Observations Regarding the January 2018 Employment Situation

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President, and CEO of Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc.   “January 2018 was a solid month, reassuring in that it eliminated any anxiety that may have been caused by December’s below trend performance.  The unemployment rate remained constant for the fourth consecutive month at 4.1 percent suggesting that the tight labor… Read more »

Observations Regarding the January 2018 Employment Situation

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President, and CEO of Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc.   As an Economist and seasoned staffing industry professional, I’m regularly asked to participate in several monthly surveys and discussions that predict key elements of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (“BLS”) press releases describing The Employment Situation.  The next release revealing January’s… Read more »

Why Your Business’s Social Media Presence is Important and How It Can Help You Find Candidates

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  Job seekers often try to gain insight into a company through its social media presence.  Social media is a wonderful insight into a company’s culture and compliments a firm’s website and other traditional marketing. “Job seekers should see if the message on their website matches the interaction on their LinkedIn page,” suggests Nicole Supple,… Read more »

Day of Giving 2017 Recap

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  Cornerstone maintains a deeply held commitment of providing a positive impact in the communities we’re so proud to be a part of.  This commitment shines brightly in our Michigan market.  Year after year, the associates at our location in Davison, Michigan, choose to support worthy causes in the area in lieu of an office… Read more »

Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Chicago-based Arlington Resources, Inc.

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Pleasanton, Calif. (Jan. 19, 2018)  —  Cornerstone Staffing Solutions has finalized the purchase of Illinois-based Arlington Resources, Inc. (“Arlington”). Arlington Resources will continue to operate under its current brand name and will become a division of Cornerstone Staffing Solutions.   Arlington is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois with staff in Chicago.  The company provides Human… Read more »

Drew Meisenheimer Joins Cornerstone Staffing Solutions as National Director of Sales

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Pleasanton, Calif. (January 2, 2018) — Drew Meisenheimer joined Cornerstone Staffing Solutions (www.cornerstone-staffing.com) as national director of sales where he will be accountable for the performance of the sales and marketing teams. He started in this role in November 2017.   Meisenheimer is known for designing staffing strategies that create positive experiences for his clients…. Read more »

Looking For a New Job For 2018? Here’s How to Do It While You’re Still Employed

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  Many career experts say you are best positioned to look for a new job while you are working because people who have a job already appear more desirable by nature. With that said, job hunting while you are currently employed can be challenging. You need to avoid tipping off your current employer while not… Read more »

7 Phone Interview Questions You Should Avoid

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  Phone interviews typically wrap up with the interviewer asking if you have any questions for them. When given this opportunity, you should be able to ask a handful of smart questions that indicate you’ve been listening and have done your due diligence with regards to researching the business and the job you’re seeking. However,… Read more »

Are You Considering a Career in Transportation? Here’s What You Need To Know!

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  By: Robert Lawrence From a logistics analyst to a truck driver, there are a multitude of options for people seeking a career in the transportation industry. Many transportation jobs only require a high school degree. However, many jobs in this sector do call for some kind of certification. For instance, truck drivers must be… Read more »

How Often Should You Have Safety Trainings With Your Staff

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  Safety competency can degrade with time, especially when it comes to skills or knowledge employees don’t use frequently. So unless you’re, say, regularly evacuating the building for safety reasons, regular trainings are essential to keep knowledge fresh. But just how regular should those trainings be? The frequency of some safety training is mandated by… Read more »