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Crafting High-Performance Teams with CRB Workforce

In today’s competitive business landscape, high-performance teams are crucial for achieving success. Hiring managers and industry professionals are constantly seeking ways to build teams that are not only productive but also innovative and cohesive. This blog post provides insights and strategies on how to craft high-performance teams, drawing on our extensive experience in the IT […]

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Staying Competitive in Today’s Job Market

Introduction In today’s fast-paced job market, staying competitive requires more than just a polished resume. With ever-evolving industry demands and a pool of talented candidates, it’s crucial to continuously adapt and refine your approach. At CRB Workforce, we understand the challenges and have curated some essential insights to help you navigate and excel in this […]

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10 Interview Questions for a Technical Product Manager

In today’s rapidly evolving tech industry, the role of a technical product manager is becoming increasingly vital. These professionals bridge the gap between technical expertise and product management, ensuring the successful development and delivery of innovative products and services. As organizations strive to stay ahead of the curve, hiring the right technical product manager is […]

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Recruiting Gen Z For Your Tech Team: Follow These Tips

If you have been looking for a guide on recruiting Gen Z talent for your tech team, you’re not alone. As hiring managers, it’s crucial to understand the unique preferences and challenges of this generation to effectively recruit and retain them. With their high expectations for work-life balance, preference for one-on-one communication, and desire for […]

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The Art of Candidate Debriefs: Elevate Your Hiring Process

In the fast-paced world of recruitment, finding the right candidate can often feel like finding a needle in a haystack. But fear not, because today, we’re diving deep into a strategy that can revolutionize your hiring process: candidate debriefs. Trust me, once you master this art, you’ll wonder how you ever hired without it. Understanding […]

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CRB Workforce Welcomes Rachel Lodin

Welcoming Rachel Lodin: Our Newest Addition to the CRB Workforce Team! New York, NY—CRB Workforce is thrilled to welcome Rachel Lodin as the newest addition to our team, serving as an Account Manager. Rachel brings with her a wealth of experience and expertise in the staffing industry, marking a significant enhancement to our commitment to […]

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How Emotional Intelligence Makes You a Better Interviewer

Interviewing candidates is a critical aspect of hiring and building a successful team. While technical skills and qualifications are important, assessing candidates’ emotional intelligence (EI) can significantly enhance the hiring process. As an interviewer, cultivating emotional intelligence can help you make better-informed decisions, build rapport with candidates, and ultimately select the right talent for your […]

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TN Visa Employer Requirements: Mastering the Essentials

Navigating the maze of U.S. visa regulations can feel a bit like trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube in the dark—especially when you’re tasked with hiring top talent from around the globe. But understanding the subtle nuances between different visa types isn’t just bureaucratic hoop-jumping; it’s a crucial strategy for fueling your organization’s engine with […]

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2024 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year – Sam Brenner

CRB Workforce’s Founder Sam Brenner has been nominated as EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year! We are thrilled to announce that our Founder and CEO, Sam Brenner, has been nominated for the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year award for Los Angeles County. This nomination highlights Sam’s visionary leadership style and the innovative strides he has […]

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5 Effective Strategies for Managing Remote Employees

Before the world was turned upside down by the pandemic, a measly 6% of the workforce was clocking in remotely. Fast forward to today, and that number has more than doubled, with 13.7% of employees working from home and 24.7% working a hybrid schedule. Looking to the future, a whopping 36.2 million Americans are expected […]

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The Benefits and Challenges of Data-Driven Personalized Medicine

A few decades ago, the idea of doctors prescribing medicine tailored to an individual’s genetic makeup with the help of technology was something straight out of science fiction. After all, for much of human history, healthcare has followed a standard approach to prevention, diagnoses, and treatment. Relying on population and statistical averages, physicians made recommendations […]

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Recruiting Agency Myths vs. Facts: 4 Reasons to Outsource Your Next Talent Search

Whether you need a traditional manager for a permanent role, a new executive for your boardroom, or short-term consultants for an important project, searching for the perfect professional for your team can quickly become overwhelming. The hiring process can also be time consuming and costly. To locate and hire qualified candidates, you need to create […]

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Scaling Your EdTech Team: When to Hire In-House vs. Outsourcing

The education technology sector is growing bigger, bolder, and more tech-savvy than ever, with digital classrooms, online courses, and app-based learning becoming the norm. But with great power comes great problems. Educational institutions, from your cozy neighborhood schools to sprawling university campuses, are in a tight spot. They need to scale their IT teams to […]

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Top 3 Tech Workplace Trends in 2024: What Employees Want Most

New year, new tech industry? Not quite. But the relationship between employees and employers in the space is definitely headed for a reset. We’re going through a complex recovery phase. Think of it like the aftermath of a bad break up—there’s a mix of introspection, a reevaluation of priorities, and a strong desire to move […]

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CRB Wrapped: Reflecting on a Year of Innovation, Growth, and Impact

As we closed out the final curtain call of 2023 and begin our launch into 2024, we wanted to take a moment to rewind, replay, and celebrate this whirlwind year. From navigating shifting tech to building exciting partnerships, CRB has woven a tapestry of success, fueled by a passion for connecting exceptional talent with pioneering […]

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Unleash Your Global Potential: A Deep Dive into Hiring H-1B Visa Employees

Accessing top talent knows no borders in our globalized society. Yet, many companies find themselves hindered by limited candidate pools and skill gaps. That’s where the H-1B visa sponsorship program comes in, unlocking a vibrant pool of highly qualified professionals from around the world. But navigating the H-1B hiring process can be complex, filled with […]

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Securing the Future: 3 Essential Cybersecurity Strategies to Combat Emerging Threats

No business is safe from cyber threats. Just check out your news feed and you’ll see stories about ransomware, data breaches, phishing scams, and a grab bag of other hair-raising hazards to your business. Whether for geopolitical or financial gain, hackers are willing and eager to put the time and effort into compromising any system […]

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CRB Workforce Welcomes Joe Conte as New Managing Director

Los Angeles, CA—CRB Workforce is thrilled to announce the appointment of Joe Conte as the company’s new Managing Director. With a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success, Joe will play a pivotal role in leading CRB Workforce to new heights. Joe Conte is a seasoned professional in the field of strategic […]

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More Conversions, Less Grunt Work: The Power of AI Customer Experience

Want to wave goodbye to one-fifth to one-third of your customers in 24 hours? Just give them a terrible experience with your product or brand! But seriously, even if people are head over heels for your company, 59% of U.S. customers will ditch you after dealing with repeated offenses, and 17% will pull the plug […]

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2024 Salary Guide

Advance in Tech with CRB’s Comprehensive 2024 Salary Guide The current tech market requires thoughtful approaches and proactive measures to ensure sustained growth and stability—enter CRB’s 2024 Salary Guide. This valuable resource provides national low, average, and high-end salaries for a wide range of technical positions. We combine our tech staffing experience and knowledge of […]

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CRB Workforce Recognized on the 2023 Inc. 5000 List

CRB Workforce Recognized on the 2023 Inc. 5000 List Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 2023 – Inc. revealed today that CRB Workforce ranks No. 2775 on the 2023 Inc. 5000, its annual list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The prestigious ranking provides a data-driven look at the most successful companies within the economy’s […]

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How to Design an Employee Benefits Program to Attract Top Talent

How to Design an Employee Benefits Program to Attract Top Talent In such a competitive hiring market, companies face numerous challenges in attracting and retaining top talent. One of the critical aspects that significantly influence an employee’s decision to join or stay with a company is the benefits package offered. However, deciding which benefits to […]

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CRB Workforce Wins 2023 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation

CRB Workforce Wins 2023 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation Los Angeles, CA — CRB Workforce, a leading staffing services provider, earned recognition on the 2023 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation list. Their commitment to cultivating employee enrichment and exemplary human resources practices earned them this […]

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5 Reasons Why Good Employees Leave (And How to Keep Them)

5 Reasons Why Good Employees Leave (And How to Keep Them) Few things hurt more than when high-performing employees put in their two-weeks’ notices. It’s also less likely to be a coincidence than a sign something has gone awry within your organization. It takes substantial time, energy, and resources to find the quality talent your […]

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Is Your LinkedIn Cringe? How to Tell (And Ace Your Job Search)

Is Your LinkedIn Cringe? Ah, LinkedIn. A professional’s paradise for showcasing skills, networking with like-minded individuals, and staying informed on industry news. But we can’t ignore the elephant in the room. For every post from one of your connections looking for a new role, you’ll find dozens of self-appointed visionaries and “thought leaders” repackaging their […]

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You’ve Just Been Laid Off. Now What?

You’ve probably seen the videos or read stories about companies firing thousands of workers at once over zoom, by email, or even through pre-recorded voicemails. Many of those people left for work that day thinking they had a good job and a secure future and by the time it was lunch, they started doing the […]

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The Biggest Red Flags Every Job Hunter Should Know

Endless hours at your desk. Unachievable goals. Tyrannical bosses. Toxic coworkers. Bad coffee. They’re nightmare jobs, and we’ve all had at least one. Maybe it was the burger joint where you served fries in high school, or it could be the job you have right now, but in every case, you probably asked yourself the […]

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Keys to Crush Your Intro Interview

“Tell us a little bit about yourself,” is probably one of the worst questions an interviewer can ask, and yet it’s a staple of nearly every job interview. Where are you supposed to start? Your childhood, your first job, what you had for breakfast last week? The problem with this question is that it’s vague, […]

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So You (don’t) Want To Be A Contractor?

Contract work with CRB and Maureen Winkler! If I bring up the word contractor, you’ll immediately think of the person who took six weeks to fix your kitchen sink when they promised it would take three days…or a job that offers a paycheck but no security, benefits or health insurance. Either way, most people want […]

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Hiring Manager Success Story (DIRECTV)

TL – Senior Director Product Management – DIRECTV You wake up, look at your phone and are immediately bombarded with ads for products you don’t want from brands that you’ve never heard of. You turn on your TV or radio and voices shout at you about what car or TV or cell phone you should […]

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Candidate Success Story (Dema)

Dema Abdo – Director, Product Marketing Management There’s a dirty secret in the world of recruiting: most of the candidates that a recruiter talks to, they have no intention of getting a job for. Sure they’ll kick the tires and have a quick chat just to see if there’s any potential, but they’ll quickly move […]

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Candidate Success Story (Gianfranco)

Gianfranco Lopane – President of Smarterverse Take a quick tour of the websites for different recruiting firms, and you’ll learn a surprising fact: they’re all the best. It says so right there on their homepage. Most of them will even back it up with lists of awards, big-name clients and fancy press clippings. But if […]

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Why We Don’t Ghost Our Candidates?

Spend enough time job hunting, and it will happen to you. An enthusiastic recruiter will reach out to tell you about a job that you’re perfect for. The salary is high, the benefits generous and it’s in a field that you’ve always wanted to work in. They promise that they’ll get you in front of […]

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Why CRB Workforce?

Why CRB Workforce? There are over 20,000 different recruiting and staffing firms in America, so why should you trust us to build your team? It’s a fair question and one that we posed to our Founder and CEO, Sam Brenner, so that he could share his vision for why he created CRB Workforce and the […]

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(Podcast) Recruiting & Hiring Best Practices For Customer Success

Originally featured on http://www.doingcxright.com/podcast As we live in the ‘great reflection’ or ‘resignation’ or whatever you call it… people have options. As an employer, it’s essential to know workforce trends and apply best practices in hiring and retaining customer-centric talent to achieve long-term customer success. (Hint: free snacks and ping pong tables in the office […]

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(Podcast) Sam Brenner: Building an Agency From Scratch

In this episode, Marcus Edwardes speaks with Sam Brenner, Founder and CEO of CRB Workforce, a recruitment agency headquartered in L.A. Listen in as Sam looks back on his decision to start his own business three years prior, and gives his encouragement and advice to those looking to start their own agencies. One of the […]

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