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Building a manufacturing pipeline

Building a manufacturing pipeline

Companies and educators are working to connect people with manufacturing jobs As 2013 kicks off, so has an initiative by El Paso and Teller county teachers, employers and workforce specialists to ensure that when manufacturers put out a “Now Hiring” call, there will be skilled workers ready to answer. Those working in the manufacturing sector… Continue Reading Building a manufacturing pipeline

Report: Layoffs likely to slow in 2012

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U.S. employers anticipate few staffing cutbacks in 2012 and many expect to increase hiring, according to a report released by Right Management. Only 3 percent of the 600 survey respondents, which were executives in private, non-profit and government organizations, said they anticipate significant staffing cutbacks or restructurings this year. Two-thirds said they expect almost none.… Continue Reading Report: Layoffs likely to slow in 2012

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Staffing industry posts record quarter

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U.S. staffing companies reported that a record number of temporary workers were employed during second quarter, according to the American Staffing Association. America‘s staffing companies employed an average of 2.4 million temporary and contract workers per day from April through June. That’s an increase of 23.3 percent from the same quarter last year and an… Continue Reading Staffing industry posts record quarter

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Staffing-firm employment takes a jump

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For the first time in more than two years, employment in staffing firms has increased. America’s staffing companies employed an average of 2 million temporary and contract workers per day from January through March. That’s an increase of 0.8 percent from the same quarter last year, according to the American Staffing Association. In contrast, staffing employment… Continue Reading Staffing-firm employment takes a jump

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Staffing employment slowly improving

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Staffing levels are slowly increasing, said the American Staffing Association’s January 2010 index report. Even better, hiring appears to be on the rise in the Pikes Peak region. The national trade organization found that staffing employment was 4 percent higher for January than during the same month a year ago. That news was especially significant… Continue Reading Staffing employment slowly improving

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The bad news: Staffing industry employment was significantly lower in the first quarter of 2009 compared to last year.  The good news: Colorado Springs has been spared the worst declines. America’s staffing companies employed an average of two million temporary and contract workers per day from January through March—down 27.9 percent or 769,000 jobs from the first quarter… Continue Reading Springs staffing industry faring better than nation’s

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