Locating talent is hard, locating top performers is down right difficult. Top performers often have a different mindset which helps them to lead the pack in the workplace and can make attracting and maintaining them all the more difficult.
In the United States nearly 15 million people are employed each year by staffing firms. While previously seen as a source of entry level jobs, the staffing industry has transformed itself into the gateway to confidential job searches, permanent careers and access to the nation’s top hiring managers.
Here’s what staffing employees recently shared with the American Staffing Association:
- 9 out of 10 staffing employees said staffing work made them more employable
- 35% were offered a permanent job by a client where they were placed, 66% of those offered accepted the offers of permanent employment
- The average staffing employee makes $17/hr while some make more than $100/hr
- 1 out of 5 staffing employees say scheduling flexibility is a key reason for choosing temporary or contract work
- 90% of staffing employees report that they are satisfied with their staffing company
Whether you are seeking a permanent career change or a contract position, now is the time to get in touch with an established Recruiter!
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.
As the talent gap continues to grow, employers are looking to the Millennial and Gen Z populations to complete their teams. It’s estimated that by 2020, Millennials alone will make up nearly half of the workforce. In order to attract and maintain Millennials in your workforce, it’s important to understand that their values and interests vary greatly from other generations.
While the economy is remaining strong, many small businesses in the United States are still struggling to grow their business. One of the biggest challenges facing business leaders today, is recruiting qualified candidates.
In a recent survey conducted by Indeed with small businesses, 97% of respondents reported difficulty in hiring the right candidate at least occasionally. While even the nation’s largest employers are fighting to attract top talent, small businesses experience a different set of challenges that can increase the difficulty in recruiting, even for lesser skilled positions. A few of their challenges include:
Trillium Staffing is proud to announce their repeated recognition with West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For, in 2016. The awards competition provides the regional business community with the opportunity to showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. The awards are presented to organizations based on nominations and direct feedback from employees of each organization.
Recently, Trillium was awarded one of the National Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in 2015. To ensure that all 90+ branches nationwide share in the triumph, the award is being sent to a different Trillium branch office every month. In an expression of true teamwork, the present branch holding the award will nominate the next branch in line based on merit and hard work.
When an illness strikes, we all know that there is a fine line between trying to stand tough and trying to protect your co-workers from suffering the same fate. What is important is when to know that one trumps the other. The following are warning signs to keep in mind when trying to determine if you should stay home or go to the office.
As a recognized leader in staffing and recruitment for more than 30 years, we know great talent when we see it. Regardless of your industry and what positions you are looking to fill, locating the best qualified talent can be difficult.
At Trillium, our people make the difference. We’ve had great success in hiring veterans for both internal and external client positions. As highly skilled and trained individuals, veterans are often eager to begin their next career in the civilian market.
“At Trillium you don’t need stripes on your sleeves or medals on your chest to get respect, it comes automatically by checking the Veteran box with a ‘yes’.”
– Tim Griffin, Regional Controller, Marine Veteran
If you hire or recruit for in-demand positions, undoubtedly you’ve lost talent you wanted to your competitors. Even companies with an attractive employment brand, company culture, and highly competitive compensation and benefits packages lose out on desired talent to less attractive opportunities. So, what gives? It just might be your process.