News and Insights

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.  

How your company can go green to save green

10 Ways Your Business Can Go Green and Save Money

April 11th, 2019

Going green is good for the environment, but there are many (money-saving) benefits for businesses too. Here are 10 easy ways your business can go green to save some green.  

Recruiter Roxanne Koster on how a staffing company helps businesses

ALTRES Personnel Spotlight: Meet Roxanne Koster

April 5th, 2019

Meet Roxanne Koster, a placement assistant at ALTRES, and hear her take on why ALTRES Staffing is a great choice for Hawaii businesses. 

How to have a happier workplace

9 Ways to Have a Happier (and More Profitable) Workplace

March 15th, 2019

Companies with happy employees often outperform their competitors. Find out what changes you can make to increase your company's success by building a happier workplace.