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The Staffing Industry Statistics

The staffing, recruiting, and human capital management industry makes a vital contribution to the U.S. economy. Here are some facts and statistics that may surprise you.

Snapchat…Yes, Another Social Media Network…REALLY?

The art of sourcing, recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining top talent has changed drastically over the last five years. Social recruiting is hot and our #1 source in 2015. Every time I think I understand the ins and outs and power of each social media network, I am quickly reminded that I have a lot


Have you ever had a day where nothing goes right? How do you respond? On April 27th Omaha had a tornado warning and a formation twisted right over our building. After every teammate safely left our underground garage at 4:00 pm, our CEO told us to go home and be with our loved ones.

THINK DIFFERENTLY…What’s Your Presence?

Last week C&A Industries (Aureus Group, Aureus Medical, AurStaff, and Celebrity Staff) hosted a customer appreciation breakfast featuring the founder/owner of Leadership Resources, Boyd Ober. He discussed his recent book MAGNITUDE: Releasing The Power of Your Leadership Presence. Probably like you, I have read too many business books to count and often they are redundant.

New Career? Build Your Credibility Fast and Start Strong

Did you know that approximately 40 percent of executives who change jobs or get promoted fail in the first 18 months? Avoid disconnects and hit the ground running. The best way to build credibility and get results fast is to start before your first day. Whether you have one week or four weeks before your

Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em: Getting Good People to Stay

Who says you can't celebrate Valentine's Day at the office? Professional love is respecting, challenging, and developing your team. Love 'Em or Lose 'Em is a Wall Street best seller that gives 26 engagement strategies to busy managers. Far too often managers and leaders are a day late and a dollar short. The "Talent War"

The Gift

Giving is the best gift. The holidays come and go but the giving at Aureus Group / C&A Industries is ongoing. I believe that what we are is the gift we were given and what we do with ourselves is our gift back. I'm so thankful for the opportunity to work and give with so

Happy Holidays!

During the holidays we all have a few extra things to do (networking events, happy hours, family drama, kids programs, shopping, etc.). What can you do to ensure the job gets done while being as flexible as possible to help manage the joyous stresses of the season?


We are proud to be headquartered in Omaha, NE and welcome all opportunities to be involved in our resilient city. This morning I attended a "Retaining Talent" discussion led by our Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce. There were 50+ HR professionals and executives engaged in our initiative to...

Are You a Connector?

Did you know that 90 percent of the impression we convey has nothing to do with what we actually say? I recently re-read Everyone Communicates, Few Connect by John C. Maxwell. I was inspired again to slow down in this very fast world. Relating to others is how we influence, add value, and ultimately make