The Three Very Basic, Very Important Phone Hacks That Can Get You Your Next Job


In the age of the internet, a phone call is still a powerful tool in your job search. While tech does play a big part in the modern search, don’t discount some very basic, yet vitally important, things you can do with your phone (and without Wi-Fi). Whether it’s a new iPhone or your trusty old flip-phone, here are three things you can do right now that will make a huge difference.

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Hip Hip Hooray For Holiday Pay!


The holiday season is upon us and we at AppleOne are happy to say that we have been fielding a lot of questions from employers about giving Temporary, Contract, and other non-staff workers holiday pay.

There were several reasons why companies wanted to give their Temporary workers holiday pay, including:

  • Temps are part of the team.The end of the year is a great time to celebrate the contributions of ALL of your employees – Temporary workers work just as hard as staff members to ensure all team deadlines and goals are met.
  • Set 2018 up for success. Another year is on its way and now is the time to boost employee engagement. Studies show that while 80% of employers believe their employees are engaged, only 12% of employees actually feel engaged. Show appreciation to thank, motivate, and even retain great employees so that they are ready take on 2018 and make it even better than this year!
  • Improve company culture.According to the SCALE, our annual salary and compensation guide, retention remains as one of the top challenges faced by employers while work-life balance tops the employees’ work culture ‘wish list’. And happy, satisfied employees are motivated and retained employees.
  • Attract great talent and customers. Taking extra steps to ensure your employees feel well take care of can go a long way to improve your company’s image. In addition to building loyalty among your employees and Temps, you are also creating a reputation for being a great place to work. With candidates now rejecting one out of five job offers, boosting your attractiveness as an employer can be, in itself, a gift that keeps on giving.

Boss on Your Holiday Shopping List? Read This Before You Make the Purchase


Considering buying a gift for your boss this holiday season? While there is nothing wrong with wanting to give a gift to someone you work closely with on a daily basis, there are office policies, and politics, that need to be considered. Here are four tips to help you navigate this sometimes-tricky subject:

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Ready For Your Time Off? 5 Things You Must Do Before You Leave The Office


The last day before you take some well-deserved time off can give you the same feeling of giddy anticipation you felt on the last day of school. The day before you start your vacation may involve a bit of clock watching (you can’t help it), but there are a couple of things you need to do before the (metaphorical) bell rings:

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A Job Seeker’s Guide to Handling Questionable Advice over the Holidays


The holidays are about meeting up with friends and family and enjoying good food, company, and cheer. If you are currently looking for a new job, your holidays may also involve getting a lot of well-meaning job search advice. While some of it may be stellar, some may be outdated or even counter-productive. The holidays are smoother if you can be gracious though, so here are four tips for handling the less-than-useful advice you may receive:

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AppleOne Releases Annual Hiring and Salary Guide


Competition for talent is heating up, and 68% of employers have responded by changing the way they hire to make themselves more competitive.

TORRANCE, Calif., November 6, 2017 – AppleOne Employment Services is pleased to announce the release of its annual hiring and compensation guide, the SCALE (Standards for Compensation And Leadership Excellence).

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