Think You Shouldn’t Join LinkedIn? Think again! Why You Need a LinkedIn Profile

“Are you on LinkedIn?” How many times have you been asked this question, only to reply with an awkward “no?” A LinkedIn profile is now a part of every professional’s tool kit. With over 150 million members worldwide and growing, it is imperative for you to have a LinkedIn profile to be considered relevant in today’s working world. “I’m not … Read More

Five Tips for Getting Started on LinkedIn

So you have decided to create a LinkedIn profile. Good for you! Often, the hardest part of anything is getting started. Here are some step by step tips to guide you through your profile set up. 1. Let LinkedIn search your email contacts. Right after the initial screen where you input your name, title, company and industry, LinkedIn will search … Read More

Job Search Tip of the Month: Can you be fired for Facebook?

presented by Dynamic Résumés  www.dynamicresumesofNJ.com www.twitter.com/ResumesofNJ Can you be fired for what you say on Facebook? You betcha……! So how many of you really believe that your Facebook is private? Well, certainly if you have properly set your Facebook privacy controls you should be, right? What is that you say? You haven’t set them up? You don’t know how to? … Read More

Gregg and the Dead Man Walking

Our new recruiter Gregg Podolski is ready to take on anything, even this sandwich Gregg started with Emerson about eight weeks ago and we thought it was time to introduce him. Gregg is a direct hire recruiter focusing on permanent opportunities in Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia. His four years recruiting experience for a healthcare staffing firm have provided Gregg … Read More

Job Search Tip of the Month: Networking in surprising places!

presented by Diane Irwin, Dynamic Resumes www.dynamicresumesofNJ.com http://twitter.com/ResumesofNJ It is amazing how many opportunities we have to meet new people easily (read “potential job lead connections”) and in the most surprising places. A client of mine, Jennifer, had jury duty this week and was excited to tell me about some networking that fell in her lap that day!  We all … Read More

Emerson Temp to Hire Conversion Rate 75%

In a blog post released today, Careerbuilder.com highlights that “36% of companies will lean on temporary workers to support slim staffs” in 2012. The number of companies relying on temporary workers has risen steadily since 2009.  As the economy slowly recovers, companies need additional staff, but are hesitant to bring on full time employees with benefits. Going the temporary or … Read More

Bill Emerson elected to Executive Board of MASA

Bill Emerson, President and CEO of Emerson Personnel Group in Cherry Hill, NJ, was recently appointed Vice President of the Mid Atlantic Staffing Association. A resident of Moorestown, Emerson has been a member of the MASA organization for fifteen years. He has served in various board positions with his most recent role as Secretary. The association now known as MASA began … Read More

In Their Own Words – Client Testimonials

We constantly strive to meet and exceed our client’s expectations. While celebrating our 40th Anniversary, many clients shared their positive feelings towards Emerson Personnel. Here’s what they had to say. Emerson Personnel’s 40th celebration was well attended.  As I met and spoke with the other Emerson clients it was very evident that everyone feels as I do, that Emerson treats … Read More

Busy Emerson Elves Prepare for Christmas

Santa’s helpers are busy working on some Christmas cheer. The Emerson Elves have partnered with the American Red Cross and have “adopted” several families for this year’s Children’s Holiday Project. If you would like to help out the Camden County Red Cross with the Children’s Holiday Project, please contact Marlene at 856-204-5604, ext. 229. Need ideas on where you might be … Read More

Emerson Personnel Group Celebrates Forty Years in Business

From pulling weeds at Xerox to placing high level executive assistants, Emerson Personnel Group (EPG) has filled many different positions through their forty years of service. “The most important things were always honesty, caring about our clients and candidates, and working hard,” says Annette Emerson. Skip and Annette Emerson are the founders of the namesake employment agency. EPG began its … Read More