July 2018 Employment Report

    In the July 2018 Employment Report, economist Bruce Steinberg looks at metrics surrounding the manufacturing industry.   As is common knowledge, manufacturing’s share in Gross Domestic Product continues to decline. Employers are navigating the costs of hiring new labor versus investing in automation. Growth in output per job… Read more »

Robin Mee to facilitate panel on Sourcing at upcoming Staffing World

Staffing World 2018 Mee Derby

  Staffing World, the annual convention and expo hosted by ASA, is coming up October 16-18th. This year’s Staffing World will be held in Mee Derby’s backyard – the Washington, DC metro area!   Staffing World is the largest, most comprehensive convention and expo in the staffing, recruiting, and workforce… Read more »

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 »

Bullhorn & ClearEdge Marketing announce 16 finalists for Bullseye Awards for Staffing Innovation

Bullseye Awards Staffing Innovation

16 finalists have been announced for this year’s 2018 Bullseye Awards for Staffing Innovation!   Co-sponsored by Bullhorn and ClearEdge Marketing, the Bullseye Awards honor staffing professionals and organizations who have transformed their businesses through innovation and excellence in staffing, leadership, and technology. Bullhorn’s press release names the finalists for… Read more »

Kim Whiteley to attend The ASA Staffing Law Conference 2018

ASA Staffing Law Conference 2018

Kim Whiteley, Director and Executive Recruiter with Mee Derby, looks forward to attending this year’s ASA Staffing Law Conference in Washington, DC. It will be her first year in attendance of this conference.   The ASA Staffing Law Conference is the only event dedicated exclusively to the legal and regulatory… 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 »

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 »

Our takeaways from the 2018 SIA Executive Forum in Miami

Mee Derby team SIA Executive Forum '18

Five of Mee Derby’s executive recruiters traveled to Miami for this year’s Executive Forum, a three day conference that’s an annual hub of North America’s staffing industry. For some on our team, it was their first year attending Executive Forum – for others, it was the 27th year. Yet each… Read more »