Break out the cheesesteaks, everyone! hireVision’s President and CEO, Tina Hamilton, was quoted this week by phillyBurbs.com in a feature article on local labor market trends. The article, “Local labor market accelerating” by Christian Schappel, focuses on the Bucks County area, but the information Tina shared also resonates with much of the greater Philadelphia region:
Over the past year the unemployment rate in the county has dropped from 7.2 percent to 6.5 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In Pennsylvania, unemployment’s dropped as well, although not as sharply, from 8.1 percent last summer to 7.7 percent now.
“Last year, hiring began to take off,” said Tina Hamilton, president of hireVision Group, Inc., an outsourced Human Resources provider that specializes in hiring management.
“Companies are in need of people they can mold,” Hamilton said. “It seems like one of the strategies companies have is to find people who are willing to learn and have a strong work ethic.”
To read the full article, click here.
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