JULY 2020
hello again.
We are pleased to announce the relaunch of our email newsletter, work.inspired. Our goal with this newsletter is to create something that is informative, candid and beneficial to our readers. We chose a monthly schedule to ensure that our correspondence is not overwhelming and that the content delivered is relevant. We plan to share our perspective on current topics, beneficial articles, and updates on other important issues.

Even during these interesting times, we have stayed true to our corporate purpose to connect employees and employers to enhance lives, improve organizational outcomes and strengthen our communities. We are your partner and are here to help you in any way we can. Please do not hesitate to reach out.
For more information on outplacement, contact Cheryl Church at 815.961.0400.
now offering outplacement services
A layoff can be devastating for an employee. Not only is it a loss of income but it can be a loss of identity and community. Added to that, worrying about what to do next can feel overwhelming.

Letting workers go can be tough for managers, too. However, you can take steps to make layoffs as positive an experience as possible. Including outplacement services can help workers take a step forward in the next chapter of their careers and allow them to focus on the future.
staffing as a strategic tool
Finding talent remains a challenge for many local employers. Posting jobs, asking contacts for referrals, reviewing applications, interviewing candidates and negotiating salaries all take valuable time away from a business owner or manager’s existing obligations.

We are demonstrating workplace’s commitment to the health and welfare of our employees by signing the Safely Back to Work Pledge. We will strive to follow the  Safely Back to Work Best Practice Protocols  when our employees return to job sites.
What Employees Really Want When They Return to Work
A new study reveals which health protocols matter most to America’s workforce.

How the Pandemic is Changing Employee Recognition
COVID-19 is accelerating the need for employers to frequently acknowledge employees’ hard work, says one workplace expert.

welcome our new workplace team members
Lesly Couper | Chief Operating Officer .
With nearly 15 years of experience serving in various leadership roles, Lesly oversees company operations, strategy and performance while continuing to build on the highly inclusive culture ensuring team members thrive. In addition, she will maintain and build trusted relationships with key clients, partners, and stakeholders and develop and implement marketing, branding and communication strategies. Lesly holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Northern Illinois University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Bradley University. Dedicated to the community, she serves as a board member for Carpenter’s Place and the Rock Valley College Foundation.
Cheryl Church, SHRM-SCP | Director, Search Division
With over 22 years of experience in human resources, operations and sales, Cheryl leads our search group and assists local employers with their talent acquisition needs. She is a proven leader with a commitment to delivering on expectations through an approach that is customer focused, solution-oriented, and results driven. Cheryl holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Leadership from Bellevue University and is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SHRM-SCP).

Jaymie Nelson | Office Manager
Her knowledge of running the operations of a successful local business for over 20 years, as well as the organizational skills and attention to detail contribute to her all-around comprehension of all back office functions including payroll, accounting, unemployment claims and monitoring the staffing software and computer network. Jaymie currently serves as a board member for the Winnebago County Board of Health.
4701 E. State Street | Rockford, IL 61108
815.961.0600 | Manufacturing/Industrial
815.961.0500 | Administrative
815.961.0400 | Executive/Professional