Posts Tagged: new jersey staffing services

New Jersey Employers Recognize the Need for Benefits that Appeal to a Multi-generational Workforce

Employers in New Jersey and across the country are faced with a difficult balancing act – attracting new talent, while also holding onto experienced workers.  Achieving this balance is driving employers to create financial benefit plans that appeal to workers of all ages. According to Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Workforce Benefits Report (published April,… Read More »

The ASA Staffing Index: Timely Employment Trend Info for NJ Employers

How’s business?  The ASA Staffing Index can help you answer this question. The ASA Staffing Index, developed by the American Staffing Association, provides a current measure of staffing industry employment trends.  Published weekly, the index estimates the weekly changes in the number of people employed in temporary and contract work. Index numbers are reported just… Read More »

10 Performance Management Tips to Drive Your Bottom Line

Want to create top caliber performance in your organization? Who doesn’t?! Use these 10 tips to get people to stop making excuses and start delivering exceptional results: Stop accepting excuses. Are you too tolerant of excuses?  Don’t be.  An excuse means the job didn’t get done and accepting excuses allows failure to persist.  When you… Read More »

Jobs Outlook for 2011 College Graduates

Recently graduated from college?  Here are a few facts about your Class of 2011: The U.S. Department of Education estimates that approximately 1.7 million students graduated with bachelor’s degrees in the 2011 winter/spring graduation season. Females outnumbered males, with the U.S. Department of Education reporting 140 females for every 100 males in the Class of… Read More »

Experts Look to the Staffing Industry for Signs of Recovery

A recent Reuters article by Kristina Cooke shares some good news: “The pace of temporary job creation after the most recent recession – an average of about 25,000 per month – has been faster than the past two, potentially a good sign for a labor market struggling with a jobless rate of 9 percent.” This… Read More »

Make Finding a Job Your Full-Time Job

Let’s be honest – finding the right job opportunity is hard work. Today’s job hunt is about more than just posting résumés and calling a few work contacts.  Finding your dream job involves a combination of leveraging employment opportunities through a staffing service like UNITEMP, networking with second and third generation decision makers, and good old-fashioned hard work.… Read More »

Salary Trends in 2011: the Thaw After the Big Freeze

According to SpendingPulse, Americans spent roughly 5.5% more this holiday season than last. Could it be because they’re expecting pay raises in 2011? Possibly.  A recent Workforce Management article included results from a number of surveys which showed pay increases running as high as 3% in 2011, with an average increase of 2.7%.  After two to… Read More »

Succession Planning – Identifying New Leaders for Your Organization

The boomers are retiring. This is not news, of course, but their mass exodus from the workforce does create a potential problem for many organizations – namely, identifying new leaders to fill the boomers’ shoes.  In addition to closing the talent gap this generation will leave, other reasons to proactively develop new leaders include: Keeping… Read More »

Written Job Descriptions Help Improve Temporary Staffing Success

Ever play “whisper down the lane”? Also known as “telephone,” this popular children’s game provides a simple, yet critical illustration of how important information can get lost in translation. Great fun if you’re just playing around, but not so great for business. When it comes to ordering temporary personnel, most of UNITEMP’s clients call in their job orders. … Read More »

Tips for Making Co-Employment Work

Part 2:  Co-Employment Tips for Success An earlier post featured a link to a brief quiz on co-employment laws.  How well did you do? If your score was less than perfect, don’t worry.  This week’s post contains practical tips to maximize the effectiveness of your co-employment arrangement, while minimizing the potential for problems: Let the staffing firm do… Read More »