With unemployment still around 9 percent and all of the uncertainty that has stirred up in Washington over the debt ceiling debacle, talk about a potential double-dip recession is resurfacing. But a sequel to the Great Depression is unlikely based on the demand for temporary/contract workers,…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on August 22, 2011 at 4:22pm — No Comments
The United States economy is growing faster than those of other large industrialized nations, according to a recent USA Today article. So where are the direct-hire jobs already?
Well, according to the article,…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on April 11, 2011 at 11:20am — No Comments
The recession forced many companies to cut their workforces and learn how to get the job done with fewer employees. According to a January 7 article by the Society for Human Resource Management, titled "2011:Time to Find the Right Workplace Mix," companies now need to examine how they may need to supplement their downsized workforce to meet future needs.
The article recommends that, rather than just hiring blindly, that employers spend some time determining the right "workforce mix"…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 28, 2011 at 1:48pm — No Comments
The Great Recession forced many workers to make some hard decisions the past couple of years. Some had to relocate. Others gave up the job hunt for awhile and returned to school.
And according to the Human Resources Executive Online article "Job Seekers Change Course," a large number of workers chose to try different career…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 28, 2011 at 1:41pm — No Comments
As Top Echelon Contracting discussed in a previous blog post, relocation is often the last resort for workers left idle due to the economy. But according to a recent www.workforce.com article, the state of the…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 25, 2010 at 10:01am — No Comments
Temporary/contract staffing seems to be a hot topic on the Internet lately, and not just on Web sites that cater to recruiters or staffing agencies.
Many mainstream sources are reporting on a trend we have been tracking for months: that contract staffing seems to be leading the way in…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 22, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments