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Staffing Trends within the Automotive Industry

As we investigate the future of the automotive industry, it’s clear with technology developing and changing, the industry will continue to evolve with this impact. With additions such as automation, electric vehicles and many other automotive-related updates, the industry will continue to adjust and adapt. Massive technology-driven disruption, intensified by COVID-19, has accelerated the pace […] Read Article “Staffing Trends within the Automotive Industry”

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The War for the Workforce has Arrived

Market demand is hitting record highs and workforce talent is becoming harder to find. The 2021 stimulus package creates a new immediate challenge in keeping your business operations at a level capable of meeting market demand. With manufacturing in the US hitting 50-year highs and GDP expected to leave recovery levels and head into growth […] Read Article “The War for the Workforce has Arrived”

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Staffing Trends within the Healthcare Industry

The healthcare industry was one of the most impacted by COVID-19. While there have been both positive and negative impacts, let’s take a look at the most recent data and dive into this further. When we look at the most recent Jobs Report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), it shows that in December […] Read Article “Staffing Trends within the Healthcare Industry”

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Preparing for the 2021 Tax Season

As we reflect on the rocky year that was 2020, many Americans were forced to file for unemployment due to the economic impact of COVID-19. With both small and large businesses having to temporarily and even permanently close their doors, many were greatly financially affected. As we head into tax return season, we know that […] Read Article “Preparing for the 2021 Tax Season”

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Seasonal Hiring Has Not Slowed in 2020

Retail warehousing jobs soar in October As we have entered this year’s ramp season, new opportunities have emerged in the seasonal staffing market like we’ve never seen before. Specifically, manufacturing, retail, and transportation/warehousing firms showed their strongest gains this year in October, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Companies have also announced […] Read Article “Seasonal Hiring Has Not Slowed in 2020”

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Hiring during a Chaotic yet Opportunistic Time

Has there been a more chaotic time in recent history? There’s a global pandemic. A holiday season is in sight. And there’s an upcoming—and undoubtedly heated—presidential election. Consumer confidence is the lowest it’s been in nearly a decade. Central banks plan to continue with low interest rates for the foreseeable future. And yet, the outlook for […] Read Article “Hiring during a Chaotic yet Opportunistic Time”

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Innovation at its Finest: Upskilling Workers with Virtual Reality

Based on our own internal data, both direct hire and temporary job growth for industrial truck operators in distribution centers has nearly doubled in some key markets, and hourly pay rates have risen as much as 50%. Furthermore, Indeed recently saw a 6% spike in forklift operator job postings spread out across the country. In […] Read Article “Innovation at its Finest: Upskilling Workers with Virtual Reality”

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Post-COVID Hiring as You Reinvest for the Future of Your Business

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a gut punch to businesses; however, things appear to be slowly improving and eventually companies will regroup and discover new opportunities for growth. But only those that are ready and reinvest in the right talent across various departments. Understand the New Normal New opportunities don’t mean old and comfortable ways […] Read Article “Post-COVID Hiring as You Reinvest for the Future of Your Business”

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The Case for Outsourcing Your Direct Hire Recruitment Needs

Companies keep in-house recruiters on their payroll for good reason. Corporate recruiters are well positioned to hire for culture fit. They also take a long-term view while hiring, focusing on improving your candidate experience and retention strategy. In-house recruiters also tend to build relationships with your hiring managers who most often need talent, which means […] Read Article “The Case for Outsourcing Your Direct Hire Recruitment Needs”

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What will President Trump’s executive order mean for recruiting and hiring?

The executive order is set to replace the CARES Act. You’ve probably seen the headlines—some covering the roadblocks this order could face—so we won’t spend too much time here. The most relevant point related to the labor market is this: The executive order does not include one-time stimulus checks for employed and unemployed individuals (they […] Read Article “What will President Trump’s executive order mean for recruiting and hiring?”