Cities around the west are bracing for a heat wave, with many expected to reach temperatures in the triple digits this weekend.
Spring is officially here. Whether snow is still falling in your area of the country or the daffodils are in full bloom, a seasonal pick-up in business has started for many industries. We’re seeing lots of hiring activity in manufacturing, construction and agriculture. If you’re in one of these industries, take note, and start planning now for your staffing needs this spring and summer.
2014 was a strong year for the employment market, with a falling unemployment rate, rising wages and job growth in many industries. So what will 2015 bring? Here are a few job market trends we’ll be watching in the new year.
The Portland Business Journal has released its annual list of the top Portland metro-area staffing firms, and we’re pleased to share that DePaul Industries ranked #5 on this list!
With just over a week until Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year, holiday hiring is in full swing. CareerBuilder says that 43% of retailers will hire seasonal staff this holiday season, up from 39% last year.
Each Nov. 11, Americans recognize Veterans Day by honoring and thanking the veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. We at DePaul Industries would like to sincerely thank the men and women who have served, and encourage employers to focus on increasing recruitment and hiring of veterans throughout the year.
The first signs of fall are upon us: kids are back in school, leaves are starting to change and temperatures are cooling. The holidays may feel far away but will be here before we know it. For consumer goods companies, that means now is the time to ramp up production to ensure inventory volume for the holiday season.
The American trucking industry is facing a serious shortage of commercial driver’s license (CDL) drivers that doesn’t look to abate anytime soon. Despite the national unemployment rate being over 6%, the industry struggles to find enough qualified drivers, as anyone who has ever recruited or hired drivers will tell you.