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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Alternative Staffing Alliance Conference is Just Around the Corner

Sep 24, 2014 | Events

Next week, we’re looking forward to connecting with alternative staffing organizations from around the country at the Alternative Staffing Alliance Annual Conference in Atlanta. Alternative staffing organizations (ASOs) are social enterprises that combine a temporary staffing business model with…

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Hire Temporary Staff Now to Increase Inventory for the Holidays

Sep 16, 2014 | Staffing

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…

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The American CDL Driver Shortage: What You Need to Know

Aug 26, 2014 | Staffing

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…

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Meyer Memorial Trust Awards DePaul Industries $150,000 for Unified Workforce Program

Aug 21, 2014 | News

Meyer Memorial Trust has awarded DePaul Industries’ Unified Workforce program a two-year, $150,000 grant to help employ more people with significant intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (ID/DD). The vast majority of jobs available to people with ID/DD are in sheltered workshops and pay a…

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Temporary Staffing an Effective Bridge to Permanent Employment

Aug 7, 2014 | Staffing

A new report from the American Staffing Association (ASA) provides further evidence that temporary staffing is an effective bridge to permanent employment. About half of respondents to the 2014 Staffing Employee Survey indicated that gaining permanent employment was their primary reason for…

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Staffing Glossary: 8 Terms You Need to Know

Jul 28, 2014 | Staffing

If you’re new to using staffing services, you’re probably unfamiliar with staffing industry lingo. Read on for explanations of some terms you’ll likely come across in the staffing world, and that you’ll probably see on our blog and website. ALTERNATIVE STAFFING. Alternative staffing organizations…

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