3 Ways to Make Your Workplace More Friendly to Employees with Disabilities

May 11, 2016 | Employment of People with Disabilities

It’s well-established that hiring people with disabilities makes good business sense, and when 1 in 5 Americans has a disability, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, a good proportion of your workforce is likely impacted. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects people with disabilities…

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5 Tips for Recruiting When Unemployment is Low

Apr 28, 2016 | Staffing

Just a few years ago, employers had no shortage of qualified job applicants - in fact, many were flooded with resumes from overqualified job seekers. Today, the opposite is true. The national unemployment rate has been hovering around 5% in recent months, its lowest rate since 2008. Many regions…

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Focus on Workplace Safety: Resources

Apr 7, 2016 | Staffing

What does your safety program look like? Could it use some attention? Here at DePaul Industries, we have a full-time Safety Manager who is tasked with making our workplace (and our staffing client sites) as safe as possible. From monthly safety meetings to safety evaluations of all new customer…

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Maximize Your Temporary Employees' Productivity

Apr 5, 2016 | Staffing

So, you've decided to utilize temporary staffing. You're investing in temporary employees, and you want to ensure that you maximize this investment. Read on for some great tips, including providing strong onboarding, choosing an experienced staffing firm and keeping open communication with your…

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Turn to Staffing During Construction Labor Shortage

Mar 14, 2016 | Staffing

As illustrated by the number of construction cranes dotting skylines and houses and apartment buildings taking shape, the construction and real estate markets have made a major comeback. 19,000 construction jobs were added in the United States in February 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor…

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DePaul Packaging Recertified as SQF: Level 2 Facility

Mar 10, 2016 | Packaging, News

We're pleased to announce that last week, our food packaging facility in Portland, Oregon, passed an audit to become recertified by the Safe Quality Foods (SQF) Institute for Level 2: Certified HACCP Based Food Safety Plans. The SQF Institute's mission is to deliver consistent, globally recognized…

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6 Tips for Your Website Redesign

Mar 3, 2016 | News

If you’ve visited DePaul Industries on the web before, you've probably noticed that we have a brand new site! A strong web presence is a priority for businesses of all types today, and most companies will embark on a redesign at some point. Since the process is still fresh in our minds, we thought…

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Staffing - It's Not Just Temporary

Feb 25, 2016 | Staffing

When many people think of the staffing industry, they automatically jump to the term temporary, thinking only of short-term assignments of a few days, a week, or a month. But more and more employers (now 59%, according to the American Staffing Association) are turning to staffing agencies as a way…

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Celebrating the PBJ's Forty Under 40

Feb 19, 2016 | News

Yesterday we joined more than 400 others at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Portland for the Portland Business Journal's Forty Under 40 celebration, honoring 40 young, distinguished Portland-area leaders, including DePaul Industries President & CEO Travis Pearson. This year's celebration featured…

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Welcome to the New DePaul Industries Website

Feb 5, 2016 | News, Staffing, Security, Packaging

Today is a big day for DePaul Industries: the launch of our new website! If you've visited us online recently, you know that our previous site was a bit dated, and it could be difficult to find information. DePaul has grown and changed significantly since our previous site was built, and our new…

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