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Women in Welding: Q&A with Jordan Maly, former employee of Employment Solutions

At Employment Solutions, we pride ourselves on being more than a temp agency. We know that paying the bills is just one reason you work, – it’s also important to be in a job that values your hard work, gives you opportunities to grow, and most importantly fits your lifestyle and career goals. After all, […]

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Asking for a raise: the basics

By Sarah Ash You’ve found a job you love. You go into work each day, and suddenly the problems and challenges you’ve faced at work in the past don’t seem so daunting anymore. You look forward to working with your peers and finding success together. Even when the going gets tough, you find new and […]

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Employment Solutions’ Skilled Manufacturing Division

By Jessica LaGrossa The skills gap and its threat to the future of manufacturing isn’t news—it’s a challenge that the industry has been navigating for several years now. But as the extensive number of manufacturing employees reach retirement, the threat becomes a tangible problem resulting in less and less skilled associates to fill those leftover […]

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Top 3 tips: Make the most out of social media in your job hunt!

By Sarah Ash It’s estimated that the average American spends “more than 11 hours per day watching, reading, listening to or simply interacting with media, according to a new study by market-research group Nielsen. That’s up from nine hours, 32 minutes just four years ago,” says an article from MarketWatch. We all have a favorite […]

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Improving Retention Through Relationships

By Jessica LaGrossa The evolution of Elkhart Plastics, Inc. is as unique as its rotomolding process. Spanning nearly three decades, Elkhart’s history has seen the company grow and develop through organic growth, acquisitions and expansions, bringing the company to a six-plant national presence—each offering unique solutions serving over 30 industries. Through its growth, one thing […]

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Exciting announcement: We now have a resume writing experience in our Denver office!

By Sarah Ash A resume is the best way to summarize all your work experience, and it gives potential employers a quick snapshot of who you are and what kinds of work you’re interested in as well. But what if you’ve never had a resume before? We now have a great resource in our Denver […]

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A Specialized Workforce Requires Specialized Recruiting

By Jessica LaGrossa At just 23 years of age, Denver Zoo’s Kipele is the park’s oldest giraffe. Add to that the use of birth control, and you could say that her keepers were more than a little doubtful when the possibility of Kipele being pregnant came to light. So the zoo turned to its trusted […]

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How to write a great resume: Tips from Employment Solutions‘ recruiters

By Sarah Ash Do you have a resume? It’s one of the first questions we ask candidates that apply with us at Employment Solutions. What is the main purpose of a resume? To help get you to the next step in the hiring process. Yes, the overall goal is to get hired, but a resume […]

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Playtime: Speeding Up Production with Flexible Hiring

By Jessica LaGrossa If you are a parent and have visited a shopping mall in the last decade, then you have probably experienced the wonder that is Playtime. Those large, colorful climbers, crawlers, and interactive elements that eagerly engage kids and serve as a welcomed respite from mom’s long shopping list—that’s Playtime’s magic! These custom-designed, […]

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New year, new minimum wage: what extra money means for you

By Sarah Ash By now, you’ve probably already heard about another bump up in Colorado’s minimum wage from the passage of Amendment 70 in November of 2016.  It benefits both normal and tipped employees. We broke it down so you can know what to expect when your looking for your next job if it offers […]

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