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Staffing Employees: Extraordinary Human Resources

Steven P. Berchem, CSP, Vice President
American Staffing Association

Meet America's temporary and contract employees: They're highly skilled, well-educated, and committed to their careers. Get the facts and see how they stack up against the “traditional” work force... Read more

 

Temps: 3 Reasons to Hire Them Right Now

Forbes | 6/27/12 | Kevin Kruse

If the picture you get in your head when you hear “temp” is of a really young, really old, or unskilled person who comes in to sit at the front desk when your admin is away, it’s time for you to shake the cobwebs out of your mind. There is an army of temps out there today who are actually super-skilled ninjas with advanced skills and strong work ethic.

Need a CEO? There’s a temp for that. Need an iOS developer? There’s a temp for that. Need a _______? Yep, you kind find a temp. Read more

 

DOJ's Office of Special Counsel Lists Employer Best Practices During Worksite Enforcement Audits

Lexology | 02/08/12

There are several things employers undergoing audits by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement should do, according to the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices... Read more

  

More Job Openings, But Job Hunters Don't Have Skills Needed

USA Today | 02/08/12 | Tim Mullaney

 The U.S. Department of Labor recently reported a gain in job openings to 3.4 million at the end of December and a decrease in the unemployment rate to 8.3%. However, experts say the recovery is not as robust or broadly based as previous recoveries, citing figures that 1.1 million workers have stopped looking for employment and the number of people unemployed for more than six months has dropped only to 43% from 44% a year ago. Troy Davig, senior U.S. economist at Barclays Capital, says job opportunities are expanding for workers with particular skills... Read more

  

Do you know what today is? Today is tomorrow.

Creative Management Consultants

Do you ever feel like you’re living in the movie Groundhog Day?

We all get into routines. We settle into our comfort zones and it seems we do the same things over and over, day after day... Read more

 

What should you look for in a sales person?

Creative Management Consultants

This has been one of the biggest questions I’m asked and the second one is do I have the right sales person on my team now. So what’s the answer? Well, I’ve always said that you need someone who understands business, someone who can think strategically, educate the client and someone who is unafraid to say “no” to the client. No Fear... Read more

 

Trippin’ Over Dollars to Pick up Pennies!

Creative Management Consultants

Are your prospects more focused on the price than what you’re offering? Are your competitors slashing their prices in response? Are you thinking you should too? Or are you doing it now? Read more