Manufacturing Day 2018: Celebrating Those Working to Close the Skills Gap

Manufacturing Day 2018: Celebrating Those Working to Close the Skills Gap

How BelFlex and others are advancing the industry through education and training programs   At BelFlex we feel pretty lucky to have a hand in finding the talent manufacturers need to bring to life the products we use every day. Manufacturing Day is a great opportunity to reflect on our role in moving the industry…

The Industrial Revolution Needs a Workforce: How Staffing Firms Are Leading the Way

The Industrial Revolution Needs a Workforce: How Staffing Firms Are Leading the Way

A Look at BelFlex’s Latest Article on The Staffing Stream   Industry 4.0 is upon us. This new manufacturing environment is driven by the adoption of cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things, cloud computing and cognitive computing. But what manufacturers gain in technology sophistication, they lack in qualified and available talent to hire. Who is…

The Staffing and Manufacturing Connection: Different Professions, Common Experiences

The Staffing and Manufacturing Connection: Different Professions, Common Experiences

Four Ways the Staffing and Manufacturing Industries are Alike While they work together to build and employ strong workforces, on the surface manufacturing companies and staffing firms operate in very different worlds. Manufacturers are process-oriented and deadline-driven, and staffing firms are focused on people and assessing cultural fit. As for their physical footprints, manufacturing plants…

Staffing Outlook: Three Considerations for Manufacturers in 2018

Staffing Outlook: Three Considerations for Manufacturers in 2018

What’s shaping the state of manufacturing staffing? This time of year, many businesses often step back and take stock of the trends and issues impacting their industries to determine priorities for the year ahead. The manufacturing sector is no exception, and a few recent reports provide some hard evidence of what to expect in 2018….

Why a Mock Interview is your Best Defense in the Job Search Process

Why a Mock Interview is your Best Defense in the Job Search Process

Practice makes perfect for job seekers Back in July we joined forces with the Freestore Foodbank, one of Ohio’s largest food banks, to launch LIFT the TriState. This free, 12-week program helps unemployed and underemployed adults obtain the hard and soft skills needed to find work in the warehouse and transportation industries. One of the…

BelFlex Beliefs: Sharing our Success

BelFlex Beliefs: Sharing our Success

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Making success contagious is part of our DNA In this blog series, we share how each of our core beliefs drives our business and influences the way we interact with our clients and temporary workers. They serve as the foundation for achieving our mission of providing flexible staffing solutions that help people, organizations and…

Who Is BelFlex: Meet Ann Hollingsworth, Our Community Outreach Manager

Who Is BelFlex: Meet Ann Hollingsworth, Our Community Outreach Manager

Meet Ann Hollingsworth [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text](It’s no secret that a company’s greatest asset is its team, and here at BelFlex we are lucky to call some really great folks our employees. For this blog series, we sat down with a handful of our staff to hear what it’s like to work at BelFlex from their corners of…

The BelFlex Junior Mentoring Program to Take Off in 2017

The BelFlex Junior Mentoring Program to Take Off in 2017

Making good on our promise to serve our communities At BelFlex, words like “building communities” and “charitable giving” aren’t just for show. We aren’t your typical corporation that checks the social responsibility box each year with the minimum amount of care and attention. Instead, it’s part of our DNA and a foundation for the way…