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Promoting employee growth without a corporate ladder

3 Ways to Promote Employee Growth Without a Corporate Ladder

August 28th, 2019

Even if your company doesn't have the career mobility of larger corporations, investing in employee growth has real rewards for retention and recruiting. 

qualified administrative assistants hired at ALTRES

How to Hire a Great Administrative Assistant

July 31st, 2019

Five strategies for hiring an administrative assistant that has the right balance of knowledge, attitude, and experience. 

Employee asks for a raise

6 Things to Do When an Employee Asks for a Raise

June 20th, 2019

If your employee is asking for a raise, it means they’re not fully content with their job. And in today’s difficult labor market, meeting salary expectations is one of the most effective ways to recruit and retain the best.  

Should you include salary information in your job ads

Should You Include Salary Information in Your Job Postings?

June 17th, 2019

Hiring in Hawaii is tough as it is and excluding salary information from your job postings is could be shrinking your talent pool more than you realize.  

Best practices for Social media recruiting

Can Social Media Recruiting Benefit Your Company?

May 31st, 2019

Once primarily used for vetting and screening candidates, social media recruiting today helps diversify hiring efforts, build employer brand, and most importantly, recruit new employees. 

Employee Ghosting

Employee Ghosting: How to Prevent the Silent Exit

May 17th, 2019

Learn more about the frustrating new trend of employee ghosting and how you can prevent or mitigate its impacts on your company. 

Difficult employees and how to motivate

3 Types of Difficult Employees and How to Motivate Them

May 13th, 2019

Dealing with difficult employees is not always top priority in the grand landscape of being manager, but it is essential to address difficult employees from the beginning. 

ALTRES employees in 70s style hair selling newspapers for fundraising

ALTRES Employees Support Keiki Day

May 9th, 2019

ALTRES employees gathered at “Bill Guss Corner” in Honolulu on Keiki Day, the 26th year in a row we’ve supported Parents and Children Together (PACT). 

How Hawaii businesses can prepare for minimum wage increase

Is a $15 Minimum Wage Coming to Hawaii?

April 15th, 2019

Proposed legislation would raise Hawaii’s minimum wage to $15 an hour. Read to see how Hawaii's business community is responding as well as tips on how to prepare your business for a minimum wage increase. 

How to thank your administrative professionals

5 Inexpensive Ways to Thank Your Administrative Professionals

April 15th, 2019

There’s good reason so many managers half-jokingly call their administrative assistants the boss. They’re the glue that holds the office together. Here are 5 easy and inexpensive ways to thank the administrative assistants in your office.