Observations from the 2018 Midwest Staffing Conference

After months of anticipation, the Midwest Staffing Conference did not disappoint. Here is a quick recap of outstanding moments from the conference and what we heard on the showroom floor. Day two kicked off with Tom Erb’s overview of the current state of the market, in which job openings are at a record high and applicants are harder to attract. … Read More

Gibraltar Welcomes Two New Members to the Business Development Team

Gibraltar Business Capital has added two veteran specialty finance lenders to their sales team: Elijah Kaplan and Scott Simmons. Elijah Kaplan – Senior Vice President, Northeast Region Located in New York, Kaplan is an experienced professional in middle market lending, private equity, and restructuring. He has over 16 years of experience in financing, acquiring, and advising middle-market businesses through leveraged … Read More

On-Demand Staffing Goes Mainstream

On-demand staffing, the idea that companies can engage their staff only when they need them and where they need them, is poised for a breakout year in 2018, according to Glenn Laumeister, CEO of AllWork, a software and services platform that enables on-demand talent sourcing, management, and payment. Laumeister has more than 20 years’ experience as a serial entrepreneur and … Read More

Why Factoring Makes Sense for Staffing & Temporary Employment Agencies

The staffing industry plays a critical role in today’s economy. Temporary workers provide a unique function during periods of growth and decline, allowing employers to insulate their permanent employees from the ebbs and flows of the economy. For entrepreneurs with the right skill set, the staffing industry has a great deal of appeal. Startup costs are low and demand for … Read More