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How Women are Affecting the Sansdemic PrideStaff Bend

The pandemic has reshaped the labor market in ways that continue to impact hiring. This effect looks likely to linger into the foreseeable future, creating ongoing complications for a labor market that was already under pressure from long-term demographic trends. Meanwhile, different groups experienced the COVID ramifications in different ways. Women (especially single mothers) suffered… Read more »

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To celebrate top performers’ sales achievements and adaptability during a year of constant change and critical labor shortages, PrideStaff, a nationally franchised staffing organization, is pleased to announce that PrideStaff Bend was named a President’s Circle Award Bronze winner for being a top producer in revenue and profits in 2022.   Matt & Ashley Ertle and the entire Bend… Read more »

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Why Fewer Men Aged 25-55 Are In Labor Force PrideStaff Bend

Hiring continues to get more difficult. A long-term trend — known as the sansdemic — has seen the labor market get tighter in recent years, a shift that promises to continue into the foreseeable future. This will significantly change the way you think about your team-building process, making hiring and retention more difficult. Among the… Read more »

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Are Lower Birth Rates Playing a Role in Today's Workforce? PrideStaff Bend

There are massive changes taking place in the labor market — ones that will have a dramatic impact on how you operate your business. The economy is running into a condition known as the “sansdemic,” a general lack of workers that will make hiring and retention more difficult over time. But what’s causing this shift?… Read more »

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The Importance of Automation in Today's Sansdemic PrideStaff Bend

The job market is likely going to tighten over time. A long-term trend known as the sansdemic — a demographic shift that will lead to a broad lack of workers — is set to put pressure on your ability to find the talent you need to fill your open positions. How can you overcome this… Read more »

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How The Growing Number of Retiring Baby Boomers Is Affecting Today's Workforce

The shape of the workforce is changing quickly. Once the largest part of the labor market, the Baby Boom generation is steadily moving into retirement. How will this impact your team-building process and how can you deal with the evolving situation? It’s an important question. The process feeds into a larger challenge that will impact… Read more »

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Why It's Better to Invest In Your Current Workforce Over Outside Talent PrideStaff Bend

The labor market is in the middle of a seismic shift. A lack of qualified workers has complicated the hiring process. This, in turn, has put increased pressure on retention. In the new economy, you’ll see increasing value from investing in your current workforce rather than seeking outside talent. The main driver behind this strategy… Read more »

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How to Best Take Advantage of Career Opportunities Created By the Sansdemic PrideStaff Bend

The job market is a living thing. The conditions that determine your ability to find a job and the amount you demand in the market evolve over time. To make the most of this fact, you need to understand the way things are trending and the steps you need to take to advance your career…. Read more »

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5 Things All Great Manufacturing Leaders Do

Tim Cook of Apple. Elon Musk of Tesla. Mary Barra of General Motors. These are leaders of some of the highest-profile manufacturing operations in the world. What do they do to keep their companies moving forward in any economic circumstances? These concerns have become acute lately, as the economic situation has grown cloudier in recent… Read more »

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Want to Improve Mental Health at Your Workplace? Try These 3 Ideas

Mental health has become a crucial topic in the workplace. The pandemic spotlighted the importance of this key concern, showing how prolonged stress can wear down even the most resilient employees. Now that the COVID threat has faded, are you doing enough to improve mental health in your workplace? It’s an important question. A majority… Read more »