News and Insights

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.  

EEO-1 Report

Surprise Reinstatement of EEO-1 Employee Pay Data Reporting Requirements

March 6th, 2019

A federal court ruling issued on March 4, 2019, has reinstated the employee pay data collection requirements of the Employer Information Report EEO-1, otherwise known as the EEO-1 report.  

ALTRES Staffing celebrates opening of new office in Aiea Oahu Hawaii with Hawaiian blessing

New ALTRES Industrial Office Now Open in Aiea

February 19th, 2019

New, larger ALTRES Industrial Staffing office opens in Aiea, Oahu, Hawaii to serve job seekers on the Leeward side.  

Guide to Lawful and Unlawful Interview Questions

Guide to Lawful and Unlawful Interview Questions

February 15th, 2019

Asking the wrong interview questions can result in a bad hire or worse yet, put a company at risk for potential claims of discrimination. Download our easy-to-use interview guide to lawful and unlawful interview questions.  

Are employers required to allow service animals in the workplace?

Sit, Stay, Work: Service Animals in the Workplace

February 12th, 2019

An ever-increasing attention on service animals is resulting in a great deal of confusion, among employers and employees alike. Here’s what the law actually says about service animals in the workplace.  

Super Bowl Monday

Tackle the Super Bowl Monday Productivity Slump

January 30th, 2019

The day after the big game has long been a point of contention for employers. Absent, late, and distracted employees cost money. Read more for helpful tips on tackling the Super Bowl Monday slump.  


50 Years of Making Business Simple

January 18th, 2019

2019 marks a big year at ALTRES Hawaii. We are celebrating 50 years in business with special events and initiatives all year long. 

Workplace wellness

6 Tips to Encourage Workplace Wellness

December 19th, 2018

When employees are healthy, illnesses decrease which in turn means absenteeism goes down, productivity goes up, and stress is lowered. Here are a few inexpensive ways to encourage employee wellness at your workplace. 

Hawaii law regarding asking about salary

New Salary History Ban is the Law in Hawaii

December 18th, 2018

Hawaii has joined the growing list of states that ban employers from asking about an applicant's salary history. What does the law say and what does it mean for employers?  

ALTRES Gives corporate donation giant check

Raising the Bar for Good: Special Olympics Hawaii

November 14th, 2018

Social contribution is a cornerstone of the workplace culture at ALTRES. This year our Fall FUNdraiser generated $7,000 for Special Olympics Hawaii.