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  I’m excited to announce that Industrial Resource Group has been ranked the 74th best staffing company in the US by Forbes magazine for 2019. That is an increase of over 100 spots from 2018.  Do not hesitate to contact us today at 866-936-2341 to experience why we are ranked in the top 100 of… Read more »

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I posted a job on a popular job aggregation website to test it out. I received 28 profiles within the first 6 hours, and it was pretty clear that nearly all of them skimmed the job title and fired off their resume without reading what my client was seeking. The first response came one minute… Read more »

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This slideshow outlines 11 reasons as to why employees quit; all of which most of us already know but it’s good to have a reminder now and again.

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Good article outlining the growth of the labor force since the beginning of the year.  Reads as though we are in a perfect storm between job growth and wage increase; hope this trend continues throughout the year. One part of the article that stood out: “Over the last four months, the size of the United… Read more »

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After weeks of articles reading of negative manufacturing news coupled with presidential candidates bemoaning the loss of jobs and manufacturing to overseas comp\anies, it is refreshing to find a positive article.  As stated in the article “U.S. factory jobs are on the rise. Sure, they’re down from where they were prior to the recession, but… Read more »

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Great article outlining the potential issue with “full-employment”.  I particularly like: “About 65% of job postings for secretaries who work for executives. But those require a college degree. Among current executive secretaries, only 19% have college degrees, according to Joseph Fuller, a Harvard Business School professor. That gap between reality and expectations has widened.” It… Read more »

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As identified by CareerBuilder’s Annual Forecast, 2016 appears to be a repeat of 2015 with 36% of polled businesses planning to hire in 2016 (which was the same percentage as in 2015).  The question remains, if the unemployment rate is already at a historically low figure, where will the additional employees come from?

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The ISM released its January report yesterday; although the PMI still has the manufacturing section in a contraction phase, the number did increase .2 points with many respondents reporting healthy to strong business activity. Based on our internal data, January was the strongest start to a year since IRG was founded in 2009. Read the… Read more »

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Based on this article, robots are going to have a major impact on manufacturing and employment sooner rather than later.

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According to the semi-annual report released by the ISM, there is good news on the horizon as the economy is expected to grow in 2016 in both manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors.  You can find the complete report here. Happy holidays!! 🙂