Trillium Recognized as 59th Largest Staffing Firm in the United States

René Poch founder and CEO of Trillium Staffing, recently announced that Trillium had  been recognized as the 59th Largest Staffing Firm in the United States by Staffing Industry Analysts.

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“Many years ago when we started the company we felt that there were a couple of things that we needed to do particularly well. The first was to give great customer service, that means finding the absolute best candidate for the jobs that we have available. Today, we use a partnership approach between our candidates and our clients to find the best possible career matches,” states René Poch, CEO.

Trillium Staffing was founded in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1984, by founder and CEO René Poch. Since that time, René Poch has steadily expanded the employment service to include seven companies with over 95 locations across the nation. Today, Trillium is proud to be recognized as a national leader in recruitment and staffing, providing service to thousands of clients and employees in various capacities across the country.

The organization’s commitment to excellence has been the driving force behind its growth and expansion. Trillium is proud to employ a full time risk management team to help clients identify areas of liability and provide an unsurpassed safety program for their employees.

With a recruitment team of approximately 400 individuals nationwide, Trillium excels at attracting, identifying, and recruiting some of the best candidates in each line of work. Trillium uses the latest technology and sourcing tools available to locate and identify talent for some of the industry’s hardest to fill positions. Trillium employees have access to careers with some of the nation’s leading employers along with competitive pay and benefit options.

“We have the same commitments to each and every one of our employees as we do our clients. We have high expectations and our requirements are stringent. Once you become an employee of Trillium, we’ll do everything in our power to help you succeed and meet your career goals. When our employees are successful, we’ve done our job,” stated René Poch, CEO.

Are you a stand out professional, technical professional, driver, or skilled worker seeking contingent, temporary, or long term career opportunities?  Visit our job board  for more information!  Want to learn more about how you can gain access to Trillium’s national network of professionals and skilled workers? Contact us today!

Trillium, a national leader in staffing and recruitment is a valued staffing partner to over 30,000 companies nationwide. The Trillium brand of companies includes Trillium Staffing, Trillium Technical, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Professional and Trillium Environmental. Trillium is privately owned by Oskar René Poch.

 

Demand for Experienced Skilled Trades Talent Grows

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the construction industry will face a shortage of 1.6 million workers by 2022. So how did an industry that let go more than 2 million workers during the recession, well more than any other industry, end up in the talent struggle?

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Currently, there is only one tradesman entering the workforce for every 5 that retire. With 73% of construction firms planning to expand their headcount throughout 2017, this leaves the industry in a continued shortage for qualified talent. The Associated General Contractors of America reported that construction firms added employees over the past year at nearly double the rate of the overall economy. In June alone, the industry added 16,000 jobs across the country.

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Trillium Announces the Acquisition of Impact Solutions, LLC

René Poch founder and CEO of the Trillium brand of companies, announced the acquisition of San Diego, CA based Impact Solutions, LLC effective Monday January 30, 2017.

Impact Solutions, LLC was founded in 2004 by Toby Copeland and Michael Lapidow who developed a dynamic team and process, allowing the organization to become a leading provider of strategic Construction and Low Voltage Cabling staffing services.

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The Strangest Non-Work Activities Employees Have Been Caught Performing On The Job

Do you really know what is going on in your workplace? In a 2015 survey by CareerBuilder, employers revealed the strangest non-work related activities that they’ve caught their staff engaging in on the job. You don’t want to miss these!

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Employers and Staffing Firms Share in Responsibilities to Protect Workers

While agreements between employers and their partnering staff firms often vary, most often the responsibility for Worker’s Compensation claims falls on the staffing firm for contract or temporary placements. However, if you partner with staffing firms to provide you with contract or temporary workers you share in the responsibility for their safety. Not sure what your responsibilities may be? Here’s what OSHA has to say!

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75% of Your Staff is Prepared to Leave!

Could you imagine if 75% of your staff left for another opportunity? It could happen. According to LinkedIn’s Talent Trends 2014, 75% of professionals are open to changing jobs! With the average time to fill a position nearly an entire month, passive recruiting could be a detriment to your bottom line, and your business.

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World Safety Day 2015

We’re excited to recognize World Safety Day 2015! While safety remains at the forefront of our minds each and every day, today is the perfect time to remind our clients and employees of exactly why our dedication and focus to safety is unwavering.

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Average Time To Fill Hits Peak Since 2001!

So it’s not your imagination, the time to fill your job vacancies has grown substantially. The Dice-DFH Vacancy Duration Measure, recently reported the average time to fill a vacancy had jumped to almost 27 working days in February 2015.

 

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Are Counter Offers Counter Productive?

Whether you were caught off guard completely or just finally facing the inevitable, if a strong producing member of your team just gave notice your mind is likely reeling. Before emotions play a role in your response, it’s important to consider the long term effects of producing a counter offer.


 

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More often than not, the employee is not leaving their position strictly based on pay.

Considering that salary doesn’t even make most lists for the top 10 reasons employees quit, it shouldn’t be the first band aid you seek. In fact, in many cases the repercussions of presenting a counter offer can cause further detriment to your team. Here are just a few reasons why:

  • It can demonstrate to employees that they have to threaten to leave in order to be compensated better.
  • Instead of working towards addressing the real issue of why the employee is choosing to leave the organization, you are asking them to instead take a pay increase in lieu of a resolution.
  • The employee may experience rapport loss with co-workers if they become aware of the situation.

Results show that a staggering 90% of employees who accept a counter offer, leave the organization within one year.

Undoubtedly, there is a better solution. Consider a thorough exit interview process. The exit interview process should be far more than having the employee complete a survey. The results should be tracked by department, by category, and a team of leaders should look for common trends and solutions. Using this information wisely can significantly reduce your turnover as an organization.

Want to learn more about how you can gain access to Trillium’s national network of top level talent? Contact us today! If you are a stand out in your profession and seeking contingent or long term career opportunities, visit our job seekers section for more information!

Trillium, a national leader in staffing and recruitment is a valued staffing partner to over 5,000 companies nationwide. Trillium is privately owned by Oskar René Poch.

Talent Shortage Escalates in 2015

You don’t have to be an HR Executive to know that the United States is experiencing a talent shortage. According to the Glassdoor Recruiting Outlook Survey, a staggering 48% of hiring decision makers don’t see enough qualified candidates for their open positions. In addition, 26% reported they see the situation getting harder in the next 12 months.


 

Say cheese for success

 

A recent CareerBuilder survey predicts a 13% growth in temporary employment by 2019. Temporary employment supports a large number of positions that are currently experiencing a talent shortage including:

Skilled Trades

Construction

Professional

Administrative

Technical

Engineering

Skilled Manufacturing

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Temporary employment agencies provide temporary, contract, and direct hire recruitment solutions to companies in a multitude of industries. In a 2014 survey by American Staffing Association, nearly 90% of temporary and contract employees said that staffing work made them more employable.

Want to learn more about how you can gain access to Trillium’s national network of top level talent? Contact us today! If you are a stand out in your profession and seeking contingent or long term career opportunities, visit our job seekers section for more information!

Trillium, a national leader in staffing and recruitment is a valued staffing partner to over 5,000 companies nationwide. Trillium is privately owned by Oskar René Poch.