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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 March’s statistics… Read more »

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  When it comes to being more productive, you’ve likely seen many of the same suggestions: Stop continuously checking email, use do-to lists and get a full night’s sleep. While those ideas can cause a positive change, they’re repeated so often they now go in one ear and out the other. Here are a few… Read more »

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Every company, despite its size, has to be very productive and organized. Human resources is one department that many companies count on further those goals of high efficiency and high productivity. HR is accountable for growing the company by hiring good people and putting successful practices into place for the well-being of all its employees…. Read more »

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All of us have the occasional bad week or even longer periods at work when we feel frustrated with our jobs. Unfortunately, for some people, the bad times never seem to turn around: they stay bad or even get worse. So, how do you know the difference between a bout of unhappiness and a genuinely… Read more »

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President and CEO of Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc. Summary On Friday March 10th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (“BLS”) released its monthly summary of labor market activity covering February 2017. The consensus expectation called for a second consecutive month of strong growth compared to recent months which had averaged 185,000… Read more »

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  A massive demographic shift in the workforce is happening as you read this, and most businesses are unprepared for it. The imminent retirements of baby boomers en masse will leave many companies struggling to locate talent with the abilities and know-how to replace what is being lost. For quite a few industries, this problem… Read more »

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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 statistics… Read more »

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  According to an informal poll recently conducted by The Muse website, the biggest fear people have in an interview is coming up blank when trying to respond to an interview question. With standard interview prep calling for candidates to come up with answers to many questions, it’s understandable and likely that you are going… Read more »

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  The short month of February represents the dog days of winter, when most of us would rather fly off to somewhat tropical or hibernate with a glass of wine next to a roaring fire. However, these months are actually when you should firing up your recruitment efforts, as this is the time of year… Read more »

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  We are proud and excited to announce our president and CEO, Steve Drexel has been named to the Staffing 100 for the third time — a list of the 100 most influential people in the North American staffing market, as chosen by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on contingent work. The list… Read more »