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The Business Case for Employing People with Disabilities

Mar 28, 2013 No Comments by

People with disabilities are among the top three populations served by alternative staffing organizations, according to our annual performance survey. In a recent DePaul Industries blog, Dave Shaffer highlights evidence that supports the business case for employing people with disabilities in the form of reduced costs, increased productivity and lower employee turnover.

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What’s ahead for the staffing industry?

Mar 27, 2013 No Comments by

At this month’s Staffing Industry Executive Forum, Staffing Industry Analysts President Barry Asin predicted that by 2018: Information technology and industrial staffing will make up nearly 60 percent of the U.S. temporary staffing market. Market concentration will increase. The top 15 firms will have 50 percent of market share. Annual spending on online staffing will […]

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Member Profile: Goodwill Staffing, Colorado Springs

Mar 13, 2013 No Comments by

Goodwill Staffing in Colorado Springs began operating in 1998 as a way to expand employment services to economically disadvantaged individuals referred from the Department of Human Services. Around that time, Goodwill job developers were increasingly hearing from employers, “We use staffing companies,” and management was aware of other Goodwills that had developed staffing agencies. Discover […]

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New Member Paul Zaremba, Southland Health Care Forum

Mar 12, 2013 No Comments by

The Alliance welcomes Paul Zaremba, Program Director for the Southland Health Care Forum in Chicago Heights, Illinois. Established in 2000, the Southland Health Care Forum (SHCF) is a partnership of community hospitals, community-based organizations, and colleges in the south suburbs of Chicago that collaborates to address staffing shortages in the health professions and other common […]

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TeenForce progressing toward goal for foster youth Hiring Fair

Mar 11, 2013 No Comments by

Congratulations to TeenForce, now about halfway to its goal to secure 100 jobs for current and former foster youth with San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce members.  So far, 12 employers have committed to 47 positions and more are in the works. TeenForce and local youth agencies are collaborating to prepare and place the […]

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