Summer Has Arrived – Time For Vacation

June is here, colleges and schools have closed or are about to close for the summer. Now is the time of year everyone starts planning for vacation. If you are a procrastinator and have not made any summer vacation plans yet, here are some ideas that are local and you can pull off without a… Read more »

Can you Recognize a Heat Related Illness?

The sun is higher and brighter and the summer heat and humidity have hit Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Over the weekend, we saw temperatures approaching 90 in Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Here is a list of the types of heat related illnesses and how to recognize and treat them. These illnesses can be very… Read more »

Employers Need to Address Marijuana in the Workplace

As state marijuana laws continue to grow and develop, employers must adjust to how they approach employee’s marijuana use off-duty for both medical and recreational purposes. Attitudes and laws toward marijuana use, regardless for recreational or medical reasons, have been rapidly changing and becoming more widely accepted in society and state laws. Marijuana is becoming… Read more »

The Advantages of Attending Job Fairs

Many companies and staffing agencies attend and invest in setting up booths at career fairs, industry expos and other networking events to maximize their recruiting efforts and minimize the amount of money spent on advertising and promoting open positions. Companies and staffing agencies attend job fairs to attract and acquire potential new hires, and they… Read more »

Recruitment Cycle Insights for Your Next Job Search

Just as the seasons change, so do recruiting and hiring patterns for companies. Seasonal recruitment is not only referring to the big holiday period from November to December, rather companies experience busy seasons at various times throughout the year depending on the industry. This means for candidates being at the right place at the right… Read more »

Spring Cleaning in the Office

Spring is finally here! Everyone is ready for the longer, sunnier days, the warmer weather and the change of seasons always brings a sense of renewal. This is why people are more inspired and motivated to clean their homes, however work stations and the office can easily be disregarded. It would be to employers’ and… Read more »

Manufacturing Jobs on the Rise

Many industries are struggling to fill all of their open positions with the best fit candidates, and the manufacturing sector may be one of the most affected industries in this tight labor market. Although there is a shortage of skilled candidates on the market, the manufacturing industry has an optimistic future due to the advances… Read more »

The Importance of Vocational Education and Tradespeople

There is no doubt that there is a shortage of talent affecting many industries, especially the trade and manufacturing industries. Not only is the unemployment rate taking a toll on these industries, we live in a society that places high value on college degrees, professional career paths and white-collar jobs, and still considers high school… Read more »

Talent Acquisition Trends Employers and Recruiters Should Follow in 2019

With the job market at near full employment and there being more open jobs than people to fill them, employers and recruiters are being forced to rethink how they attract, engage with, and evaluate candidates. This year recruiting will not get any easier for companies and staffing agencies, so employers and recruiters will need to… Read more »