As reported by ere.net, requiring a high school diploma as a job requirement may be deemed as discriminatory by the EEOC. According to the information posted to the EEOC’s website: “If an employer adopts a high school diploma requirement for a job, and that requirement “screens out” an individual who is unable to graduate because… Continue reading
Category: Staffing Industry News
One of the most important things you can do from a marketing standpoint is track the success of your past marketing efforts. Testing different tactics, messages and approaches is key to determining what’s successful for your business–and where you should allocate resources for the coming year. Personally, I’m a big believer in online marketing and… Continue reading
Well, another Staffing World has come and gone. It was a great time in NOLA. And as usual, it went by WAY too fast. As happens every year, I learned a lot, and here are a few of my key take aways Nothing beats face to face communication. With all the hype about social media,… Continue reading
Last week the Contingent Workforce Strategies blog included a very interesting article: Peek Under the Hood: Why Talent Matters If you missed it, here’s what you need to know: Access to talent use to be a key driver of VMS and MSP staffing decisions, but in recent years, cost control has become the dominating force… Continue reading
Congratulations are once again due to Haley client Joe Mackey, who was just named Chairman of the San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce. Congrats Joe! We’re always thrilled to see your accomplishments!
Think you know how to recruit 20-something job candidates? Think it’s all about Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn? Think again! I just read a blog post by Brendan Shields of ERE media in which he recapped a panel discussion with young job seekers that was held at last month’s ERE Expo. The discussion was intended to… Continue reading
Last night, CBS News featured a businessman from Philadelphia who is challenging small businesses to hire “just one” person to help alleviate unemployment. Gene Epstein pledged to donate $1,000 to the first 250 small businesses that create at least one job. Here’s a video clip of Mr. Epstein talking about this plan: Mr. Epstein points… Continue reading
Do emerging technologies open up additional possibilities for staffing agencies to recruit top candidates, while providing increased service and efficiency to employers?
It’s not to late to join us for the next Lunch with Haley on Thursday, October 28th! Our team will present a Staffing World 2010 Recap. Details are available on www.lunchwithhaley.com
Staffing World 2010 is set to kick off next week, Tuesday October 12th at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, and the team at Haley Marketing Group would love to see you! If you would like to schedule some time to meet and discuss your marketing objectives please call us today at 888-696-2900; or stop by… Continue reading
I heard this story on the radio on the way in this morning. Economists say the recovery continued during the second quarter with more businesses hiring workers and fewer cutting jobs, but a new survey also showed that the pace of growth has slowed. I found it interesting that 31 percent of businesses added headcount… Continue reading
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ June 2010 Employment Situation Summary was released this morning and showed some promising news for temporary help agencies. According to the report: “Within professional and business services, employment continued to increase in temporary help services (+21,000). Employment in temporary help has risen by 379,000 since a recent low in… Continue reading
Are you looking to sell your staffing firm? If so, check out this list of “what buyers want” from Bob Cohen and Sam Sacco of RA Cohen Consulting. Reasonably Predictable and Consistent Earnings A Strong Team behind the Owners, tied into future Performance A diverse and Growing Customer Base Desirable and Growing Market Solid Systems… Continue reading
Temporary help firms continued to add jobs in April, according to the most recent employment data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Temporary help services employment rose by 26,200 additional jobs (2.0%), seasonally adjusted, from March to April. To read the full story visit the American Staffing Association website.
The Employment Situation Report-March 2010 was released by the U.S. Department of Labor on April 2, 2010. The highlights: 162,000 jobs were created in March Job growth continued in temporary help services and in health care Temporary help services added 40,000 jobs in March Since September 2009, temporary help services employment has risen by 313,000… Continue reading
I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Jeff Reeder from Staffing Industry Analysts for the cover story of the April 2010 issue of SI Review magazine. The feature titled “Developing a Social Media Plan” focused on how staffing and recruiting companies should go about planning a social media strategy as well as setting… Continue reading