News and Insights

Lisa Kodama

Personnel Spotlight: Meet Lisa Kodama!

May 28th, 2021

In the fast paced world of temporary staffing, no two days are the same. Just ask our Personnel Manager, Lisa Kodama. Lisa oversees temporary placements for our Office division, is a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP), and has been with ALTRES for over 20 years.  

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Are You Required to Pay the Salary Listed in Your Job Ads?

May 25th, 2021

Your job ad brought in a promising candidate. But if they don't meet all requirements, are you still obligated to pay as advertised? 

Chantel Maslanka

ALTRES Personnel Spotlight: Meet Chantel Maslanka!

May 12th, 2021

We’d like to introduce Chantel Maslanka, Senior Personnel Manager at our Kailua-Kona office. Chantel joined the ALTRES Ohana in 2002 and has many years of staffing and recruiting experience and is also a certified Professional in HR (PHR).  

Personnel Spotlight: Meet Hoala Morrison!

May 8th, 2021

We’d like to introduce you to Personnel Manager, Hoala Morrison. Hoala joined the ALTRES ohana in 2007 and has been a vital member of the Industrial division ever since. 

The Do’s and Don’ts of Recruiting Passive Candidates

May 2nd, 2021

Hawaii is in a hiring pickle: lots of companies are looking for workers; not nearly enough workers are looking for new positions. At almost full statewide employment, recruiting passive candidates will—if it hasn’t already—become a necessity for many local employers. 

Caren Gomes

Personnel Spotlight: Meet Caren Gomes!

April 22nd, 2021

Learn how Caren's extensive management experience and fine-tuned people skills make her an asset to ALTRES and the clients we serve.  

Rowena Kauhane

Personnel Spotlight: Meet Rowena Kauhane!

April 6th, 2021

A large part of our success and growth in the Maui market is due to Maui Branch Manager, Rowena Kauhane.  

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Key Takeaways: American Rescue Plan Act

March 29th, 2021

Key provisions from the American Rescue Plan that may impact your Hawaii businesses. From COBRA subsidy to paid leave tax credits. 

Claudette Miller

Personnel Spotlight: Meet Claudette Miller!

March 25th, 2021

We are honored to feature Placement Manager and Executive Recruiter Claudette Miller. Claudette is a Certified Staffing Professional and works with our Office Division. Although originally from the Bay Area, Hawaii has always been home for Claudette.  

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Investing in the Future Workforce

March 24th, 2021

Opening your business to younger generations can have great benefits for your workforce and the community at large. Here are some ways to consider!