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National Recruiting Group is excited to celebrate with Kim Cottage, recipient of the 2017 Joseph C. Duffy Award for Professional Excellence. At the SHRM-LI Annual Conference & Exhibitors’ Showcase on May 5, 2017, Kim was recognized for her significant contributions to the field of human resource management on Long Island, her continued dedication to the… Read more »

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What is a Staffing agency? There are various types of Staffing agencies ranging from ones that deal with a wide variety of jobs in a number of areas to agencies that are quite specialized with a narrow job field. It is probably best to find a staffing agency that specializes in your industry as they… Read more »

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For the first time in the last three decades, the New York City is going through its fastest job growth rate. However, the majority of the jobs that are currently being created and offered are in the low-paying industries. In the last quarter of this year, the city has further added nearly fifty thousand new… Read more »

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After a week of air-traffic slowdowns, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Saturday that it had suspended its employee furloughs and was returning to normal staffing levels, while President Obama sparred with Congressional Republicans over who was to blame for the delays. The back and forth followed the approval of legislation in Congress on Friday to relieve… Read more »

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Nearly every business in the world could benefit from workforce flexibility.  But what many professionals don’t realize is that temporary employees can be used for more than just fill-ins for sick and vacation time.  In fact, when used strategically, temporary staffing can improve productivity, increase capacity to handle spikes in workload, and provide access to… Read more »

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As the economy begins to pick back up, your top talent may end up getting offers from other companies. In past downturns and recoveries, many talented people jumped ship, especially when they perceived there was more opportunity elsewhere. So what can you do to retain your best people? The key is to identify your top… Read more »

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You know the old saying, “when the going gets tough, the tough become successful”? Okay, well that may not be the exact saying but nonetheless it’s true. Even though our economy has hit a few rough patches the past year or two, some people continue to be extremely successful. So how can you mirror that… Read more »