Blue Jacket grows talent pipeline for area manufacturers

May 31, 2018 No Comments by

Manufacturing is a key employment driver in northeast Indiana, with industries ranging from medical device and vehicle production to food processing and defense contracting. In a recent panel discussion about Manufacturing and Workforce Development produced by Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Jarrod Williams, Staffing Sales Coordinator at Alliance member Blue Jacket, reflected on their experiences […]

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“The most impactful thing I’ve done in my career”

Apr 05, 2018 No Comments by

Dru Laws, senior vice president at Seljan Company in Wisconsin, is a strong advocate for tapping into talent pools that are often overlooked or dismissed. Addressing fellow industry executives at last week’s national meeting of the Association of Rotational Molders, Dru shared his company’s success partnering with Alliance member Diversified Personnel Services at Opportunities, Inc. […]

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Harmon Personnel a key partner in Second Chance Initiative

Feb 14, 2018 No Comments by

Congratulations to member Harmon Personnel Services, a partner in the Second Chance Employment and Training Initiative, one of nine community-driven projects in Massachusetts to be awarded a $75,000 state Urban Agenda grant. The initiative aims to help people in recovery overcome complex barriers to employment and will incorporate Harmon Personnel’s staffing services, plus coaching, case […]

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Municipal contracts boost ASOs’ impact

Dec 14, 2017 No Comments by

Members GoodTemps in Muskegon, Michigan and WorkSquare in Miami, Florida have added significant new business in 2017 servicing multi-year staffing contracts with their respective City and County governments. GoodTemps’ three-year contract with the City of Muskegon has added over 100 new positions and generated over $1 million in new revenue, staffing the City’s L.C. Walker […]

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Arts venue drawn to mission of Blue Jacket Staffing

Dec 04, 2017 No Comments by

The Embassy Theatre, a landmark venue in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana, is giving Blue Jacket Staffing rave reviews as the theatre’s new janitorial services provider. Blue Jacket began servicing the contract last March, employing a 5-person team that consists of 2 full-time permanent crew leaders and 3 positions that are staffed on a transitional basis for 30 to […]

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