Oct. 20-24: 45 people placed in jobs and 9 hired

Staffing stats time! Last week, Reliance placed 45 people in jobs across Hampton Roads, including 8 in manufacturing, 7 in clerical work, 5 in hospitality, 2 in facilities maintenance & management, and 23 in warehouses. We’re also happy to announce that nine of our personnel went from temporary to permanent hire! What kind of week can we help yo ... [Continue Reading]

Just how good will hiring be this holiday season?

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Earlier this month, TLNT reported that we could see a hiring surge over the next couple of months during the holiday season: CareerBuilder says 26 percent of employers will add temporary staff for the holiday season; 43 percent of retailers plan to hire seasonals, which could result in the biggest staffing surge since 1999. Challenger, Gray ... [Continue Reading]

Oct. 13-17: 69 People Placed in Jobs

Staffing stats time! Last week, Reliance placed 69 people in jobs across Hampton Roads, including 14 in manufacturing, seven in clerical work, 29 in hospitality, four in facilities maintenance & management, 13 in warehouses, and two in other categories. We’re also happy to announce that six of our personnel went from temporary to permanent hire! W ... [Continue Reading]

October Top Performers – Great Candidates

Accountant — ID #93586 (Peninsula) This applicant worked as an accountant supporting 13 different facilities. Other areas of expertise include analyzing costs, billing, inventory, accounts payable, accounts receivables, bank account reconciliations and general ledger entries. Is available immediately. Call Sam Morton at 873-6644 or email s ... [Continue Reading]

HR practice of screening out unemployed is counter-productive

We understand that HR screening can sometimes be a difficult and under-appreciated chore, but what is completely illogical is screening out what would be otherwise qualified candidates simply because they are unemployed. In a recent post on LinkedIn, Liz Ryan, CEO and Founder of Human Workplace, explains the process: The worst recruiting horror ... [Continue Reading]

Oct. 6-10: 65 people placed in jobs

Staffing stats time! Last week, Reliance placed 65 people in jobs across Hampton Roads, including 18 in manufacturing, seven in clerical work, four in hospitality, two in facilities maintenance & management, 29 in warehouses, and five in other categories. We’re also happy to announce that two of our people went temp-to-hire. What kind of week can w ... [Continue Reading]

October 6-10: Free Events for Job Hunters

The Virginia Employment Commission & Opportunity, Inc. offer free workshops every week all over the Hampton Roads area, plus special events for job seekers. For the week of October 6: GED Sessions, 9–noon Prepare for success in a GED program; Adult Basic Education instructor will be available Held at Opportunity, Inc.’s One-Stop Workforce Cen ... [Continue Reading]