Category: Workforce

Why use a Temp to Hire Staffing Model

by placers on April 26, 2016 in Staffing, Workforce


As a business leader or hiring manager, how do you fill the open positions on your team? Do you post openings, create requisitions and wait for your HR team to provide you with qualified candidates? With the average job being open for 23 business days, every day the position is open really counts! Today’s hiring […]

Manufacturing Job Growth in Delaware

by placers on March 23, 2016 in Workforce


Delaware Online reports that “after years of steady declines, employment in Delaware’s manufacturing sector appears to be on the rebound, following two consecutive years of steady growth. The state is on pace to reach 28,000 manufacturing jobs this year, a number not seen since the early days of the Great Recession in 2009. That’s still […]

Delaware Employment

by placers on February 16, 2016 in Workforce


The U.S. unemployment rate fell below 5.0% for the first time since the start of the recession. At 4.9%, the nation’s unemployment rate decreased from its peak at 10% in 2010. The Labor Department also announced yesterday that there were 5.6 million job openings in December, just shy of the all-time record of about 5.7 […]

What Employment Gains May Be Saying About Admins & Secretaries

by placers on February 10, 2016 in Workforce


America has near record 5.6 million job openings, an ABC news article reported this week. Delaware had the largest two-year employment gain in state history.The total number of employed residents in DE increased in December to 447,400, up from 444,700 in November and 431,700 last year. This is good right? Joseph Fuller, a Harvard Business […]

Top 3 Roles for Temp Jobs in 2016

by placers on January 12, 2016 in Job Search Tips, Staffing, Workforce


In December 2015, the US added 34,400 temp jobs and the temp penetration matched a previous all-time high, according the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. This represents a 3.30% year-over-year increase in December for the number of temp jobs. Additionally, the US added 292,000 jobs (total nonfarm employment) in December. Staffing Industry Analysts report that […]

How do you choose your next employer?

by placers on December 1, 2015 in Workforce


Blog post by Chris Barton, Outside-In® Team Member and the Founder of Barton Career Advisors (an Outside-In® Partner) This video blog is part of a series addressing some of the most compelling questions for those that are beginning a career search. During the last 6 years, we have been asked hundreds of questions related to […]

What should I bring to my job interview?

by placers on November 10, 2015 in Workforce


After you settle from the excitement about your upcoming interview, some reality sets in. My work is not done yet, time to get prepared, you think. You start thinking about the types of questions your interviewer will ask you and plan to make sure your suit is clean and pressed. And hopefully you don’t wait […]

Seasonal Jobs in Delware

by placers on November 3, 2015 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


Hoping to earn some extra cash this holiday season? Good news for you – each year as we approach Black Friday and Holiday shopping, the demand for seasonal temporary workers increases. Employers start posting seasonal jobs for the winter in late August or early September and continue through the start of December. But according to […]

Are you giving employee feedback?

by placers on October 27, 2015 in Workforce


A few months ago, we discussed the work benefits that Millennials value. One of the top priorities for Millennials is an environment that fosters learning and development, 81% want companies to invest in their professional development. And 83% want a clear path to promotion and they will leave if they don’t get it (Pinpoint Market Research). […]



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