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 »

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 »

Observations Regarding the September 2017 Employment Situation

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President, and CEO of Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc.   On Friday, October 6th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (“BLS”) released its monthly summary of labor market activity covering September of 2017. This was deemed to be a “throw-away” report since September was heavily influenced by Gulf Coast hurricanes Harvey and… Read more »

Observations on the September 2017 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 September’s statistics… Read more »

Should You Still Be Asking About Salary History?

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Asking about a candidate’s salary history is a standard hiring practice. By inquiring what each candidate made at each previous job, organizations can offer a salary that is in conjunction with what the applicant has made in the past. Some hiring personnel say they like asking for salary history because it helps avoid overpaying applicants…. Read more »

Navigate These Expensive Workplace Accidents with Ease

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Sadly, on-the-job accidents are all too common. On average, more than 2 million employees are injured each year to the point they cannot come back to work and need ongoing medical care. Because it’s a company’s responsibility to provide staff members with a safe environment, consider the following steps to avoid common workplace accidents. Discourage… Read more »

Observations on the August 2017 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 August’s… Read more »

Use These Tips to Keep All Employees Happy

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  All workplaces are not happy places. A recent survey from Gallup indicated that only approximately 32 percent of U.S. employees are ‘actively engaged’ in their job, a number that should be quite alarming to employers. Summer is a good time to think about how well you are engaging your staff and addressing their job… Read more »

Observations on the July 2017 Employment Situation

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President, and CEO of Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc.   On Friday, July 7th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (“BLS”) released its monthly summary of labor market activity covering June of 2017. The consensus expectation called for moderate growth of around 174,000 new positions. The official report indicated that June’s job… Read more »