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Is a boomerang employee the right fit for your company, again?

2017-12-11T15:30:58+00:00 December 11th, 2017|News|

Boomerang employees are employees who have left your company, work elsewhere for some time and then return or have an interest in returning. This new generation of employees is not made from the same fabric as baby boomer employees of the past; on average, they stay with their company for one to three years and [...]

Is offering paternity leave a valuable perk?

2017-11-10T18:28:51+00:00 November 10th, 2017|News|

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a law that requires companies to offer up to 12 weeks leave, unpaid, for families that have had a baby and most of the time after adoption as well. Not many families can go unpaid for three months, that’s not necessarily a feasible option for them, throw in [...]

9 easy ways to make your employees feel more appreciated

2017-11-06T12:54:25+00:00 November 6th, 2017|News|

‘Tis the season for giving thanks, and it can start right where you spend the majority of your day, work. Your employees, they are the reason your doors stay open, your revenue grows and your clients are happy. Do they know how much you appreciate them? Here are some easy ways to let [...]

As fires rage, Californian lives are in limbo

2017-10-19T18:55:36+00:00 October 19th, 2017|News|

Relying on Mother Nature is precarious at best and when you grow crops, such as grapes, you will forever be at her mercy. Soil, rain, heat, cold, pests, the list goes on and yet so many farmers have thrived for years…until recently when fires raged through wine country and left death and destruction in their [...]

The etiquette of LinkedIn connecting: Should you connect with everyone or be selective?

2017-10-04T21:14:58+00:00 October 4th, 2017|News|

LinkedIn can be a highly useful networking tool, if used correctly. Etiquette and manners were so much easier before electronics and social media entered the scene. Yet this level of social and professional media allows us to do more with less time and in turn gives us the work/life balance we want and need. LinkedIn [...]

How to improve work place communication

2017-09-14T19:33:37+00:00 September 14th, 2017|News|

Connecting with your employees, both as an owner and a manager, is crucial to the success of your company. Communication is the key to move your company forward and connect with your employees. Here are some tips to help you become a better workplace communicator: 1.) Know your audience before you speak. One-on-one or the [...]

Avalon Staffing Recognized As 2017 Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in The Bay Area

2017-09-13T12:45:55+00:00 September 13th, 2017|News|

Avalon Staffing is honored by recognition as Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times. This prestigious award will be celebrated on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the Four Seasons in San Francisco. Carisa Zink, CEO of Avalon Staffing says, “This is not simply an acknowledgement of [...]

Avalon Staffing Recognized As 2017 Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses in The Bay Area

2017-09-07T19:39:36+00:00 September 7th, 2017|News|

Avalon Staffing is proud to announce the recognition as a Top 100 Woman-Owned Business in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times. This is Avalon Staffing's second year recognized. Rankings will be announced at the Women Who Lead reception on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Fairmont in San Francisco. There are nearly [...]

Giving in Motion

2017-08-28T12:43:25+00:00 August 28th, 2017|News|

Avalon Staffing was out supporting Giving in Motion, who helps provide clean water to the people of West Gonja in Ghana, Africa. In 2013, Giving in Motion began partnering with World Vision to bring hope to the people of West Gonja in Ghana, Africa. World Vision is the largest nongovernmental organization (NG0) provider of [...]