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Does it matter if workers are happy?

Does it matter if workers are happy?

MODESTO — After the first year of work, many employees report feeling less engaged and happy in their jobs, according to a new survey by staffing company, Robert Half, and…

Getting noticed in your job hunt – the right way

Getting noticed in your job hunt – the right way

CHICAGO — When you’re looking for a new job, of course you want to go that extra mile and stand out, but how do you know when you’ve gone too…

Wine, food, people — What does a wine director do?

TURLOCK — Creating the ideal dining experience is Jayton Gates’ primary objective as the wine director and restaurant manager at Turlock’s Bistro 234 Restaurant and Bar. Whether diners prefer red or…

Chefs say passion is key to restaurant success

MODESTO — Passion, commitment and hard work. These are the ingredients necessary for success in the culinary industry, say local professional chefs. Those whose aspirations are driven primarily by money…

Talent shortage a major problem for companies

Many companies are suffering from a talent shortage according to a new survey released by Galssdoor. The buyers’ market in employee talent created by the Great Recession has ended for…

Workplace can contribute to failed New Year’s resolutions

Find that effort to keep your New Year’s resolution faltering? Many employees are finding their workplace can contribute to those failed New Year’s resolutions. ComPsych Corporation, the world’s largest provider of employee…

Environmental engineers see good career prospects

As the movement to protect the earth’s environment has grown over the past several decades, the demand for professionals that develop methods of safeguarding the earth’s natural resources has accelerated…