Advice from the Employment Experts

At Acloché, we have a passion for people. And as the foremost experts on the growth of the individual, we understand how important it is to have a healthy relationship with your work. On our blog, we give advice for all things work related—from your relationship to your employees to resume building!

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WASHINGTON – The unemployment rate fell from 10.0 to 9.7 percent in January, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The economy lost 20,000 jobs in January, according to the report. “While today’s report shows positive signs that the economy is moving in the right direction, the numbers underscore that we still have work…

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Gov. Ted Strickland addressed Ohio’s rising unemployment in his State of the State speech. “I want to say something to every person in Ohio who is unemployed or under-employed: I am fighting for you,” Strickland said. In December, the state’s unemployment rate reached 10.9 percent, according to the Ohio Department of Job…

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The unemployment rate in Ohio continued to climb in December, reaching 10.9 percent, according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. In November, the unemployment rate was 10.6 percent. Ohio’s nonfarm wage and salary employment decreased more than 16,000 over the month, ODJFS said. “Ohio’s labor market weakened in December,” ODJFS…

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WASHINGTON – The latest job numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate temporary employment increased by 2.5 percent, seasonally adjusted, from November to December. Temporary help services was one of the few industries that continued to add jobs during this period, according to the American Staffing Association. “Businesses are reluctant to hire new…

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Acloché Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Shoemaker as CEO of Acloché LLC. Shoemaker has worked in senior leadership roles at Acloché for 10 years in Finance, Accounting and IT, and most recently as SVP, Controller. She will direct the senior management team and establish strategic…

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Are you unemployed and looking for a job in the New Year? According to Monster.com, you can easily transform your resume to propel you to success. “The best way to address an employment gap depends on how long you’ve been out of work,” said Teena Rose, director of resume-writing firm ExpertResumes.com. If you’ve been unemployed…

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The latest job numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that temporary employment increased 2.9 percent, seasonally adjusted, from October to November. The 52,000 temporary jobs added in November was the largest monthly gain since October 2004, according to the American Staffing Association. Despite the rise in staffing jobs, industry employment remains…

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WASHINGTON – The national unemployment rate fell to 10 percent in November, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “The economy lost 11,000 jobs (in November),” said U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis. “I am encouraged by the pattern of moderated job loss; however, I will not be satisfied until there are robust…

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The staffing industry added nearly 130,000 jobs in the third quarter of this year, despite continued losses in overall employment in the U.S., according to the American Staffing Association. This was the first increase the staffing industry has seen in seven quarters, the ASA said. Staffing companies reported employing an average of 2.1 million temporary…

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The unemployment rate in Ohio continued to climb in October, reaching 10.5 percent, according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. “Ohio’s labor market continued to show weakness in October,” ODJFS Director Douglas Lumpkin said. The number of unemployed workers increased from 594,000 in September to 618,000 in October, according…