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Staffing Employment Remains Stable in May

  • June 4, 2012

Staffing employment remained relatively unchanged from last month, adding 9,200 jobs, according to seasonally adjusted employment data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is a 0.4% increase from April to May. In a year-to-year comparison, temporary help employment for May 2012 was 8.5% higher than the same month last year. Nationally, nonfarm […]

Los Angeles Downtown News Best of Downtown

Adams & Martin Group Honored with Nomination for Best Staffing Firm

  • May 22, 2012

For the third year in a row, Adams & Martin Group has been named by Los Angeles Downtown News as a nominee for its annual “Best of Downtown” awards. The local news organization asks its readers to weigh in on more than 100 local services and retail business categories each year. Adams & Martin Group […]

Earth Day Hero Finalists Announced

  • May 15, 2012

Roth Staffing Companies is proud to announce finalists in the “Earth Day Hero” contest. One winner will receive a $500 donation to contribute to their favorite cause or charity. These nominees were posted on Facebook by customers, Ambassadors and coworkers of Roth Staffing Companies: 1. The “Green Team” at Kleingers & Associates The “Green Team” […]

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 […]