Unemployment Benefits: Who is Eligible & How to Minimize Claims

A struggling economy often swells both the ranks of people working temporary jobs and the number of businesses using them.   But the influx of new workers and employers into the temporary staffing market inevitably leads to some questions:   Once an assignment is over, is the former employee eligible for unemployment benefits?   Is […]

Employers Can’t Find Qualified Workers

With so many unemployed people out there, employers should be able to easily meet their hiring needs, right? Not so, according to an article from First Coast News, a Gannett-owned broadcast station in Jacksonville, Florida. The article cites a Manpower Group survey in which more than half of U.S. employers surveyed by the staffing firm last year said they […]