We have a “spring” in our step! The professional sector of the staffing industry is experiencing a significant uptick. On a whole, the economy gained 216,000 jobs in March, according to a recent CNNMoney.com article, and the unemployment rate continues to drop now at 8.8%, the lowest level since March 2009.
As a thermometer of the local economy, Aureus Group has good news to share as well. Year-to-date we have obtained 22% more search assignments and special project “temp” orders than in 2010. Our contingent workforce is up 42% and we have already placed 32% more people in full-time positions than in 2010.
As the holiday season approaches we at Aureus Group are feeling very grateful to have such strong business partners and teammates as we head into this new and undoubtedly prosperous new year. We’ve all made it through one of the most challenging economic periods in history together. Here are a few of the reasons why we are thankful: