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 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…

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The readers of Suburban News Publication voted Acloché as one of the top employment services in central Ohio in SNP’s First Annual Reader’s Choice Awards. Voting was conducted for about 2 1/2 weeks online and through printed ballots in all 22 SNP community newspapers. Voters chose their favorites in more than 100…

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – An article in the November issue of Columbus Business First magazine focused on how the ailing economy has affected staffing firms. Robin Marsh, senior vice president of Acloché HR, told the magazine that while Acloché did see a significant drop in business, things are starting to turn around. “As a staffing company,…

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio was ranked No. 4 in Site Selection magazine’s annual business climate rankings, up from seventh in 2008. The Buckeye State’s jump in the rankings is a reflection of the state’s efforts to improve its business environment and create jobs for people living in the state, according to Gov. Ted Strickland’s office….