Trillium Staffing https://pubblog.in.trilliumstaffing.com Your Partner at Work Wed, 12 Dec 2018 15:18:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.16 How Small Towns are Becoming Growth Mecas! /blog/how-small-towns-are-becoming-growth-mecas/ /blog/how-small-towns-are-becoming-growth-mecas/#respond Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:23:12 +0000 /blog/?p=5760 Continue reading ]]> According to a new study by Oxford Economics, even with a large portion of the United States’ economy heavily clustered within the 10 largest cities, nearly two thirds of total output comes from medium to small sized cities and metro areas.

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It appears the main catalyst for this is that retirees and young families are fleeing the larger cities in an attempt to escape the higher cost of living. This is resulting in the promotion and support of population-driven industries such as construction, healthcare and real estate. In addition, a lot of the cities that are seeing growth have been able to lock in on a specific industry such as renewable energy or recreation vehicle manufacturing to help grow the local economy. Currently, small town rock stars are scattered across the country in TX, UT, ID, and IN to name a few.

Now, although growth among smaller cities seems to be on the rise, a number of Midwestern markets are feeling the sting of automation and de-industrialization. For those markets that are more reliant on a weaker industry base such as agriculture or textiles, it is projected that they may become under performers in the coming years. For more information, please visit oxfordeconomics.com.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Technical, Trillium Environmental, Trillium Hospitality and Trillium Techs. With approximately 98 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 25 Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

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Importance of Work-Life Harmony, Not Necessarily Balance /blog/importance-of-work-life-harmony-not-necessarily-balance/ /blog/importance-of-work-life-harmony-not-necessarily-balance/#respond Tue, 04 Dec 2018 13:57:44 +0000 /blog/?p=5745 Continue reading ]]> The phrase “work-life balance” tends to get thrown around a lot in today’s job market as a crucial and integral part of what job seekers are looking for in a career. However, according to Time.com and Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos puts it, he isn’t a fan of the phrase at all. The word balance inherently gives the idea of there being a trade-off associated with your work life and your home life. According to Bezos, this should never be the case if you are to be successful and happy in all aspects of your life.

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What does this mean exactly? The idea is that instead of your work life and home life competing with one another, they should be reciprocal in nature.

“If I am happy at home, I come into the office with tremendous energy,” said Bezos. “And if I am happy at work, I come home with tremendous energy. You never want to be that guy — and we all have a coworker who’s that person — who, as soon as they come into a meeting, they drain all the energy out of the room … You want to come into the office and give everyone a kick in their step.”

This ideal is something that Bezos strives to instill with all of his new Amazon employees and even Senior Executives to try and ensure that they stop looking at the relationship between work and home as a strict trade-off and more of a harmonious cyclical concept. The main idea is simple; if you’re happier at home, this opens up your ability to happier at work and visa versa. Coming into work or going home with a positive outlook can transfer to those around you and ultimately create a much healthier and happier environment at home and at work.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Technical, Trillium Environmental, Trillium Hospitality and Trillium Techs. With approximately 98 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 25 Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

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Holiday Office Parties and Get-Togethers, Yay or Nay? /blog/holiday-office-parties-and-get-togethers-yay-or-nay/ /blog/holiday-office-parties-and-get-togethers-yay-or-nay/#respond Tue, 27 Nov 2018 19:31:42 +0000 /blog/?p=5712 Continue reading ]]> With the holidays in full swing, the question remains; to throw or not to throw an office party? Luckily, there are fun and cost effective options out there that may still help in boosting moral and building camaraderie amongst co-workers if and when an offsite party is not feasible.

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In today’s job market, employee appreciation and recognition is becoming a huge part of a company’s employment strategy. The main reason being that with a shortage of qualified and available workers, companies want and need to retain employees for as long as possible. What better way to improve moral and overall company culture than including your entire office in some sort of holiday celebration. Don’t worry, this doesn’t mean that you have to throw an elaborate and pricey holiday shin dig. There are small ways that can help everyone in your office enjoy this time of year and hopefully boost moral in the process.

  • Bring food into the mix! Who doesn’t love food? Plan an office luncheon, potluck or even a cookie tasting. This is an inexpensive way to bring the whole office together to just eat and be merry.
  • Ugly Sweater parties are fun for everyone. Whether you just open up a day to allow your staff to wear their best ugly holiday sweater or you turn it into a contest, this is a great way for co-workers to get to know each other better and have some great laughs in the meantime.
  • A little friendly competition never hurt anyone. Plan an afternoon where you and your co-workers can get together and play some friendly, work appropriate games. Include some food and refreshments and you’ve got yourself a little party that everyone can enjoy. Cubicle decorating contests are also an excellent way for employees to get to know one another and keep the flame of competition alive and well.
  • Charitable donations are a win-win. If your company is one that prides itself in giving back to the community, in lieu of an office party, your staff could get together and make a charitable donation to an organization of choice. This could be a monetary donation, possibly donating volunteer hours or donating food or other items.
  • Secret Santa or White Elephant Gift Exchanges = FUN! The act of gift giving but with a little twist is enough to brighten anyone’s holiday. Whether your office chooses to go a more practical route or simply have some fun with random “good for a laugh” gifts, everyone goes home a winner.

Not all working environments are created equal where some of these may be appropriate, they may not make sense for all industries and settings. Keep in mind what your current company culture is like and be sure to cater to all of the varying beliefs and customs in your office/work setting. In sticking with the holiday spirit, we want to make sure everyone can and will feel included and above all else, have fun in the process!

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Technical, Trillium Environmental, Trillium Hospitality and Trillium Techs. With approximately 98 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 25 Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

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Results are in for the 5th Annual “Trillium Takes on the Town” event! /blog/results-are-in-for-the-5th-annual-trillium-takes-on-the-town-event/ /blog/results-are-in-for-the-5th-annual-trillium-takes-on-the-town-event/#respond Mon, 26 Nov 2018 13:27:11 +0000 /blog/?p=5683 Continue reading ]]> The annual “Trillium Takes on the Town” event results are in! Each Fall, we challenge our staff across the nation to select a cause or organization in their community to support. As this annual event continues to grow and build steam, we can’t help but be inspired by the passion that our local offices have for their communities across the country. Their drive and determination to give back is truly awe inspiring. Please click on the image below to view the highlights of their accomplishments.

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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 22,000 companies nationwide. Trillium is privately owned by Oskar René Poch.

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Offer is Made! Your job is done, right? Wrong! /blog/offer-is-made-your-job-is-done-right-wrong/ /blog/offer-is-made-your-job-is-done-right-wrong/#respond Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:01:07 +0000 /blog/?p=5639 Continue reading ]]> A new study conducted by CareerBuilder.com shows that over 50% of applicants continue searching for a new position even after the offer is made! In working with SilkRoad Technology and the Harris Poll, Careerbuilder surveyed 1,138 hiring Managers and 1,100 employees this past summer. The findings were quite enlightening.

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Application Time: How important Is It?

  • The longer it takes for an applicant to fill out an application, the less likely they are to finish, not rocket science. In fact 19% of those surveyed stated that if the application is estimated to take longer than 10 minutes, they will not complete it.
  • It was also determined that whereas access to a mobile application would be easy and convenient, it is not necessarily a deal breaker if this isn’t an option for an applicant. Only 10% said they wouldn’t apply at all if a mobile app wasn’t available.

After the Application Is Submitted:

  • The #1 complaint from applicants is being left in the dark after an application is submitted. 48% of those surveyed sited this as their number one frustration. This was followed by length of application process and the application not parsing properly into the user’s profile.
  • 76% of employees stated that email is the preferred method for employers to follow up post-application. Even with the advent of new technology such as texting (only 18% preferred), email has consistently been the easiest and most preferred method.
  • Across the board (all genders and ages 79+%), whether it is through email, phone or text, employees want more communication at the beginning and through the entirety of the application process. Prospective employees not only expect to hear something within 1-2 weeks of submitting the application, but also expect a clear timeline from the company with which they applied.

After the Job Offer is Made:

  • On average, after an employee has received a job offer (and accepted the offer), over 50% will continue to look for other jobs while they are going through the pre-screening and background check process.
  • More importantly, 41% of employees stated that they are only willing to wait up to 10 days after an offer is made for these pre-screening processes to conclude. This number drops drastically to only 22% after the 10 day threshold.
  • According to the employers surveyed, a staggering 86% of them have had a candidate walk away after the offer had been made and accepted.

What Can Be Done? 

  • This is simple. Create an engaging and interactive on-boarding process. In fact, 72% of employees stated that if they have a positive on-boarding experience within the first 60 days, they will not only stay with the company but will actively refer friends or colleagues.
  • On-boarding doesn’t end once the employee is hired. Continual involvement and engagement during the first few months of an employee’s start is critical. Almost 1 in 5 employees stated they want some sort of feedback monthly or even more often during their first few months of employment. In addition, over half stated that the HR department should also touch base during their first year of employment.

Bottom line is that whether you are making the hiring decision or are the one accepting an offer, increased transparency with the on-boarding and overall hiring process is imperative for both Employers and Employees to have a harmonious experience. The end result would be higher retention rates, lower turnover rates and in the end, lower recruiting costs.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Technical, Trillium Environmental, Trillium Hospitality and Trillium Techs. With approximately 98 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 25 Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

 

 

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The Gig Economy May Not Be Living Up to the Hype! /blog/the-gig-economy-may-not-be-living-up-to-the-hype/ /blog/the-gig-economy-may-not-be-living-up-to-the-hype/#respond Tue, 30 Oct 2018 12:21:19 +0000 /blog/?p=5609 Continue reading ]]> According to a new report released by the Labor Department, the gig economy is actually slightly smaller than it used it be. What does this mean? Simply put, there are less workers today considering themselves in contingent or temporary positions overall. Even with all of the hype surrounding non-traditional work including freelancing, the results indicate that within the last 20 years, the US economy has remained largely unchanged in this regard. Ultimately, the report is finding that workers, although they may accept contingent or temporary work for the time being, would still prefer something long term.

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It’s no secret that those in the workforce would prefer something with stability. It is, after all, simply human nature. However, there were also findings that indicate where the gig economy is still thriving. It appears that over half of the contingent workforce is likely to be under 25 years of age. This group of workers is also far more likely to be enrolled in school during this time. What does this tell you? It’s simple, the majority of the individuals currently partaking in the contingent workforce are doing so out of necessity, not necessarily desire. These contingent or temporary workers are using the gig economy as an ends to a means, but are still striving for that long-term, stable career.

Having stability in one’s career is not the only factor that today’s workforce is taking into consideration. Having access to employer-provided healthcare and retirement programs are proving to be extremely important to today’s job seekers. In fact, the study shows that only 35% of on call workers and 13% of temporary workers have access to any form of retirement plan. For those just entering the workforce, this may not be a big deal not but 10 years down the road, they may singing a different tune.

Long story short, with all of the hype surrounding the gig economy and freelancing, the bottom line remains the same; workers today are just as eager to find a long-term opportunity that can provide reassurance and stability as they were 20 years ago.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Technical, Trillium Environmental, Trillium Hospitality and Trillium Techs. With approximately 98 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 25 Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

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Trillium Announces the Acquisition of ESW Staffing in Phoenix, AZ! /blog/trillium-announces-the-acquisition-of-esw-staffing-in-phoenix-az/ /blog/trillium-announces-the-acquisition-of-esw-staffing-in-phoenix-az/#respond Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:34:13 +0000 /blog/?p=5595 Continue reading ]]> René Poch founder and CEO of the Trillium brand of staffing companies, announced the acquisition of Phoenix, AZ based Executemps Southwest Staffing dba ESW Staffing effective September 25, 2018.

ESW Staffing was founded in 1983 and has developed a diverse business portfolio, allowing the organization to become a regional leading provider of hospitality staffing and event staffing services to the Phoenix and Tucson markets. As the area’s longest standing hospitality staffing firm, the former ESW Staffing specializes in staffing large complex events requiring hundreds of credentialed and skilled staff as well as staffing smaller events requiring short term help for private banquets.

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“I am delighted to welcome the staff and clients of ESW Staffing to the Trillium brand of companies. The compilation of diverse client companies, talented field staff, and dynamic internal staff made ESW Staffing a great addition to the Trillium brand. We look forward to expanding our business in hospitality and event staffing.”

– René Poch, CEO

The addition marks the largest expansion into the hospitality staffing and event staffing sector for the Trillium Hospitality brand specializing in the hiring of servers, bartenders, chefs, cooks, supervisors, leads and other positions. Clients in the southwest region will now receive the additional benefit of Trillium’s leading recruitment processes as well as the existing talent pool of nearly 2 million candidates. This marks Trillium’s second acquisition this year in the hospitality and event staffing sector, following the February acquisition of Tampa, FL based Roy’s Staffing, Inc.

The former ESW Staffing will be led by Regional Vice President Nadine Garvin, with existing General Manager Michelle Hansen overseeing daily operations.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Technical, Trillium Environmental, Trillium Hospitality and Trillium Techs. With approximately 98 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 25 Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

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Check Out This Year’s Top Cities for Young Professionals! /blog/check-out-this-years-top-cities-for-young-professionals/ /blog/check-out-this-years-top-cities-for-young-professionals/#respond Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:17:15 +0000 /blog/?p=5580 Continue reading ]]> Looking for a change of pace and new city to continue down your career path? You’re in luck! Whether you seek life on the west coast, east coast or even somewhere a little more remote, there are cities across all regions that are perfect for young professionals to make their mark!

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According to smartasset.com, these are the top 10 cities in 2018 and why they may make a great place for young professionals.

  1. Sioux Falls, SD:
    1. Second year in a row at #1
    2. Boasts a 1.49% unemployment rate (even by today’s standards is unheard of)
    3. Estimates that 90% of young adults are participating in the job market
    4. It is estimated that potential workers would only have to contribute 23% of their total monthly income towards rent in this city
  2. Raleigh, NC:
    1. 89.8% of young adults are either working or looking for work
    2. The median worker earns an average of $49,000 (top 30 rate) with an expectation of this continuing to rise
    3. Average rental will only account for 25% of total earnings each month
  3. San Francisco, CA:
    1. 3rd highest proportion of young adults and 4th highest median earnings
    2. Cost of living is higher here, with the average rent sitting at $1,800 per month, equaling 27% of monthly earnings
  4. Pittsburgh, PA:
    1. Almost 21% of total residents in this city are between the ages of 25 and 34
    2. Cost of living is low with an average monthly rental of $874, equating to 23% of earnings
  5. Seattle, WA:
    1. Estimated that 23% of residents are between the ages of 25-34.
    2. 91% of young adults are participating in the work force
    3. Higher earnings but also higher rent – Average rental is $1,450 per month and average salary is $66,000 per year
  6. Austin, TX:
    1. Lands in the top 15 for 4 different metrics (% of young adults who are residents, unemployment rate for young adults, % of young adults participating in the labor force and an increase in median full-time earnings
    2. Downside, rent is expensive, averaging $1,200 per month or about 30% of monthly income
  7. Minneapolis, MN:
    1. Ranks 4th highest in labor force participation and the median full-time worker makes more than 70% of other cities
    2. High density of entertainment choices (city ranks 32nd)
    3. Higher than average unemployment rate, 5.7% for young adults
  8. Omaha, NE:
    1. Saving money is the name of the game in Omaha. Average rent is 23% of worker’s income
    2. Seeing a continual increase in overall wages, 15% increase between 2012-2016 (ranking in the top 10 in this regard)
  9. Arlington, VA:
    1. The highest proportion of young adults within this study and the 3rd highest labor force participation rate
    2. Highest median earnings for full-time workers, going up 20% between 2012-2016
    3. Downside is the lack of diversity with available jobs and the cost of living. Average rental cost $1,900 per month.
  10. Anchorage, AK:
    1. A very diverse job market, ranking 28th in the metric overall
    2. Unemployment rate of 3.8% and median earnings of over $55,000 per year
    3. Downside, rent is a concern costing workers 28% of total monthly earnings

If you take anything away from this information, just remember that opportunity is out there in a wide array of locations across the country. If you are seeking something new or different in your career or maybe just in your surroundings, now may be the time to go for it! For more information and a breakdown of the top 25 cities in the US for young professionals, please visit smartasset.com.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Technical, Trillium Environmental, and Trillium Techs. With approximately 90 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 25 Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a 2015 winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

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Effective On-boarding Practices Are A Must In Today’s Job Market! /blog/effective-on-boarding-practices-are-a-must-in-todays-job-market/ /blog/effective-on-boarding-practices-are-a-must-in-todays-job-market/#respond Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:58:10 +0000 /blog/?p=5562 Continue reading ]]> A new study conducted by Kronos and the Human Capital Institute found that over three quarters of organizations are not effectively on-boarding new hires. In today’s extremely tight job market, locating and hiring top talent is hard enough, to only lose these individuals in the on-boarding process. But the question is, how ineffective are these processes and how is that affecting your ability to hire and retain employees?

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According to Staffinghubs.com, the following statistics were found after surveying 350 Human Resources leaders across the country.

  • Only 40% of respondents said that their on-boarding program was successful at retaining new hires
  • Nearly a quarter indicated they have no on-boarding program at all.
  • More than half of those survey said that managers don’t have time to dedicate to improving the on-boarding process.
  • 60% say that the purpose of on-boarding is to integrate new employees into the company culture, but only 30% indicate that their on-boarding process focuses on culture.

What does this tell us? Basically, that the low unemployment rate and qualified worker shortage isn’t the only reason that companies are struggling to locate and retain top talent. It is extremely important to remember that the on-boarding process is one of the 1st introductions to your company for a new hire. If the process is too lengthy, feels disconnected from the company culture or paints your company with an unflattering light, this could be enough to deter a would-be candidate from continuing on in the process.

It is true that on-boarding can feel like a daunting process for companies large and small. However, if this is the case for your company, there are staffing companies out there that specialize in the paperwork and administration side of on-boarding, allowing your company to focus on the long term success of each new hire. As we have entered fourth quarter in 2018, the ball is certainly still in the employee’s court, forcing companies to adapt new policies and upgrade existing processes in order to attract what talent is out there and seeking work. The result of studies such as this one is proof that with a few tweaks to internal processes, companies can once again regain the competitive advantage. For more information, please visit www.kronos.com for the full report.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Technical, Trillium Environmental, and Trillium Techs. With approximately 90 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 25 Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a 2015 winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

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College Grads, Still Seeking Your First Post School Job? /blog/college-grads-still-seeking-your-first-post-school-job/ /blog/college-grads-still-seeking-your-first-post-school-job/#respond Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:15:31 +0000 /blog/?p=5541 Continue reading ]]> Whether you graduated from a college or university this past Spring or Summer, if you’re still struggling to find your first post college job, it may be time to switch up your strategy a bit.

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For many college graduates, the prospect of finding your first post college opportunity can feel overwhelming and a scary prospect. However, there are few key factors to keep in mind while you are searching for employment in this tight job market.

  1. Do some research and contact your local temporary agency. Working with a temporary agency will allow you to not only gain experience in your preferred industry but these types of agency can typically get you working in a shorter amount of time. In a job market as tight as this one, you are not the only group struggling. Employers and companies nationwide are having a hard time finding qualified candidates to fill their open positions, leading them to turn to temporary agencies.
  2. As ideal as it would be for your first job out of college to be your long-term position, it will most likely be the first of multiple stepping stones. As it is becoming more common practice for companies to take employees away from each other, job length expectancy is certainly shorter than it used to be. However, employers are aware of this being an issue and are working towards a solution. Currently, there is a huge culture shift within organizations to put more emphasis on employee retention and recognition in order to secure top talent for a longer period of time.
  3. Continue to develop your education and knowledge in your respective industry. While receiving a college degree is a fantastic accomplishment, it is only the first step in developing who you are going to be as a working professional. On the job experience is just as important to ensuring that you are forever adapting to changes in industry, technology and social economics. Regardless of your area of expertise and the level at which you are in your career, it is imperative to continue to stay on top of the best practices and changes in your respective industry as a whole. This may arise from on the job learning, online courses, company provided training, etc.

The main takeaway here is patience. We all want to graduate from college, land our dream job and be done with it. The reality is that through hard-work, determination and an eagerness to grow in your field, your dream career could be just around the corner, you just have to be patient and treat each job and opportunity as a stepping stone down your career path.

The Trillium brand of companies is privately owned by René Poch and provides more than 30 years of industry leading recruitment and staffing services through its divisions including: Trillium Staffing, Trillium Construction Services, Trillium Driver Solutions, Trillium Marine, Trillium Technical, Trillium Environmental, and Trillium Techs. With approximately 90 offices nationwide and nearly 400 internal recruitment professionals, the Trillium brand is proud to be recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Top 25 Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Largest Staffing Firm in the U.S., a Top 100 Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in the U.S., and a 2015 winner of National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. For more information please visit www.trilliumstaffing.com.

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