How to Be Assertive In the Workplace

Shy? Want to learn to become a leader? Assertive employees are proactive leaders that are compassionate, loyal, straightforward, calm, direct, fair, and polite. Practice taking these characteristics into action by relating them to scenarios at your workplace. Need inspiration? Watching assertive employees in your workplace and taking notes on how they handle situations can help. […]

Solutions for Hardest Microsoft Office Questions

Here are two of our favorite tips from Susan Hawkins at that are uncommonly known. Typing Text to Scanned Documents Scan document if you have not done so already. Open Microsoft Word and open the header section. Click insert tab and click Picture in the Illustrations group. (In Word 2003 choose Picture from Insert menu and […]

3 Office Productivity Tips

With the New Year coming along it’s a good opportunity to make some positive productivity changes! Consider when you are at your best. Whether that is in the morning or after lunch, schedule yourself accordingly if possible. Set your biggest tasks around this time if allowable for full productivity. Rethink the way you correspond to […]

Three Ways to Meet Your Professional Goals

Stay positive! Employees with positive work outlooks tend to be less tired and more likely to achieve goals. Results from less optimism are often fatigue and less productivity. Getting good rest can help keep your mood up. Set smaller and more specific goals! Focus on your objective and consider all the steps needed to realistically […]

2013 Minimum Wage Increases

Are you ready for 2013 minimum wage increases? Below are states with minimum wage increases effective January 1, 2013. Arizona $7.80 California- City of San Francisco  $10.55 California- Computer Exempt personnel $39.99 Florida $7.79 Missouri $7.35 Montana $7.80 Ohio $7.88 Oregon $8.95 Rhode Island $7.75 Vermont $8.60 Washington $9.19 Reminder, IRS mileage rate increase to […]

Tips to Combat Ergonomic Pain & Injury

Ergonomics, or “human factors”, is the science of designing equipment, the workplace and even job to fit the worker. This principle can be broken down into three areas. Physical ergonomics is concerned with the way the body interacts with the worker’s tools (anything from shovels to chairs to personal computers) and their effects on the […]

Workplace Excellence Awards

For the third year in a row, TargetCW became the trophy sponsor for the San Diego Workplace Excellence Awards, “the Oscars of HR,” on Wednesday November 7th. San Diego businesses are recognized for contributions that are exceptional to Human Resource practices for success and profitability of an organization. Debbie, our VP of Staffing, presented the […]

TargetCW is here to help with Hurricane Sandy

Many of our clients and employees are impacted by Hurricane Sandy. TargetCW has set up a relief fund to help workers who are unable to go to work because of the storm. In addition, we will be extending deadlines for hours and approvals. Please call us or email us if we can help in anyway. […]

What are you planning for National Philanthropic Day?

The National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) on November 15th is a special day set aside each year to show appreciation for all that has been accomplished in the philanthropic community. What makes this philanthropic day so special and inspiring is that there are no laws or rules that mandate volunteering or getting involved. TargetCW was proud […]

Do you get paid time off for Election Day?

As many of you know, Election Day is coming up November 6th. In certain states, employees are given paid time off to vote if they cannot vote due to working hours. This is only if they do not have sufficient time outside of work. Voting hours are 7 am to 8 pm. As a general […]