News and Insights

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!  

Meshay Quiogue

Personnel Spotlight: Meet Meshay Quiogue!

March 18th, 2021

Meet Certified Staffing Professional and ALTRES Industrial Personnel Manager Meshay Quiogue!  

Hawaii’s Unemployment Insurance Explained

March 1st, 2021

ALTRES Inc. CEO, Barron Guss provides a behind-the-scenes understanding of Hawaii’s Unemployment Trust Fund crisis for Hawaii Businesses and what’s in store for the road ahead. 

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Employment Tax Reporting Deadlines

February 26th, 2021

Though early reporting deadlines for some forms have already passed in January and February, there are still some employment tax deadlines to keep on the radar. 

Michelle Conrey

Personnel Spotlight: Meet Michelle Conrey!

February 22nd, 2021

When Michelle took on a side gig as a temporary employee while going to college in California, she never dreamed she would become a Regional Manager of three successful staffing offices in Hawaii.