YES Employee Spotlight | July 2017

YES Staffing Employees are the Best Professionals in Utah!

This month’s employee spotlight belongs to a quiet, yet killer recruiter of ours in our Ogden office, Aime Lopez!

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Thank You Aime Lopez | YES July Employee Spotlight

Aime started with YES less than a year ago as a receptionist and has continually shown she is capable of so much more. She has since moved to a recruiter, and further on to an account manager and has been impressing our internal staff and our clients ever since! We appreciate the hard work and dedication that Aime brings to work every single day.

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

1. Five things you enjoy.

  1. Spending time with family/friends
  2. Food
  3. Road trips
  4. Concerts
  5. Hiking/camping

2. Three things you don’t.

  1. Having to wait in long lines
  2. Being pregnant in the summer time
  3. Rude people

3. What do you like most about working at YES?
I love my co-workers and the fun environment.

4. What do you think would make YES better?
A soda fountain in the break room!

5. If you could meet anyone, who?
Probably my grandpa since I didn’t get the opportunity to meet him.

6. Your favorite place in the world.
The beach.

7. Never rolling your eyes again or never eating sweets again, which do you choose and why?
Never eating sweets again, because I definitely can’t help but roll my eyes… lol

8. What is the number one challenge you face in your job?
Having to tell someone they don’t qualify for the job they want.

9. What do you think is the best way to meet that challenge?
Helping them find an alternative job that they do qualify for.

10. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES?
I would tell them to be prepared to love your job.

11. Rumor is you enjoy a little bit of social media drama. Who would make a better social media/reality star? The president of YES Reed Laws or YES’ CFO Kerry Westenskow? Why?
I think they both would. In fact, a reality TV show about YES starring Reed & Kerry would be awesome.

We wouldn’t be the same without you, Aime! Thank you for all that you do!

Alison Evans
Human Resources Manager
Your Employment Solutions

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Employees of the Month | June 2017

June 2017 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. We wouldn’t have been voted one of the best places to work in Utah two years in a row if not for our hard-working and incredible co-workers and employees!

Congratulations Francisca Alvarez-Ortiz!

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We want to congratulate Francisca Alvarez-Ortiz who was our June 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 Francisca and had this to say about her:

 “Francisca is an outstanding employee she never misses work and has worked hard to get hired on here. Great work Francisca for all your hard work and dedication!”

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

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

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? This job. It’s easy and I enjoy working here.

3. What do you think would make YES better? If there were more jobs made available.

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? YES will help you find a job quickly.

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

Congratulations Casey Madalena!

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We want to congratulate Casey Madalena who was our June Employee of the Month for one of out clients in Ogden, Utah! Adam Parea, one our awesome account managers, nominated Casey and had this to say about her:

“Casey is always striving to succeed. She shows up to work on time with a ‘can-do’ attitude and a smile. She gives 100% effort to learning all of the aspects of her duties. We are happy to have Casey on our team!”

We asked Casey 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 agency online through Indeed.

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? This has been my first job through YES. I enjoy the work and my co workers.

3. What do you think would make YES better? Nothing i can think at the moment! :)

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? It’s a very good job resource. I have nothing but positive things to say.

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

Congratulations Kayla Gilson!

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We want to congratulate Kayla Gilson who was our June Employee of the Month for one of our clients in Salt Lake City! Rosyne Pedreanez, one of our great account managers, nominated Kayla and had this to say about her:

“Kayla is such a super star.  She is always friendly, smiley, willing to help others and always do more at work.  She has consistently improve her own goals and results and because of that she is one of our top performers.  We are very excited about what the future holds for Kayla; she just received an offer for permanent employment here and we are so happy that she has represented us so well. Thank you so much, Kayla!”

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

1. How did you find out about YES? I found out about your staffing agency online.

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? My current job.

3. What do you think would make YES better? YES is already – better!

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? Contact Emily (in the West Valley City office) and she will work with you endlessly.

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

Congratulations Petar Tsonev!

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We want to congratulate Petar Tsonev who was our June Employee of the Month for our Ogden, Utah staffing office! Omar Dazza, one of our great account managers, nominated Petar and had this to say about him:

“Petar has great work ethic, great attendance as well and is very honest. After two weeks of working at his current job, the client wanted to hire him on permanently! That’s how awesome he is!”

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

1. How did you find out about YES? I found out about your staffing agency on the internet.

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? My current job.

3. What do you think would make YES better? Longer working time.

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? It’s a great company with a lot of jobs.

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

Congratulations Shamima Yunus!

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We want to congratulate Shamima Yunus who was our June Employee of the Month for one of our clients in Salt Lake City! Alejandra Ledesma, one of our great account managers, nominated Shamima and had this to say about her:

“Shamima is such a great worker. She has the best attitude every day when coming to work. She is a very positive person. Her line lead always talks about how great of a worker she is.”

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

YES Employee Spotlight | June 2017

YES Staffing Employees are the Best Professionals in Utah!

For our June employee spotlight we’d like to shout out to someone who deserves to be recognized far more often than he is. Adam Perea!

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Thank You Adam Perea | YES June Employee Spotlight

Adam works as our swing shift on-site manager at one of our largest clients in Ogden. He doesn’t work the typical 8-5, which makes it hard for our offices to recognize his work sometimes, but Adam is an extremely valuable asset to our team. He is dedicated, reliable, hard working, friendly, funny, and such a great team player.

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

1. Five things you enjoy.

  1. Concerts
  2. College Football
  3.  Riding my RZR
  4. Oregon football
  5. Summer season

2. Three things you don’t.

  1. Dishonest people
  2.  Bad drivers
  3. Indian food

3. What do you like most about working at YES?
Support from management. Being on the night shift I know they are a phone call away with any issues I run in to.

4. What do you think would make YES better?
To continue what YES does. I witnessed the Fresenius account start up from the beginning to where we are at now and to see how far we have gone in just shy of a year shows what kind of a company YES is and how much they value their customers.

5. If you could meet anyone, who?
Jonathan Davis from the band Korn.

6. Your favorite place in the world.
The mountains with some good trails.

7. If you had to choose between the Ducks winning a national title or selling your RZR, which would you choose?
Ducks winning the natty!

8. What is the number one challenge you face in your job?
Being forgetful at finishing tasks. There is a lot that goes on at Fresenius that you forget to complete those tasks when being added other tasks, it can get crazy.

9. What do you think is the best way to meet that challenge?
Take notes of the tasks and go back and make sure they get completed then cross them off after they are completed.

10. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES?
They will be well taken care of and they will see how much different YES is compared to other agencies and to come in and find out for themselves.

11. You’re a fan of Metallica and other classic metal bands. Who would make a better headbanger? The president of YES Reed Laws or YES’ CFO Kerry Westenskow? Why?
Reed because team Fresenius was in a proposal meeting with Reed and Jarum and Reed was looking on the calendar and he saw that I was off for the Def Leppard concert and he started singing “Pour Some Sugar On Me” by Def Leppard in front of us. It was pretty funny!

Thank you Adam for all that you do, you’re amazing!

Alison Evans
Human Resources Manager
Your Employment Solutions

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Employees of the Month | May 2017

May 2017 Employees of the Month!

Our mission at Your Employment Solutions is to match the right person with the right Utah job every time. That puts right smack dab in the people business. That said, we truly appreciate and care about the people we get to meet and work with on a daily basis. We wouldn’t have been voted one of the best places to work in Utah two years in a row if not for our hard-working and incredible co-workers and employees!

Congratulations Manuel Leon!

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We want to congratulate Manuel Leon who was our May Employee of the Month for one of out clients in Ogden, Utah! Seth Hopkin, one our awesome managers, nominated Manuel and had this to say about him:

“Manuel has worked at Fresenius since January and has not missed a day of work and has never even been late for his scheduled shift. He has a great attitude and is great to work with. He has listened to tips from trainers and managers to improve production and work safely.  Manuel is also excited by the possibility of being hired by Fresenius which allows him to continue to perform at a high level.”

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

1. How did you find out about YES? My brother, Ricardo Leon, told me about YES and showed me where to apply.

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? Meeting people, because I enjoy meeting others when I would have never met them. 

3. What do you think would make YES better? Slightly higher pay.

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? Stay committed to it, it will be rewarding toward getting hired on.

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

Congratulations Maria Rivas!

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We want to congratulate Maria Rivas who was our May Employee of the Month for our West Valley City, Utah staffing office! Susana Valencia, one of our excellent account managers, nominated Maria and had this to say about her:

“Maria is dedicated to her job. She is dependable, friendly, hard working, interacts well with all associates, knowledgeable in QA and always willing to take on extra projects. We are thrilled to have her part of our team!”

We asked Maria 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 agency online.

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? Dunford. My favorite thing has been that they care that there is communication at all times. 

3. What do you think would make YES better? It’s already perfect. Thank you.

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? It’s the best agency to go to. They’re way too nice and are always trying to help you find something that works for you.

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

Congratulations Jose Gonzalez!

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We want to congratulate Jose Gonzalez who was our May Employee of the Month in Logan, Utah! Jordyn Arnold, one of our great account managers, nominated Jose and had this to say about him:

“Jose is a newer employee of ours, but he has gone above and beyond the past month while he’s been working for us. He has picked up extra hours and worked harder than most to ensure the job gets done on time. I really appreciate his willingness to work – even at crazy hours in the morning, his positive attitude, and his dependability.”

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

YES Employee Spotlight | May 2017

YES Employees are the Best Staffing People in Utah!

May is a month that resembles spring here in the Northern Hemisphere. Springtime brings about change and growth in ourselves and our surroundings. Our May employee spotlight, Jordyn Poll, is someone who exhibits those traits very well!

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Thank You Jordyn Poll | YES May Employee Spotlight

Jordyn has held a variety of positions during her time with us here at YES, and we find great value in her adaptability and eagerness for learning and personal development. Her growth in the last couple of years has been so great to watch and be apart of. We are so grateful for her flexibility and that her desire for development reaches far beyond herself, too, as she helps our company continually grow as well.

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

1. Five things you enjoy.
One Tree Hill, summer, chocolate chip cookies, accounting, and lipstick; oh and my husband too.

2. Three things you don’t.
Closed toed shoes, spiders, and mornings.

3. What do you like most about working at YES?
I like building relationships with people. I also really like knowing that by helping people find jobs that it helps them provide for their families.

4. What do you think would make YES better?
I think YES is pretty awesome, but I am not a morning person, so I would have to say work not starting until at least 9 am.

5. If you could meet anyone, who?
Tim McGraw because he’s hot and I love his music.

6. Your favorite place in the world.
Definitely Toronto, Canada. I think YES should open an office up there so it gives me an excuse to live there for the rest of forever.

7. What kind of cows make chocolate milk, which ones make strawberry milk, and which ones make almond milk?
Well, chocolate milk comes from brown cows and strawberry milk comes from pink cows, but I’m not too sure about almond milk…

8. What is the number one challenge you face in your job?
Not getting frustrated when people don’t show up for work or don’t take the job very seriously.

9. What do you think is the best way to meet that challenge?
I think doing a better job at helping them realize why their specific job is important and that they are needed just as badly as everyone else will help. If people feel important and wanted I think they will take the job more seriously.

10. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES?
We will do everything that we can to make sure you get the best job available for you, but it’s up to you to make the most out of it.

11. We hear you won a national championship in high school with your cheerleading team. Who would make the better cheerleader on your team, and who would have been cut, the President of YES Reed Laws or YES’ CFO Kerry Westenskow? Why?
I heard that Reed used to be a gymnast, so I’d have to go with Reed. Besides, I think Kerry is a bit too quiet to be a cheerleader. I’d like to see both of them with bows in their hair though!

Thank you for all that you do here at YES, Jordyn. You’re amazing!

Alison Evans
Human Resources Manager
Your Employment Solutions

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Employees of the Month | April 2017

April 2017 Staffing Employees of the Month!

At Your Employment Solutions we know that the staffing business is the people business. At 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. We wouldn’t have been voted one of the best places to work in Utah two years in a row if not for our hard-working and incredible co-workers and employees!

Congratulations Taalolo Kaowili!

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We want to congratulate Taalolo Kaowili who was our April Employee of the Month for our West Valley City, Utah staffing office! Kennth Vanderburg, one of our excellent account managers, nominated Taalolo and had this to say about her:

“Taalolo has been a huge help with the security of one of our Salt Lake clients and her reliability has been a most valuable asset to our company.”

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

1. How did you find out about YES? A family friend told me about your staffing agency and we walked in the same day.

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? NPS, because they were the first job YES put me with and it fit my schedule perfectly.

3. What do you think would make YES better? I see no issues with YES. You can’t make best better if it’s already best!

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? You’re making the right choice. It only took YES one time to get me the job I needed and from there I climbed the ladder.

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

Congratulations Brandon Luna!

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We want to congratulate Brandon Luna who was our April Employee of the Month for one of our clients in Salt Lake City! Alejandra Ledesma, one of our great account managers, nominated Carmen and had this to say about her:

“Brandon is a really good employee. Since he started he has not missed a day. He never complains has an upbeat attitude about work and is always on time.”

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

1. How did you find out about YES? I saw your West Valley City location at Valley Fair Mall.

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? I like the hours I work at my current job and learning new things.

3. What do you think would make YES better? Fire the lazy people!

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? That they’re such good people and they’re always willing to to help.

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

Congratulations Shelby Spraycar!

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We want to congratulate Shelby Spraycar who was our April Employee of the Month for our Ogden, Utah staffing office! Haylee Sorenson, one of our great account managers, nominated Shelby and had this to say about her:

“Shelby has worked with us for a while and stuck around through the ups and downs. She always has a positive attitude and never complains. She is super reliable and just an all-around great employee!”

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

1. How did you find out about YES? I found out about YES through Intermountain Staffing and my mom.

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? CSM because I like the atmosphere and I have made friends!

3. What do you think would make YES better? I like YES the way it is. There isn’t anything that they are doing wrong to make better.

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? I would tell them that they need to be ready to work with a crazy bunch of people that are amazing and be ready for any job that they throw at you.

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

Congratulations Garrett Jones!

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

“Garrett has been a dedicated worker and, although being frustrated by his own progress, stuck it out and has been working great ever since! He is always on time and does his best.He has a great attitude and really wants to do well. His attitude is contagious and he always has a smile on his face.”

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

1. How did you find out about YES? I saw job ads online after my wife told me to apply.

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? I like working with Fresenius! There was a steep learning curve at first, but now it’s great!

3. What do you think would make YES better? Pay every other week instead of weekly. It throws me off!

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? YES is fast and will get you placed in a great job!

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

Congratulations Randy Phillips!

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We want to congratulate Randy Phillips who was our April Employee of the Month in Logan, Utah! Jordyn Arnold, one of our great account managers, nominated Matthew and had this to say about him:

“Randy does a wonderful job at the tasks he is assigned. He is very reliable and a super hard worker. We appreciate how well he represents YES and are grateful to have him part of our team!”

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