Sales/Mktg & Market Opportunities

Seasonality in employment - who hires when

October 15, 2009

Fifty most seasonal industries profiled in this report
Seasonality of employment amplified in temporary services
Tourism, retail, construction, and education related industries tend to be most seasonal

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