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October 2, 2017
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Larry Jasinover
Senior Vice President of Sales
US, Mid-Market Solutions
Edison, NJ
201-524-9600 x7364

  
GOLF OUTING - OCTOBER 31, 2017


ANNUAL TRAINING CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION - NOVEMBER 1, 2017

This conference provides top of the line training for front line staff. This is the one and only full-day conference for business development and recruiting professionals in your region with two tracks focusing on sales and recruitment tools and techniques; and special panels on the latest technology tools and best practices from your sales and recruiting peers in the industry.

Plus, an expanded trade show for finding new sources for your business needs. We're returning to our new location in Central New Jersey that's convenient, comfortable, and collaborative.

This is the Region's Premier Staffing Training Event for owners, managers, sales, and recruiting professionals.  Attendees can take part in this special training opportunity featuring Barbara Bruno, Greg Doersching, and Bob Rizza - among the staffing industry's most respected professional trainers.

Attendee registration is now open!   Register today!  Click here to download the full conference brochure.

A message from Barb Bruno to all NJSA Members
A message from Barb Bruno
to all NJSA Members


INDUSTRY PARTNERS  - This is an excellent opportunity for you to introduce your products to staffing managers.     Click here for the exhibitor/sponsor brochure .

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!







HOT TOPICS IN HR: AVOIDING EMPLOYER PITFALLS
 
KRS Breakfast Insights Series Resumes on 9/28 with Hot Topics in HR
If your growing business is experiencing HR headaches, then join us on September 28. 

We know it can be stressful for you as a business owner or executive to handle all the HR tasks that arise from recruiting, hiring and retaining the employees you need to support your growth strategy.
 
That's why we're pleased to have Randi W. Kochman, an attorney and member of Cole Schotz P.C., joining us for the September 28 KRS CPAs Insights Breakfast. Her talk, Hot Topics in HR: Avoiding Employer Pitfalls will cover employer documentation, hiring considerations and family/medical leave.
 
Randi is dedicated to helping employers understand and navigate complicated and ever-changing employment laws so they can effectively manage employees, avoid costly mistakes, and focus on their core business. With more than 20 years of employment law experience, she is chair of the Cole Schotz employment law department. Randi routinely provides guidance to her clients on HR issues including preparing employee handbooks, policies and agreements, and conducting harassment and discrimination awareness training. She has litigated employment and business tort issues in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Randi lectures and writes regularly on all aspects of employment law.
 
Randi's talk is the next highly anticipated topic in the KRS CPAs Insights - An Informational Breakfast Series to be held at our office, 80 Route 4 East, Suite 370, Paramus, NJ.
 
8AM-8:30AM  Registration and a light breakfast
8:30-9:30AM  Presentation begins promptly
9:30AM-10AM  Q&A

Register today. Space is limited and fills up quickly. For more information, please contact Jennifer Carriel at 201-655-7411 or jcarriel@krscpas.com.
  
POWERING THE NEXT WAVE OF RECRUITMENT WORKSHOP & HAPPY HOUR
 
"Powering the Next Wave of Recruitment - 
More quality applicants - less time, less hassle"

Date: Monday, November 13, 2017
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (Happy Hour to follow at Kona Grill)
Location: NJ Advance Media, Iselin, NJ
Cost:   FREE for NJSA Members; $99 for Non-Members

SCHEDULING NOTE:  This workshop will be provided as in-person program at NJ Advance Media's office in Iselin, NJ, as well as via webinar for those who can not attend in person.  Following the in-person workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to go to a happy hour at Kona Grill (511 US-1, Iselin, NJ) from 5:15 - 6:30 p.m.

This program is provided by

Learn about the leading recruitment marketing analytics and automation platform that makes it easy to understand and optimize job advertising strategies, lower your cost per applicants, total sweet of solutions that saves you and your company time and money!

Helping you identify quality applicants over quantity. 4 quarters vs 100 pennies. 
Programmatic Job Posting Platform - transforms your job posting into a fully automated ad distribution campaign that programmatically targets relevant job seekers across a vast network of leading national, industry-specific, and local job sites to reach right talent at the right time. 

Unlike a static posting on CareerBuilder or Monster, automated job-level campaign management technology monitors and optimizes campaign strategies dynamically to make sure your ad is getting the maximum exposure and response possible so you can hire faster with much less effort, cost and time.
We're on a mission to make it easy for employers, staffing agencies and job boards to understand and optimize their recruitment marketing strategies.
What we will review:
  • How we target
  • How we optimize
  • How we screen
  • How it reaches
  • How we match
Presented by:  Josh Duke  is the Careers Category Manager at Advance Local, operating 10 local newspapers and websites across the US.  As Careers Category Manager, Josh is responsible for supporting the Local Media Group's sales efforts. His focus includes assisting reps in managing key account relationships and supporting managers in sales-related activities. Josh's emphasis is centered around Enterprise Job Distribution and Optimization, Custom Employer Career Sites and Advance Visibility Solutions. 


ECONOMIC NEWS

ASA Staffing Index  - 97 1.89%

Staffing jobs in the week ending 9/17/2017 increased 1.89% from the prior year.

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment Summary
Unemployment rates were lower in August than a year earlier in 323 of the 388
metropolitan areas, higher in 55 areas, and unchanged in 10 areas, the U.S. Bureau  of Labor Statistics reported today. Thirty-two areas had jobless rates of less than  3.0 percent and three areas had rates of at least 10.0 percent. Nonfarm payroll  employment increased over the year in 326 metropolitan areas, decreased in 55 areas,  and was unchanged in 7 areas. The national unemployment rate in August was 4.5  percent, not seasonally adjusted, down from 5.0 percent a year earlier.  

The largest over-the-year employment increases occurred in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA (+145,900), Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX (+96,700), and Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA (+86,400). 


EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

Don't forget it's time to nominate your best employee for Staffing Employee of the Year to be announced at the 2017 NJSA Annual Conference.  Click here for the nomination form.

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In This Issue
Welcome New Member
Golf Outing
Annual Training Conference & Expo
Hot Topics in HR
Recruitment Workshop
Economic News
Employee of the Year
Upcoming Events
2017 Staffing World - October 24-26, Chicago, IL


NJSA Annual Education and Training Conference - November 1, The Palace at Somerset Park

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