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Aureus Group Announces Q4 Employee of the Quarter

It's been proven time and time again that engagement results in increased productivity, happy employees, and satisfied customers. Leaders and managers need to embrace new ideas and be sure communication with employees is clear. As a result, every employee will hopefully understand how his/her role impacts the bottom line and helps achieve the company’s goals.

Economic Recovery Brings New Staffing Challenges

Although the economy won’t completely recover this year, the SI Review and Bureau of Labor Statistics, as well as staffing analysts expect it to greatly improve and we are already seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. As I mentioned in last month’s article, an increase in temporary orders and use of a

Planning and Forecasting with Contingent Workforce in 2010 and Beyond

We are wondering what 2010 will bring. Recession has turned to recovery, and the economy is now growing again. The pains of the labor market will soon be healed by higher productivity as consumer demand increases across the board. One of the elements that may influence the pace and direction of hiring during the recovery

Why We’re Thankful

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

Not a Well Kept Secret Anymore: Increased Relocations to the Midwest Improve our Talent Pool

Ten years ago I told my brother (who lives in Florida) that someday people would realize the Midwest is the very best place to live. Even though I said this with a chuckle as we threw our fishing lines into the ocean, I believed it. Today this comment is coming to fruition. Our firm has

Corporate Philanthropy Feels Good

Corporate social responsibility: three words that can make a world of difference to a large group of people. At C&A Industries, Inc., parent company to Aureus Group, corporate social responsibility is more than just the latest buzz word. Here, employees and management give back in various ways, some big, some small, but it is always

SHRM Nebraska Conference a Place to Learn and Mingle

The SHRM Nebraska State Conference last week was a great success! Education, networking, and fun continues to serve and advance the HR profession.

Nebraska SHRM Conference

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is having their annual state conference September 24th & 25th at the Embassy Suites – LaVista, NE.  The Aureus Group has been a supporter of this organization and conference for years.  Over the years, we have presented, exhibited, and sponsored the Grand Prize!  2009 is no different –

Staffing After a Recession

According to a recent article in USA Today, 53 percent of employers plan to hire in the next 12 months. Based on this news and feedback from our clients, contract and full-time positions in the technical, professional, and healthcare industries are poised to increase substantially. This staffing news initiated a discussion about how the economic downturn