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GoodCall Contact Center creates career pathway for reentry candidates

Mar 20, 2017 No Comments by

Goodwill Central Texas and their Business Solutions division has opened a new outbound Call Center, GoodCall, in response to the high demand for call center talent in the Austin market and to create higher wage employment opportunities for reentry candidates. The Call Center currently employs 8 employees, is recruiting 6 more, and expects to grow […]

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Lessons from “Best of Staffing” firms

Mar 10, 2017 No Comments by

Inavero has announced the results of its annual Best of Staffing survey, which measures Net Promoter scores based on responses from 1.2 million staffing clients and candidates nationwide. The Net Promoter methodology involves asking a firm’s clients and talent (candidates), on a scale from zero to 10, how likely they are to recommend their staffing firm […]

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Staffing Industry Analysts optimistic about 2017 market growth

Feb 23, 2017 No Comments by

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) is projecting the US staffing market will grow 4% in 2017 to reach a record $145 billion in revenue. The temp penetration rate (the share of employment made up by the temporary staffing industry) is also at a record high of 2.05%. For the commercial segment of temporary staffing (industrial and office/clerical […]

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Member Profile: GTS Staffing, Louisville & Lexington, Kentucky

Jan 30, 2017 No Comments by

Read our interview with Helen Hadlock, Manager of GTS Staffing in Kentucky, which serves diverse businesses in Louisville and Lexington, and emphasizes its mission to employ and support disadvantaged job seekers in attracting new business clients.

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Alternative staffing wages align closely with living wage rates

Jan 12, 2017 No Comments by

Alternative staffing organizations (ASOs) strive to access quality jobs for the candidates they place, and consider wage rates, safety practices, and opportunities for training and advancement in assessing and targeting prospective business clients. Through our annual performance survey, we regularly track hourly wages rates paid to ASO employees as a key measure of fulfilling this […]

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