The NYSA News
Mar. 12, 2013

The fastest-growing temp jobs
According to CareerBuilder's annual job forecast, 40 percent of employers plan to hire temporary and contract workers in 2013, up from 36 percent last year. Almost half of these employers (42 percent) plan to transition some temporary workers into full-time, permanent staffers.More

Safeguard your staffing firm: The in and out of wrongful discharge
Prosperity Funding
Part of running a staffing company is the constant turnover of temporary employees. It is by nature a transient business, bringing in workers of varying skill levels, experiences, aptitudes and situations. Sometimes you're forced to let an employee go. If handled improperly, a firing could open a big can of worms in the form of a wrongful discharge suit, and become a bigger problem than an ill-fitting employee. Here are some common issues that crop up when terminating an employee.More

5 common blunders staffing websites make
Staffing Talk
Be clear, be concise, be personable, and tell them what you do best. Recruiters coach their candidates on the importance of a great first impression; now it's time to treat your site as a potential candidates' or clients' first impression of you. The consequences of bad copy are huge: You could be losing potential clients and candidates, especially ones who are unfamiliar with staffing in general.More

What will happen to staffing in 2018?
Staffing Industry Analysts
The staffing industry will grow, but it will become more concentrated by 2018. Online staffing will advance and the percentage of large staffing buyers using independent contractor compliance solutions will jump. In addition, the Affordable Care Act will be more boom than bust for the industry. These are a few of the 18 predictions made by Staffing Industry Analysts President Barry Asin at the recent Staffing Industry Executive Forum in Orlando.More

State breaks record for continuous private sector job growth
New York State Department of Labor
New York State's economy has added 29,600 jobs in January, breaking a record with 17 consecutive months of private sector jobs added, the State Department of Labor reported. January's job count, as compared to the national figure of 166,000 jobs added for the same month, means that nearly one out of every five jobs added in the nation were created in New York.More

Temp work raises long-term questions for economy
CBS MoneyWatch
With job growth still weak in the U.S., another trend poses both an opportunity and a challenge for American workers: The explosion in temporary and part-time employment.More

How to recruit those fussy millennial employees
Never before has the war on talent been so fierce. In an economic climate where quality candidates are not only highly sought after, but also increasingly demanding of their potential employers, managers are looking for competitive advantage. Recruitment as we know it today is a recent concept brought about by a shrinking talent pool stretched across a growing number of skilled professions.More

Buffalo, Upstate NY added fewer jobs in 2012
Buffalo Business First
Job growth was slower in 2012 than the previous year for the Buffalo-Niagara Falls area, according to figures released by the state Department of Labor.More