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EMBERS wins recognition, expands training services and impact

Apr 25, 2017 No Comments by

Congratulations to Marcia Nozick, founder and CEO of Alliance member EMBERS in Vancouver, British Columbia, selected for Business In Vancouver’s 2017 Influential Women in Business award! The honor recognizes British Columbia’s most outstanding business women in private or public sector companies. Since founding EMBERS Staffing Solutions in 2008, Marcia has guided this enterprise from a […]

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YUPRO earns profit, pursues partnerships for growth

Apr 10, 2017 No Comments by

YUPRO, a national staffing enterprise that places graduates and alumni of YearUp into contract and direct hire positions, achieved $4.6 million in sales in 2016, its second full year of operations. At this volume, YUPRO earned a modest profit, distributed to individual training sites through YearUp’s National Alumni Association. YUPRO targets the IT and financial […]

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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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