O2 Employment Services Blog
Checklist For Hiring The Best Employees
Redding Job Search

The Best Recruitment Strategies to Attract Top Talent

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 6, 2020 10:05:49 AM / by Michelle Nystrom

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Recruitment Strategies To Attract The Best Candidates

The success of a business relies heavily on the effectiveness of its employees. You’ll have a hard time finding any companies that will argue against this. Hiring unqualified or unmotivated employees can hurt your business in a variety of ways, which is why it’s important to get your recruitment strategy right from the beginning. If you manage to recruit the best candidates, you’ll greatly improve your company’s chances of success.

Read More

AI & Robots in the Workplace: The Future of Productivity

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 3, 2020 8:40:57 AM / by Michelle Nystrom

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

How Will AI & Robots in the Workplace Impact Productivity?

Modern businesses have a plethora of requirements, needs, and necessary resources that must be in place to remain competitive within their region and market and to scale and increase their bottom line over time. This includes skilled personnel, comprehensive strategic plans, thorough business blueprints, a well-designed architecture, and a variety of robust tools, platforms, and IT infrastructure-based components, among other things.

Read More

Servant Leadership Characteristics: 10 Traits to Possess

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 2, 2020 8:50:47 AM / by Michelle Nystrom

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

10 Servant Leadership Characteristics Of Effective Leaders

Within the sphere of modern companies, leaders are at the forefront of change, business scalability, management, operations, projects, processes, corporate workflows, and a myriad of other key corporate factors that concretely determine how well a business will function, both now and in the future. Hence, business leaders are a core component to the success or failure of a company, as they - like a ship’s captain - steer the company in the direction that will ultimately shape its future.

Read More

8 Effective Coaching Skills Every Leader Should Master

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 1, 2020 2:17:08 PM / by Michelle Nystrom

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

8 Effective Coaching Skills All Leaders Should Have

Within the world of business and corporate leadership, there has been a paradigm shift in the methodologies associated with traditional management and executive leadership. Businesses of all sizes have begun to invest in the research and implementation of different types of management styles to ensure that internal teams (personnel) are conducting their affairs optimally, efficiently, and effectively. One method that corporations have used is the study, assessing and implementation of servant leadership methodologies, while another is the utilization of coaches, who act as a combined force of proactive leadership and professional development mentor.

Read More

AB5 California: Impacts to Independent Contractors and Businesses

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 31, 2020 10:58:06 AM / by Michelle Nystrom

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

AB5 California: How It Affects Independent Contractors & Businesses

The Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) is a new, 2019 law in California and has the ability to radically alter “business as usual” among companies and businesses of all sizes and within all industries. As a controversial law, the state statute seeks to solve the issue of false self-employment and job misclassification associated with the question of who is an employee, and who is an independent contractor. The law, which was signed in September 2019, has a profound impact on how workers are classified within businesses all over California and has the largest effect on the gig economy of California, namely with Gig workers.

Read More

Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation For Employees

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 24, 2020 11:29:00 PM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Managing Employees, Motivating Employees

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Breaking Employee Motivation Into Internal And External Factors

To be motivated means to be moved to do something. Internal motivation comes from within a person, not something imposed from outside: a feeling that something is “the right thing to do” (aligns with the person’s morals, ethics or convictions). External motivation originates outside the person and can include laws or organizational regulations: expectations of other people (and probably not shared by the individual). But, as we’ll see, the line between the two types of motivation is blurred.

Read More

The Family And Medical Leave Act For California Businesses

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 24, 2020 11:29:00 PM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Laws & Regulations

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

The Family And Medical Leave Act California: All You Need To Know

A survey by the U.S. Department of Labor reveals that most employees are seeking leave requests on the basis of the Family And Medical Leave Act, FMLA, (1993). Most of these employees (55 percent) cite ill health as their reason for seeking FMLA leave. This act aims to help employees balance their work and family lives by granting them at least 12 workweeks of unpaid leave in a calendar year for a number of reasons. As a business owner, you should understand the various ins and outs of the FMLA to avoid violating it.

Read More

PEO California: 10 Points Of Consideration Before Hiring A Firm

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 24, 2020 11:27:00 PM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Managing Employees

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

PEO California - 10 Details To Consider Before Hiring A PEO

PEOs or professional employer organizations are becoming more and more popular for small and mid-size businesses to partner with to assist in their growth. While they have existed for a while, PEOs are increasing in popularity as businesses are faced with more compliance and regulatory issues. PEOs assist business owners in managing all aspects of their HR so they can focus on what they went into business to do.

Read More

Why Do Companies Use Staffing Agencies? And Why Yours Should Too

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 24, 2020 8:00:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Managing Employees, Hiring the Best People, Management

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Why Do So Many Companies Use Staffing Agencies?

The use of staffing agencies is steadily increasing. You may be wondering why this trend is occurring and if it is something you should look into. Here are the top reasons we have been given by staffing agency users and situations where you should consider doing the same.

Read More

Why You Should Live And Work In Redding, California

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 24, 2020 8:00:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Changing Careers, Getting A Job, Latest News

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Living In Redding, California

Is it time to change careers? It is not only important to decide what you are going to do for work, but it is also important to determine where you will work. Making the right decision in this regard is not only going to benefit you in your work life, but it can also have a positive impact on your home life as well. When it comes to choosing where you will work, the old axiom would certainly apply, "The world is your oyster." If you have your heart set on the beauty and benefits of northern California, however, don't overlook the possibility of working in Redding. Once you learn the reasons why this area is so attractive, your decision will practically be made for you.

Read More