Does Multi-Tasking Keep You From Your Best Work?

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You likely know that multi-tasking hasn’t gotten the best coverage in the news these days. But did you also know that the more you multi-task, the less comfortable you’ll become with tasks that require deep focus? That’s according to research by Georgetown Professor Cal Newport. “Many people have convinced themselves that it’s crucial that they are… Read more »

The #1 Task Executives Should Be Doing at the End of the Workday

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If you have kids, then you’re likely familiar with time outs. However, have you ever considered taking one for yourself? According to new research in a paper titled “Learning by Thinking: How Reflection Aids Performance,” taking time out at the end of the workday to reflect on what you’ve done leads to a host of… Read more »

6 Tips for Improving Collaboration at Work

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When it comes to building a top performing team, collaboration is one of the keys to success. But issues like company politics, employee personalities, and unclear expectations can undermine even your best efforts to collaborate effectively. To help you improve collaboration at work, here are 6 tips to consider: Tip #1: Set the parameters. As one… Read more »

Do Your Leadership Skills Need Work?

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As one of Sacramento’s most experienced staffing agencies, Pacific Staffing knows that your team’s performance hinges on your success as a leader. And if the results haven’t been up to par lately, it could be an indication your leadership skills need some work. How can you tell for sure? Here are a few signs to… Read more »

Hiring for Your Small Business? Here’s Some Helpful Advice

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Making hiring mistake at a larger organization can cause some damage. However, it’s often times not deadly. As a leading staffing services firm in Rancho Cordova, Pacific Staffing knows the same isn’t necessarily true for a small business. The consequences of a poor hiring choice can wreak havoc in a business where the margins are much… Read more »

5 Steps to Your Next Pay Raise

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It’s unfortunate but true that most people don’t earn the salary they deserve. As leading Sacramento recruiters, Pacific Staffing knows if you want to avoid falling into that category – and secure a raise, it’s up to you to pursue it. To help you, here are 5 steps you need to take: Step #1: You need to take action. Your… Read more »

How to Train First-Time Managers

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It’s been proven time and again that workers don’t leave organizations; they leave managers. Whether it’s having a conflict-filled relationship, not feeling appreciated, or being overworked, the end result is the same – and it’s expensive for every company. One bad boss can cause a major headache when it comes to turnover. That’s why, as… Read more »

Why Your Employees Are About to Quit

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As one of the leading staffing agencies in Sacramento, California, Pacific Staffing has heard about all kinds of wacky behavior from bosses that causes people to leave – from timing bathroom breaks to frowning upon vacation time. While these managers may be putting their foots down in the short term, they’re also playing a big part in… Read more »