Frank’s Employment rates remain steady in full compliance with ACA

Frank’s Employment has no plans for surcharges or bill rate increases for our temporary staffing solutions in 2015! Frank’s does not qualify as an ACA large employer for this coming year.  So, in addition to our ongoing commitment to providing excellent local temporary employees, we are also able to ensure that our bill rates remain… Read more »

Let’s Thank and Celebrate Rebecca Before She Retires!

Rebecca Gundrum, our temporary placement consultant, will retire at the end of 2014. For more than 18 years, our client companies, temporary applicants, and in-house staff have appreciated and benefited from Rebecca’s positive outlook, can-do spunkiness, and customer service dedication in meeting temp and temp-to-hire staffing needs. Our staff will have a private event on… Read more »

Beware of staffing scam

Beware of an email-based staffing scam, presenting false and misleading information and seeming to represent a second – and legitimate – staffing agency. Rick P, a local candidate, recently forwarded such an email to us. The subject line was “Your Job Offer,” followed by a bogus ID number. It claimed to have been sent by Sonia… Read more »

3 Tips for handling employee absenteeism – KDHRA luncheon

Gary Clark, attorney and partner with Quarles and Brady, LLP, led our discussion of the challenges involved with excessive employee absenteeism. Our conversation focused especially on intermittent leaves for which the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) could apply. Mr. Clark observed that many employers focus only on the applicability and compliance with the FMLA, when… Read more »

Toward a healthier rapport with recruiters

Leading the discussion of a TriCity Unemployment Group meeting is always a treat and a privilege for me. Our topic last evening: “10 Tips for a Healthier Rapport with Recruiters.” A common disconnect for hiring managers After introductions, I reflected upon the current “disconnect” that is common for managers who are hiring. Many assume that… Read more »

News from the Valley Industrial Association membership breakfast

Dawn and I both enjoyed representing Frank’s Employment at the 2014 general membership breakfast for the Valley Industrial Association.  A delicious buffet breakfast provided by the Q Center, networking opportunities with other professionals in business and industry, as well as plenty of information about initiatives and opportunities in the central Fox Valley area.  Here are… Read more »

Chamber of Commerce luncheon – insights from Peter Roskam

Craig Frank attended the federal legislative update luncheon today, sponsored by the St. Charles and Geneva Chambers of Commerce.  A great opportunity to interact with other business leaders, as well as enjoying the meal at Hilton Gardens. Representative Peter Roskam spoke at the event, with comments focused on how more might be accomplished in Washington… Read more »

AFK for our staff this week!

A busy week ahead for our staff, even with the upcoming end-of-summer holiday. Craig will attend the Federal Legislative Update luncheon on Tuesday, sponsored by the St Charles Chamber of Commerce. Peter Roskam, Representative for the 6th Congressional District, will be the featured speaker. Dawn and Elyse will attend the Valley Industrial Association membership breakfast… Read more »