Join Employers Making Hiring People With Disabilities a Priority

Jan 29, 2015 | Employment of People with Disabilities

As the job market continues to improve and unemployment falls, employers in a variety of sectors are having trouble finding qualified employees. They may not realize that they’re overlooking a major pool of qualified candidates, who have low rates of absenteeism and high retention rates: people…

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Visit DePaul Industries at the NWFPA Expo Jan. 12-14 in Portland

Jan 2, 2015 | Events

January is upon us, meaning it’s time for the largest regional food processing tradeshow in North America, Jan. 12-14, 2015, celebrating its 101st anniversary! The Northwest Food Processors Expo and Conference at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon, is a great event for anyone who…

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DePaul Industries’ Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014

Dec 31, 2014 | News

2014 was a big year for DePaul Industries – we established two benefit companies that are both Certified B Corps and saw exciting growth in our staffing, security and packaging divisions. Our most-read blog posts of the year highlight some of our big news, as well as many trends we’ve seen in these…

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4 Employment Trends to Watch in 2015

Dec 30, 2014 | Staffing

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. 1. BIG CHANGES IN WAGES AND BENEFITS. On January 1, 2015, many states (…

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DePaul Industries is the #5 Top Staffing Firm in the Portland Metro Area

Dec 9, 2014 | News, Staffing

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! We’ve been in Portland since 1971, and we employ more than 50 full-time internal employees in the city, as well as more…

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Top 4 Ways to Make the Most of Staffing This Holiday Season

Nov 19, 2014 | Staffing

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. But retailers aren’t the only ones hiring. More than a quarter of…

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This Veterans Day, Make a Commitment to Hiring Veterans

Nov 11, 2014 | Staffing

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…

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Fall Security Checklist: Prepare Your Workplace for Shorter Days

Nov 7, 2014 | Security

Americans mark the end of daylight saving time by turning clocks back by an hour in early November. Though an extra hour of sleep and lighter mornings are welcome, the downside is darker evenings, meaning employees working the day shift will likely leave work after dark. Whether you work at an…

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New Juniper Naturals Product Spotlight: Cereal Bars

Oct 16, 2014 | Packaging

We’re excited to announce a new addition to our Juniper Naturals line: cereal bars! These tasty, nutritionally sound bars are available in strawberry, blueberry and chocolate chip flavors. Bars are all the rage these days, and ingredients are no longer limited to basic grains, nuts and fruits—…

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Oct 6, 2014 | News, Employment of People with Disabilities

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), which aims to raise awareness about disability employment issues and celebrate the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. “Expect. Employ. Empower” is the theme for 2014, and the Office of Disability Employment Policy…

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