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 more than the simple action of check writing (although impact full never-the-less). For C&A employees, social responsibility has become part of who we are as a company and is ingrained into C&A’s corporate culture where it can make the biggest impact.

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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 has driven companies to reorganize and realign recruitment efforts, leading to how Aureus Group will soon help our clients with the potential increase in positions.

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Moving Up in a Downturn

Downturns are a recurring fact of life in every industry. Sooner or later, the demand for products or services decline or evolve, regardless of the state of the economy as a whole. Some industries and geographical regions have obviously been affected more than others during the latest downturn. But every company/leader should exploit industry downturns and harness unique opportunities for upward mobility. Talent management is a huge variable that will continue to rise to the forefront as an area where opportunities can be gained.

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