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Temporary Workers Seek Improved Communications from Their Staffing Providers

  • May 14, 2012

A key driver of temporary worker engagement is communication, according to a recent internal survey conducted by Roth Staffing Companies, L.P. Our research reveals that our temporary workers (whom we term Ambassadors) are most engaged when they receive follow-up, praise and recognition for a job well done, and feedback on performance. The process improvement survey […]

Staffing Employment Increases in April

  • May 5, 2012

Staffing industry employment added 21,100 jobs this month, according to seasonally adjusted employment data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This is a .09% from March 2012 and an 8.7% increase from the same month in 2011. BLS also reported that search and placement employment in March 2012 was up 1.7% from […]

More companies plan to hire executives

  • May 3, 2012

A recent survey by CareerBuilder and HeadHunter.com indicates that 31% percent of employers plan to hire executive-level positions over the next six months, up from 23% in last fall’s forecast. The survey indicates that nearly a quarter of executive hires will be in the area of business development (24%), followed by information technology (23%), sales […]

More Employers Plan to Hire Recent College Graduates in 2012

  • April 25, 2012

More than half of employers (54%) say they plan to hire recent college graduates this year, according to a new study from CareerBuilder and CareerRookie.com. This is an increase from the past three years. When asked about salary, most employers reported that they plan to pay between $30,000 and $40,000, and a significant portion (28%) […]

Washington Business Journal's Best Places to Work in DC

Ultimate Staffing named Best Places to Work in 2012 by the Washington Business Journal

  • April 20, 2012

The Washington Business Journal has named Ultimate Staffing Services, the largest business line of Roth Staffing Companies, L.P., as the Best Places to Work in 2012. This distinction is designed to honor leading employers within the Greater Washington, D.C. area. In its 6th year, the Best Places to Work award is sponsored by the Washington […]

California Supreme Court Rules on Employer Meal and Rest Break Obligations

  • April 13, 2012

The California Supreme Court has issued a decision that clarifies employer obligations for meal and rest breaks, and the timing of those breaks. In Brinker Restaurant Corporation v. Superior Court of San Diego, the court concluded that once an employer relieves their hourly employee for a meal break, employees are at liberty to use their time […]

American Heart Association's Start Walking Campaign

Roth Staffing Participates in the American Heart Association’s Start Walking Campaign

  • April 5, 2012

Employees of Roth Staffing Companies, L.P. are lacing up their walking shoes in response to the American Heart Association’s Start Walking campaign. Start Walking encourages Americans to get up, get out and start walking. As part of our coworker Health and Wellness program, Roth Staffing has challenged its employees to virtually, and collectively, walk together […]

Staffing Industry Analyst's Best Staffing Firm to Temp For

Roth Staffing Companies named “Best Staffing Firm to Temp/Contract for” by Staffing Industry Analysts

  • April 2, 2012

Staffing Industry Analysts names Roth Staffing Companies, L.P. a “2012 Best Staffing Firm to Temp/Contract For“. Roth Staffing was the only commercial staffing company recognized with this distinction; three other specialized staffing firms were named to the list. This is the inaugural year for this award sponsored by Staffing Industry Analysts and its publication SI Review. […]