Entries by Matthew Bennett

May 2019 Jobs Report

In the month of May total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 75,000, well below economists’ expectations of 175,000 for the month. However, The unemployment rate remained at 3.6 percent, a near 50-year low and May 2019 is the 104th-consecutive month of job gains. Additionally, it was the 15th straight month of the unemployment rate at […]

Employee Spotlight: Amanda Walton

Amanda Walton is our new Safety & Risk Manager at JSG. She will be taking over for Patty Rhoads, who will be retiring later this year. We had the opportunity to sit down with Amanda and get to know her a little better and learn about some of her goals for JSG’s Safety & Risk […]

June is National Safety Month

Did you know that June is National Safety Month? National Safety Month is observed annually in June and focuses on reducing work-related injuries and fatalities. According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), more than 6,000 employees in the United States die from workplace injuries each year. Another 6 million workers suffer non-fatal workplace […]

How to Rejuvenate Your Resume

Has it been a few years since you were last on the job market? Even if you have a great job, it can be tempting to see what else is out there in this candidate-driven labor market. If you haven’t had to think about your resume in a while, here are a few tips to […]

Why Summer is A Great Time to Hire

Most of us have been patiently waiting for summer. Longer days, warmer weather, and much-needed vacation time. But before you start to kick back and relax, it’s time to think about your hiring needs. There’s a common myth that summer is the slowest hiring season. Many people believe hiring slows down because there are not […]

Are You Aware of the Cost of Vacancies?

In this crazy labor market, it’s not uncommon for an employer to have multiple vacant positions. But have you ever thought about the direct and indirect costs associated with a vacancy at your organization? It’s costing your company a lot more than you may think! Here are a few costs incurred by vacant positions and […]

JSG Employee Spotlight: Chris Minutola

Chris Minutola is a Recruiter working in the Philadelphia, PA market and has a great background in customer service. He has been with JSG for nearly three years. We had the opportunity to sit down with Chris and learn a little more about him and his career. Tell us a little about your career and […]

Why Military Veterans Maybe Your Best Hire

The month of May is National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM). Throughout the month, there are six national observances designated to honoring the brave military veterans that have, and are currently, serving our great country. Many of us know at least one or two friends or family members that have served our country. But did you […]

LinkedIn Reactions Best Practices

  Many of you have probably seen LinkedIn’s new reactions. Like Facebook, a LinkedIn reaction is a new way to “like” a post, video, or image on LinkedIn. Instead of just liking a post, you can now engage on LinkedIn in five different ways: Like The default and traditional option to like a post. Celebrate […]