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More ‘Quality’ Jobs Seen as Sign of Improving Economy

NBC News (12/30/13) Nia Hamm

Recent job gains and record highs in the stock market bode well for the economy, and many economists say job gains will continue into 2014. Thus far many of the new jobs have been in such low-wage sectors as retail, leisure, and hospitality. However, many economists say 2014 should see an increase in better-quality, higher-paying jobs.

“If we do see stronger manufacturing conditions, if we do see a stronger housing market, exports, that suggests…we [will] see the types of jobs shifting from these low-paid part-time jobs that characterized the economy for the past couple of years into the better-quality, full-time jobs,” says Sophia Koropeckyj, managing director for Moody’s Analytics.

Staffing Today Returns Jan. 2

In observance of New Year’s Day, Staffing Today will not be delivered Wednesday, Jan. 1. On behalf of the ASA board and staff, best wishes for a successful 2014.

Find What You Need for Your Business—Shop the ASA Marketplace

The ASA Marketplace has been getting rave reviews from staffing professionals looking to purchase products and services for their companies.

Unlike any online resource of its kind, the content-rich, user-friendly ASA Marketplace features one-click access to supplier company news releases, allows searches by industry sector, delivers geographical search capabilities for firms with multiple locations, and much more.

The ASA Marketplace is your No. 1 source for suppliers to the staffing industry. Suppliers interested in getting listed or advertising should contact Antoinette Dixon at 703-253-1142.