YES Employee Spotlight | April 2018

The People at YES Staffing are the Best of Utah!

YES would like to recognize a fairly new, yet very impressive Account Manager who started in the corporate North Salt Lake office last year and can now be found in our West Valley City, Utah office. Please welcome this month's Employee Spotlight, Alicia Velasquez!

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Thank You Alicia Velasquez | YES April Employee Spotlight

Alicia has been so dedicated and reliable in her time with us here at YES and has been such a huge support to our West Valley office as they went through some recent changes. She has been so committed, is such a hard worker, and brings a smile to work every single day. We've enjoyed having her in both offices and know that we can rely on her for a job well done.

We asked Alicia to answer 11 questions about work and life. Here’s what she had to say:

1. Five things you enjoy.
• Traveling
• Food
• Hiking
• Spending time with my loved ones
• Sleeping

2. Three things you don't.
• Writing papers
• Wings
• Heights

3. What do you like most about working at YES?
My co-workers!

4. What do you think would make YES better?
……Wine Dispenser (is that even legal?)

5. If you could meet anyone, who?
Philip Zimbardo.

6. Your favorite place in the world.
Home.

7. Cafe Rio or Five Guys?
Café Rio!!!! I’m addicted.

8. What is the number one challenge you face in your job?
Getting employees to stay at a job.

9. What do you think is the best way to meet that challenge?
Ensuring that the employees will be a good fit and letting them know specific details of the job/company.

10. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES?
You’ll love it! Everyone is amazing and we have a great sense of humor!

11.You take the the President and CFO of YES Reed Laws and Kerry Westenskow bowling. Who wins? Why?
That’s a tough one. They’re both competitive! But Reed would probably win, he seems athletic.

Thanks for all that you do, Alicia! You are amazing!

Alison Evans
Human Resources Manager
Your Employment Solutions

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Employees of the Month | March 2018

March 2018 Employees of the Month!

Your Employment Solutions understands that the staffing business is the people business. The YES company mission is to match the right person to the right job every time. We want to help people find good jobs in Utah and we truly appreciate and care about the people we get to meet, work with, and employ on a daily basis.

Congratulations Kamen LaRousse!

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We want to congratulate Kamen LaRousse who was our March Employee of the Month in Logan, Utah! Malyn Hobbs, one of our great account managers, nominated Kamen and had this to say about her:

“Kamen is dedicated and reliable and the call center would not be the same without her. She is a hard worker and it definitely shows! Kamen makes great commission and works overtime almost every week. She has made our job easier as her employer and we appreciate everything she does!”

We asked Kamen to answer a few questions about YES. Here's what she told us.

1. How did you find out about YES? I found your staffing when I applied for the job.

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? Working as a call center agent. It is a fun environment surrounded with fun people.

3. What do you think would make YES better? I'm not sure. It's pretty great, and getting paid every week is nice.

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? That they are making a good decision! :-)

Kamen was awarded a thank you certificate and YES shirt for her great work. Thanks again Kamen for being a part of the hard-working Logan, Utah staffing team at Your Employment Solutions!

Congratulations Victoria Garza!

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We want to congratulate Victoria (Tori) Garza who was our March Employee of the Month for one of out clients in Ogden, Utah! Chris Walker, one our awesome account managers, nominated Tori and had this to say about her:

“Tori is a great worker and an asset to our team. She works well with those around her as well as with her supervisor. She demonstrates great attendance and has a drive to keep moving forward. We appreciate the work she does and the effort she puts in day-in and day-out. Thanks for being such a great addition to our team Tori..”

Tori was awarded a thank-you certificate and YES hoodie for her great work. Thanks again Tori for being a part of the hard-working Ogden, Utah staffing team at Your Employment Solutions!

YES Employee Spotlight | March 2018

YES Staffing Pros are the Best in Utah!

March as a month represents new beginnings, as it typically hosts the first day of Spring and daylight saving time. At YES, we would like to use March to represent an employee who has brought about some change and new beginnings for us recently – David Sanchez!

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Thank You David Sanchez | YES March Employee Spotlight

David started with YES as an On-Site Manager at a large client in Salt Lake City who valued him tremendously in the short time that he was there. He has impressed us greatly with his reliability, positive personality, eagerness to learn, willingness to help anyone with anything, and general organizational and managerial skills. He is currently being developed as an Office Manager at YES, and we are very excited to see where the future will lead for him in this role.

We asked David to answer 11 questions about work and life. Here’s what he had to say:

1. Five things you enjoy.

  • Being with my family
  • Seafood
  • Dance
  • My wife's pumpkin bars
  • Travel

2. Three things you don't.

  • Lies
  • Procrastination
  • Unorganized people

3. What do you like most about working at YES?
To be able to help people to find a job that will provide for themselves and their families.

4. What do you think would make YES better?
Have cruise vacation prizes for employees.

5. If you could meet anyone, who?
Dave Ramsey.

6. Your favorite place in the world.
Wherever my family is, that is my favorite place in the world.

7. You're in business school right now. What's been your favorite class?
Entrepreneurship.

8. What is the number one challenge you face in your job?
Finding quality candidates for our clients.

9. What do you think is the best way to meet that challenge?
Do a proper job interview (not a fast/express one) with open questions, and help prospective employees feel we are here to help them.

10. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES?
We are a great company, we work hard, we have fun, we do our best to place employees in the right job.

11.You, YES President Reed Laws, and YES CFO Kerry Westenskow agree to have a contest to see who can eat the most chocolate. Who wins? Why?
Kerry and Reed will win, I am not a chocolate person!!

Thank you so much for all that you do, David. You are a valued member of the YES team!

Alison Evans
Human Resources Manager
Your Employment Solutions

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Employees of the Month | February 2018

February 2018 Employees of the Month!

At Your Employment Solutions we know that the staffing business is the people business. YES, we want to help people find good jobs in Utah! Our company mission is to match the right person to the right job every time. That said, we truly appreciate and care about the people we get to meet and work with on a daily basis.

Congratulations Irma Aguilera!

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We want to congratulate Irma Aguilera who was our February Employee of the Month for one of our on-site clients in North Salt Lake! David Carrejo, one of our amazing North Salt Lake account managers, nominated Irma and had this to say about her:

 “Irma has been a star employee since she started here. We enjoy seeing her smile everyday and she makes it a pleasure to work with her. Keep up the good work.”

We asked Irma to answer a few questions about YES. Here's what she told us.

1. How did you find out about YES? My friend told me about your staffing agency.

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? I have only worked here and I enjoy it.

3. What do you think would make YES better? Nothing, it is a great company.

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? To work there! I have told many friends about YES.

Irma was awarded a thank-you certificate and YES shirt for her great work. Thanks again Irma for being a part of the hard-working Utah staffing team at Your Employment Solutions!

Congratulations Michael Harrington!

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We want to congratulate Michael Harrington who was our February Employee of the Month for one of out clients in Ogden, Utah! Chris Walker, one our awesome account managers, nominated Michael and had this to say about him:

“Michael has been a very reliable worker! He is always willing to take additional shifts and has a great attitude about his job. He is always working to improve and takes criticism well. We are very happy to have him as part of our team! Great work Michael!”

We asked Michael to answer a few questions about YES. Here's what he told us.

1. How did you find out about YES? I worked with your staffing agency previously.

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? This job. I enjoy working in the warehouse and driving forklift. I like the people that I work with and I have been treated very fairly by my supervisors.

3. What do you think would make YES better? Nothing

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? I think that it’s the best agency that I have worked through.

Michael was awarded a thank-you certificate and YES hoodie for his great work. Thanks again Michael for being a part of the hard-working Ogden, Utah staffing team at Your Employment Solutions!

Congratulations Oswaldo Rico!

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We want to congratulate Oswaldo Rico who was our February Employee of the Month for one of our clients in Salt Lake City! Kenneth Lane, one of our great account managers, nominated Oswaldo and had this to say about her:

“Oswaldo has proven consistent pick and pack numbers, always has a great attitude, and has outstanding attendance.”

Oswaldo was awarded a thank-you certificate and YES hoodie for her great work. Thanks again Oswaldo for being a part of the hard-working Salt Lake City, Utah staffing team at Your Employment Solutions!

YES Employee Spotlight | February 2018

YES Professionals are the Best Staffing People in Utah!

For the month of February, please welcome to the Employee Spotlight stage, Karina Horst!

Thank You Karina Horst | YES February Employee Spotlight

Karina is a valued Bilingual On-Site Manager at one of our largest clients in the Salt Lake Valley. We are so impressed with her reliability, drive, attention to detail, and positive personality! She is a great team player who can always be relied on to get the job done and done well.

We asked Karina to answer 11 questions about work and life. Here’s what she had to say:

1. Five things you enjoy.
1. Visiting my family in Costa Rica
2. Buying makeup
3. Trying new recipes
4. Summer
5. A clean house

2. Three things you don't.
1. Winter
2. Big dogs
3. Country music

3. What do you like most about working at YES?
I love that I get to meet a lot of people from different countries and that I can learn about their culture. I really enjoy that I get to see them every day, talk to them and help them through their career path.

4. What do you think would make YES better?
A nice recliner/hammock in the back of our office so we can go and take naps at lunch.

5. If you could meet anyone, who?
Nikkietutorials, she is a makeup queen.

6. Your favorite place in the world.
Costa Rica! I miss home everyday.

7. Speaking of.. you’re originally from Costa Rica. What’s the biggest difference between Costa Rica and the USA?
This is a hard one. I would say it would be between the weather, the food and the people. Costa Rica has the perfect weather, delicious food and the most fun and welcoming people.

8. What is the number one challenge you face in your job?
When you put a lot of effort setting someone up for a position and they just don’t show up to work. Also, people calling in when we really need them to be at work.

9. What do you think is the best way to meet that challenge?
Make the employees feel important so they are motivated to come to work.

10. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES?
Go for it. YES helps you to grow as a person and professionally as well.

11.You, YES President Reed Laws, and YES CFO Kerry Westenskow agree to have a contest to see who can eat the most tacos. Who wins? Why?
Definitely Reed. I don’t why, he just looks like he would eat a lot.

Thank you, Karina, for all that you do for YES, your on-site team, and our client. You are amazing! Keep up the good work.

Alison Evans
Human Resources Manager
Your Employment Solutions

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