMAN back in Human resources… and to make your job much easier.

In seeing hundreds of HR teams, we constantly see the challenge of balancing time and energy between recruiting new talent, reading through applications, coordinating interviews, and putting out fires among other responsibilities that keep you busy throughout the day. We empathize with the hard working men and women leading the charge at HR departments across […]

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8 Ways To Spot A Great Resume in Under 30 Seconds

You’re busier than ever looking for great candidates for that important-to-fill job. So how does a staffing pro spot a great resume in just a few seconds? The expert recruiters at Orange County’s Innovative Career Resources have resume analysis down to a science. HR departments recruiting the best job candidates in Southern California know that […]

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