Where’s the Labor?

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Where’s the Labor?

New White Paper from Express Identifies 10 Places to Grow the Workforce During Low Unemployment

Includes Recommendations for Employers and Policymakers

Express Experts Weigh In

Malvern, PA, 9/5/2017 – Express Employment Professionals released a new white paper offering 10 places to grow the workforce at a time of low unemployment.

With unemployment hitting new lows and job openings hitting new highs, finding workers can be a near-impossible task for some employers. To grow the workforce, policymakers and employers need to be prepared to rethink long-held assumptions and challenge conventional wisdom.

The new paper, titled, “Help Wanted: A Road Map to Finding More Workers,” is informed by the experiences of Express owners from across the country and identifies 10 areas for policymakers and employers to grow the workforce:

1. Restructure Assistance Programs
2. Add Work Requirements to Assistance Programs
3. Improve Access to Training and Re-Training Programs
4. Fight the Opioid Crisis
5. Use Drug Testing in Smarter Ways
6. Modernize Disability Programs
7. Improve Workplace Flexibility
8. “Ban the Box” or Questions About Criminal Records
9. Improve the Immigration System
10. Pay Higher Wages and Promote Worker Growth

“We see ourselves as an extension of the client’s team and are continually focused on ways to optimize workforce and business resources. Given current market conditions, our best successes connecting business leaders and qualified job-seekers happen when we innovatively utilize all our networks across the community to bring people together. A great outcome for us is when clients can say “Yes!” to the business they desire without hesitation of who is going to be available for work. In addition, we are proud of our Express Associates and the effort they bring to be the best they can be on the job. It is a great example of a true team effort!” said Maria O’Connell, franchise owner of the Express Pros Chester County office.
If you would like to arrange for a meeting with Maria O’Connell to learn more how Express can help your organization, please call (484)-329-7930.
About Express Employment Professionals
Express Employment Professionals puts people to work. Its long-term goal is to put a million people to work annually. The Express Pros office is located at 215 Lancaster Ave Malvern, PA serves businesses in Chester County. Business leaders and applicants. are encouraged to stop by the office, visit Express Pros Chester County website, connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or call the office at (484)-329-7930.


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