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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 [...]

Is your potential candidate the right fit for your company culture?

2017-08-22T19:11:51+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|News|

Hiring new employees is time consuming and costly, that’s why you want to nail it the first time. Candidates can look pretty on paper and pull off Academy Award performances in an interview, however, if their personality does not mesh with that of your staff, it is a sure recipe for disaster. First off, know [...]

What is a passive job seeker and why do you want them?

2017-08-14T12:31:17+00:00 August 14th, 2017|News|

Everyone is well acquainted with the traditional job seeker: they are applying for the job you have posted, following up with emails and actively on your radar. However, the job seeker you want is the passive one, the one not looking, not applying, in fact, you are not even on their radar. These seekers have [...]

How to improve the results of your job postings

2017-07-20T19:05:25+00:00 July 20th, 2017|News|

With online job postings increasing as well as job boards, it is difficult to be heard through all the noise. Here are some tips to consider when posting a job: 1.) Title, title, title: You may think you are being funny and creative with your job title in an effort to stand out, however, if [...]