From laid off Call Center Manager to Trade Compliance Specialist

Catherine George-Kaiser was a Workforce Operations Manager for a Bank of America call center when the company decided to lay off her entire division. She had been with the company for six years and had successfully progressed in her career during those years. Like everyone else in her office, Catherine needed to start over. Why not a staffing agency? “When I was … Read More

Contract, temp to perm, direct hire – What does all of this mean?

As a job seeker, are you unsure of what  job ads are saying? Do you know the difference between the employment types offered? If you don’t, that’s ok. Many current job search candidates don’t know either. Below are definitions of terms to help you understand what employment ads are actually offering. The definitions are short, general and meant to give you an … Read More

Positive NJ Employment News! Yes, you read that correctly.

Here at Emerson Personnel Group, we have decided to consciously cultivate a culture of positivity.  And apparently alliteration.   It takes at least as much energy to be pessimistic as optimistic, so we are choosing the positive path. In the words of funny lady Lucille Ball, “One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to … Read More

Visit Emerson Personnel at Gloucester County College tomorrow

Gloucester County College is hosting a Job Fair tomorrow! Please stop by and say hello. We would love to meet you. Emerson Personnel is always interested in meeting new candidates. Date: Friday, October 14th, 2011 – 9am – 1pm Location: Gloucester County College–Gymnasium Address: 1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell, NJ 08080 What to Bring: Please bring resumes and dress for success. … Read More

CEO Roundtable Interviews

Our very own President and CEO, Bill Emerson, talks about leadership in these roundtable discussions with CEOs from various industries. Video 1 – How do you lead organizations? Video 2 – How does it feel to be the CEO?  

Employees of the Month – April to July 2011

Congratulations to all of our Employees of the Month! May 2011 – Megan Locante June 2011 – Stefanie Bucholski July 2011 – Ja’Toya Burrus The above employees have done an outstanding job representing Emerson Personnel Group. We appreciate all of their dedication, professionalism, and hard work. Congratulations to all!

15 Great Keyboard Shortcuts for Word & Excel 2010

Microsoft Office 2010 has been out for over one year now. If you haven’t already, you will likely be working with this version soon. Below are links to two articles from TechRepublic highlighting keyboard shortcuts pertinent to Microsoft Word and Excel 2010. We hope you find these time saving tips useful. I know we did! The 10 Most Useful Excel … Read More

Is Your Education Dating You?

presented by Diane Irwin, Dynamic Resumes www.dynamicresumesofNJ.com http://twitter.com/ResumesofNJ As many of you already know, the research shows that your résumé has about 10-12 seconds on average to impress a recruiter or employer or not (scary, eh?). I can assure you that one of the things they look for in that short time, is to see whether your education matches the … Read More

Moving in the Right Direction

A Staffing Company’s View of the Job Market Many experts will have you believe the “Great Recession” officially ended in June of 2009.  June of 2009?  Really?  Explain that one to the thousands of people that have not worked in 2 years or to those that have had to take a significant pay cut or change professions because their skill … Read More

Emerson Personnel Group Expands Staff

Cherry Hill, NJ – Emerson Personnel Group, a Southern New Jersey staffing and recruiting firm, is pleased to announce that two new staff positions, Operations Manager and Recruiter, have been created and filled within the company. Bill Emerson, President of Emerson Personnel Group said the new positions will strengthen the company’s recruiting and staffing efforts in this period of growth. … Read More