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

CA Minimum Wage Increase (SB 3)

As most of you have heard, Governor Jerry Brown recently signed the “Senate Bill (SB) 3 – Minimum Wage Act of 2016” which will increase California’s minimum wage from its current $10 per hour to $10.50 per hour effective January 1, 2017. Annual increases are set to kick in until it reaches $15 per hour […]

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Employer Requirements: Ways to Beat a Longer Time to Hire

The first quarter of 2016 has been an excellent indication of our current and intensive job market. Hiring indicators are showing that employment trends are similar to those prior to the housing crash in 2007. Employers are noticing longer time-to-fill ratios, and a decreased and often unskilled candidate pool, thus making the task of hiring […]

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Generation Z: The Next Workforce Wave & How to Recruit Them

This summer, a new generation of young adults will be joining the workforce across the country. These mid-90s to mi-2000s kids have grown and are starting to graduate college and high school, making up nearly 25% of the population. They are predicted to be the next big wave of entrepreneurs and digital natives who are […]

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North & South: 6 of California’s Hidden Spring Break Gems

California boasts nearly 1,000 miles of beautiful western coastline ranging from rocky and rugged to picturesque, palm laden and sandy. Bordered on the east by the San Gabriel Mountain range, southern desert and northern forests, there is a wide range of regional differences in the Golden State. So this spring break, take the family for […]

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Innovative Career Resources earns third consecutive 2016 “Best of Staffing” Awards!

Tustin, CA – February 18, 2016 — Innovative Career Resources (Innovative) of Orange County, CA announced this morning that it has been awarded Career Builder and Inavero’s 2016 Best of Staffing Awards for Talent & Client Satisfaction for the third consecutive year! Best of Staffing ( recognizes less than 2% of staffing and recruiting agencies […]

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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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