The Yakima Herald-Republic, a daily newspaper in Washington state, recently featured an article highlighting the benefits of temporary workers as a way to hire employees with minimal risk.
The article features several temporary workers who are happy with their employment in the industry and also reinforces the trend that hiring at staffing firms is considered a leading indicator of the economy.
“When that industry starts to pick up, it indicates employers are starting to hire again,” Don Meseck, a regional labor economist, says in the article. “The trend for the last few years has been for employers – especially in an economy that’s recovering – to take tentative steps. Rather than hire people and put them on the payroll, they will wait and see.”
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