Sales/Mktg & Market Opportunities

Job market trends: the best and worst performing industries

September 30, 2009

Home health care ranks number one
Best performing: healthcare and government services
Worst performing: real estate- and manufacturing-related

Hot IT skills in demand

September 30, 2009

Rising stars: Ruby/Ruby on Rails, Cold Fusion, Python, OOP
Falling stars: Korn Shell, Visual C++
More companies looking for contract workers

Best and worst metro job markets

August 28, 2009

Many smaller and mid-sized markets outperforming
Best: Harrisonburg VA, McAllen TX, Jackson MS
Worst: Detroit, Phoenix, Las Vegas

Selling to government: GSA Training

August 5, 2009

Training on how to obtain a GSA Schedules contract
Free webinars, in-person workshops across the U.S.
Learning the federal government's offer, evaluation and award processes

Trends in key staffing markets - July update

July 2, 2009

Finance/insurance and transportation sectors looking up
Healthcare sector generating jobs, but not temp jobs
Manufacturing, tech/telecom & business services still struggling

Hottest (and coldest) metro markets update

June 30, 2009

Seventy-nine metropolitan areas, ranked by trends in staffing employment
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux LA tops the list
Stormy weather: Metros near Phoenix, Charlotte, Boston

Where employment is still booming: June update

June 29, 2009

Ten industries that are bucking the trend
Employment trends in 114 industries examined and analyzed
Worst performing industry-temporary help

Selling to government: The HUBZone advantage

May 13, 2009

Opportunities for private/public partnership
How HUBZone status can help you
Easy-to-use website tells if you qualify

Selling to government: a steady partner in an uncertain world

May 5, 2009

Strategic perspectives and practical advice on becoming a gov't contractor
How Mentor-Protege Agreements can generate wins for staffing firms, large and small
Different sales cycle entirely, but misery acquaints a firm with strange bedfellows

Marketing Plan Basics, SI Review April 2009

March 31, 2009

Become a Marketing-Focused Company: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to a Staffing Marketing Plan