Arizona’s Paid Sick Leave Law: What Your Company Needs to Know

Beginning July 1, 2017, Arizona joined California in requiring paid sick leave for employees. The new law was approved by Arizona voters in November 2016 as part of Proposition 206, which also increased the state’s minimum wage. It applies to…

8 TED Talks to Help Jumpstart Staff Innovation

"Where do you get your ideas?" Ask any innovator, and they’ll tell you, “Everywhere.” Chances to innovate are all around us, but we often miss them if we’re not in the right frame of mind for innovation. Here are eight…

Don’t Put Your Company at Risk: I-9 Form for Employment Eligibility Verification

It can be challenging to remain compliant in today’s business environment with regulations and political climates changing frequently and often unpredictably. In this article, we will discuss the changes brought by the revised I-9 that was released in November of…

Hire Based Upon Potential for Growth, Not Hard Skills

When hiring managers seek candidates to fill a particular position, it’s natural to focus on “hard skills” – the specific technical ability and knowledge required to carry out the demands of the job. It is, after all, difficult to do…

4 Technology Trends That Are Taking the HR Industry by Storm (And How to Leverage Them)

The rise of technology has changed the way every company does business. Today, the race isn’t simply to collect the newest gadget or platform – it’s to find and implement tech that offers the best fit for your organization’s goals.…

Seasonal Staffing in Phoenix: 6 Things You Need to Know

Summer may feel as if it’s a long way away, but the seasonal staffing “rush” that comes with the summer months will be here before you know it. Here are six things you need to keep in mind to ensure…

3 Strategies to Make Job Interviews More Productive

Hiring managers who prepare for a round of interviews typically spend their time working on the questions they plan to ask each candidate. If you focus only on the questions, however, you’re missing an opportunity. An interview is more than…

How to Decide Between Two Great Candidates

It’s every hiring manager’s favorite nightmare: two eminently qualified candidates are applying for one position, and you just can’t decide which candidate deserves the job. They’ve got comparable education backgrounds, similar track records and both have solid references. How do…

Award-Winning Staffing Firm, TERRA Staffing Group, Expands to Phoenix Market

EVERETT, WA – MAY 11, 2015 – TERRA Staffing Group, a leading staffing agency headquartered in the Pacific Northwest announced today the grand opening of an office in Mesa, AZ. This is the first of multiple offices planned to be…