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This is the place to come for valuable industry news, association information and thought sharing. We work hard to stay abreast of industry trends and are excited to share our knowledge with you. It’s just one more way we are building a community of staffing professionals.

ASA is calling for volunteers

Volunteering with the American Staffing Association provides many benefits including the opportunity to network with your peers, learn about trends and best practices, and build upon your experiences and knowledge.   If you’re interested in getting more involved with ASA, there’s a call for volunteers going on right now.  … Read more »

Autumn news from Mee Derby

Autumn '17 News Mee Derby

It’s been an eventful summer for Mee Derby. Here are some of our recent highlights:   Robin Mee collaborated with echogravity in this article about attracting and retaining talented staffing professionals. The right combination of internal infrastructure and proactive strategies can help leverage your team. Seasoned staffing professionals are in… Read more »

Attract, Motivate, and Retain Your Internal Staff – ASA Webinar with Robin Mee

Join Robin Mee at 3pm on October 12th in a webinar (free for ASA members) about cultivating a positive work environment and increasing employee satisfaction and retention to strengthen your team.   Attract, Motivate, and Retain Your Internal Staff October 12, 2017 3–4pm Free for ASA Members $295 for non-members… Read more »

September 2017 Employment Report

  In his report covering September’s employment trends, economist Bruce Steinberg studies the unexpected drop in labor force participation in tandem with discouraged workers since the recent recession, despite the dropping rate of unemployment. One explanation could be “structural changes in the economy as displaced workers find it difficult or not… Read more »

October Hot Jobs

Each month, the recruiters at Mee Derby spotlight their hottest job openings so that top talent can link up with great opportunity.  We’re hiring for management and executive level roles in the staffing industry, nationwide and across all verticals.   North East   Strategic Sales Executive – Professional Staffing – Mannassas,… Read more »

SIA names Robin Mee to Global Power 100 – Women In Staffing list

Robin Global Power 100 2017

Congratulations to Mee Derby founder and president Robin Mee for being named to Staffing Industry Analyst’s 2017 Global Power 100 Women in Staffing! This is the third year that Staffing Industry Analysts have included Mee in the Global Power 100 list, recognizing women’s contributions to the staffing industry. As a… Read more »

“Recruiting and the Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Day” by Stephanie O’Hayre

“Recruiters work hard. We juggle our workday between hours speaking on the phone, scouring social media, qualifying talent through numerous interviews, writing candidate presentations, maintaining constant communication, and negotiating with all parties throughout the process.  We do all that we can to ensure a win/win from start to end. In… Read more »

Staffing professionals meet for Collaboration in the Gig Economy conference in Dallas

Gig Economy Conference Mee Derby

  30% of all Americans are doing gig work, and that number is growing. Online staffing and the human cloud are driving growth. How is the ecosystem shifting with the prevalence of gig work? How are the roles of the talent supply chain changing?    Robin Mee and Kim Whiteley are happy… Read more »

August 2017 Employment Report

  In his report covering August’s employment trends, economist Bruce Steinberg also tackles the issue of surprisingly low wage inflation in certain sectors with low unemployment. It turns out that there’s been a swell in the prime-age labor force, driven particularly by prime-age women and especially women without a college… Read more »