Recap of OSSA Conference on Put-In-Bay, Ohio

Robin and Kim at OSSA Conference 18

Mee Derby President Robin Mee and Executive Director Kim Whiteley enjoyed two days in Put-In-Bay at the 2018 OSSA Conference last week. OSSA, The Ohio Staffing and Search Association,  is the state chapter of the American Staffing Association (ASA) and an affiliate of the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS).… Read more »

June 2018 Employment Report

June Jobs Report Mee Derby

  Is the “gig economy” as booming as it seems? It depends how we define contingent work and temporary help workers. After a 12 year hiatus, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has revived its Contingent and Alternative Employment Arrangements report. Economist Bruce Steinberg addresses this in his June 2018… Read more »

Closing the pay gap starts at home

Pay equity Jennifer Tucker

Creating pay equity means confronting our subconscious biases. Even employers and recruiters who are women may notice that they have internalized the pay gap, and must take extra measures to ensure that candidates of all genders are compensated equally.  Check out this relatable post on the topic by Mee Derby… Read more »

Robin Mee and Michele McCauley to present at VACE 2018 conference

vace conference mee derby 2018

  Mee Derby Founder and President Robin Mee and Michele McCauley, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Apex Systems, will present at the next VACE Conference. VACE stands for Virginia Association of Colleges and Employers, an organization that facilitates relationships between colleges and employers in Virginia and neighboring areas.… Read more »

Equal Pay Day draws attention to persisting gender wage gap

Pay Equity Day Mee Derby

Equal Pay Day was last Tuesday, April 10th, and as recruiting professionals, we are invested in the future of work and in helping create a world where the gender pay gap is a thing of the past. To get there, we all need to understand the challenges we face in… Read more »

March 2018 Employment Report

March 18 Bruce Steinberg Employment Report Mee Derby

    In the March 2018 edition of the US Employment Situation, economist Bruce Steinberg examines changes in wages and salaries in recent years. “… the expansion of  the economy — GDP continues to increase — is likely driven by productivity increases despite the overall labor shortages. Although wages and… Read more »