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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
November 11th, 2018
It's the season when many employees request vacation leave to visit the family or spend time with kids on break. Unfortunately, not everyone can take off at the same time.
September 27th, 2018
Employment gaps aren’t always bad news. Here are a few things to consider when assessing an applicant with a gap in work history.
September 4th, 2018
Would you consider hiring someone who was fired from a past position? Given the current state of employment in Hawaii, more employers are opting to give employees second chances in order to fill gaps in their workforce. But how do you decide who gets hired and who doesn’t?
August 20th, 2018
Writing a job offer letter seems straightforward. But a small misstep in the offer stage can create costly consequences for a company.
August 2nd, 2018
Staffing a small business in Hawaii often follows a predictable pattern: look to family, tap your circle of friends, and finally, delve into the realm of hiring strangers. These are five challenges new businesses need to meet as they begin staffing up.