National Safety Month: A 28-Year Commitment to Workplace Safety

June marks National Safety Month, an initiative started by the National Safety Council in 1996 to enhance safety awareness and reduce workplace injuries and fatalities across the United States. Celebrating 28 Years of Safety As American Workforce celebrates an 11-year anniversary of Workplace Safety, the focus remains on promoting strong safety protocols and education across […]

Employment Trends in May-June 2024: Insights for Light Industrial and Skilled Labor

As we approach the midpoint of this year, the employment landscape is evolving rapidly, presenting unique opportunities and challenges for businesses and job seekers. At American Workforce Group, we specialize in connecting talented individuals with light industrial, administrative and skilled labor positions. Staying informed about the latest employment trends is crucial for maintaining a competitive […]

Layoffs Sweeping the U.S.: Why Workers in Light Industrial and Skilled Trades are Better Off

According to News Reports the U.S. job market has been facing significant turbulence in 2024, with numerous companies across various sectors announcing substantial layoffs. These cuts are affecting thousands of employees, signaling a challenging economic environment. However, workers in light industrial and skilled trades are better positioned to weather this storm. Here’s why: 1. Stability […]

Navigating the Current Landscape: Insights from the American Staffing Association

    In today’s rapidly changing economic environment, the staffing industry faces unique challenges and opportunities. According to the American Staffing Association (ASA), key issues include high turnover rates and increasing difficulties in hiring across various sectors. As representatives of American Workforce Group, we align closely with ASA’s findings to tailor our staffing solutions that […]

Mastering the “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question

“Tell me about yourself.” It sounds simple, doesn’t it? Yet, this ubiquitous interview opener is anything but straightforward. It’s a question that sets the tone for the entire interview and provides a pivotal chance to showcase your strengths and passions. According to William Vanderbloemen, CEO of Vanderbloemen Search Group and seasoned interviewer of over 30,000 […]

Why Teaming with a Staffing Agency is a Game-Changer for Your Business

  In today’s rapidly evolving job market, finding the right talent can be as challenging as it is crucial. Many companies hesitate to partner with staffing agencies due to common objections like perceived high costs, concerns over candidate quality, or the fear of losing control over the hiring process. However, the reality of working with […]