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GPS Gives Back! GPS encourages our staff to Give Back to their community by volunteering.  Each GPS team member is encouraged to volunteer 8 hours between now and the end of the year…this will be a paid working day by GPS.  We will continue GPS Gives Back into 2016 by allowing each GPS team member… Read more »

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Wage pressures coming? U.S. companies start to sound the alarm NEW YORK | By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK Early indications of wage pressures in pockets of corporate America have begun emerging in recent weeks, suggesting labor costs could be a bigger headwind for U.S. companies in 2016. Over the course of the latest corporate earnings… Read more »

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Telecommuting – employees enter the sharing economy? Blog Labor & Employment Law Perspectives Foley & Lardner LLP USA November 16 2015 As onrushing technological changes continue to disrupt our society, the concepts of how we work and, more particularly, where we work, are not immune from that disruption. Forbes Magazine reports that 11 percent (8,000 employees)… Read more »

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Show some kindness on World Kindness Day 13 November 2015 World Kindness Day   World Kindness Day – Kindness is universally appreciated so why not show some on 13 November 2015! Mark Twain summarised kindness when he said it is “the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see”. World Kindness Day… Read more »

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Thank You Veterans!  Gallman Personnel Services, Inc. is a veteran owned company and we here at GPS would like to thank Charlie Gallman along with all the men and women who have courageously served and bravely fight today to protect and preserve our freedoms each and every day!   Thoughts on Veterans Day, patriotism and courage: “As we express… Read more »

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OSHA: Protecting Temporary Workers   Temporary Worker Safety and Health – video from US Department of Labor   “Host employers need to treat temporary workers as they treat existing employees. Temporary staffing agencies and host employers share control over the employee, and are therefore jointly responsible for temp employee’s safety and health. It is essential… Read more »

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Mixed Hiring Results Expected in November Compared With a Year Ago   In November, a net of roughly two-fifths of manufacturers and service-sector companies will add jobs during the month, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) survey for November 2015. Hiring rates will be mixed in… Read more »