As a business owner or manager you understand that manufacturing isn’t just made up of unskilled general labor employees. Many of the positions you fill are very demanding and require a specialized skill set and experience. So how do you attract talent for these hard to fill positions? Here are a few tips that can… Read more »

Like it or not, often the quickest way to an entry-level position that doesn’t require you to ask, “Do you want fries with that?” is through a temp agency. Get placed, keep your nose clean for at least 90 days (sometimes longer), and you could be some company’s newest full-time employee, hopefully with benefits to… Read more »

There are two major problems facing the American workforce. One is the so-called “skills gap” where employers are unable to find experienced individuals for their open positions. The other is the high unemployment rates for veterans. Since September 11th, 2010 the unemployment rate for recent veterans has been steady at around 10%. This is higher… Read more »

Sometimes short term assignments require more preparation on the part of the employer than long term opportunities. Short term employees have access to vital production information and their ability to perform and reliability are intensely important. Before you make your next temporary hiring decision, there are a few things you should know. Here are 4… Read more »

  With the list of ‘questions we aren’t supposed to ask’ seemingly getting longer by the minute, these days it’s getting tougher and tougher for people who hire other people to conduct even the most rudimentary of job interviews. HR professionals and hiring managers have their work cut out for them, to be sure, but… Read more »

There has been so much talk in professional circles of the gender gap when it comes to industries such as engineering and computer science. However, one segment of American industry that goes largely unexamined in terms of women in the workplace is manufacturing. Battling against strongly held but outdated beliefs, women are entering the manufacturing… Read more »

  You might wonder why we’re making such a big deal of this Inavero ‘Best of Staffing’ Award. Isn’t it just another ‘random’ award, kind of like some music award show they seemingly have every other month, except not as prestigious because it’s, well, staffing, right? Not exactly. You see, the Inavero award is the… Read more »