57 years and going strong – Frank’s Employment anniversary

Happy anniversary to Frank’s Employment, recently celebrating 57 years in business serving the Fox Valley area and suburbs of metropolitan Chicago! Our staff surprised Craig Frank with a small party on Friday, March 7th, the actual anniversary. Elyse Williamson is also hosting a 14-day trivia party on our facebook page in honor of this milestone…. Read more »

3 Tips on new employment law – KDHRA luncheon

Anthony Caruso, senior attorney for Wessels Sherman, presented “Key Employment Law Developments” as the featured speaker for our February meeting of the Kane DuPage HR Association. Tony’s annual presentation on this topic is always informative and insightful. So it’s a challenge to select 3 “top tips!” The Illinois Workplace Violence Prevention Act, in force as… Read more »

AFK!

Lots of active searches on our desks for mid-February, plus community activities this week and next! Congratulations to Dawn, who celebrates her 6-year hiring anniversary today. We are grateful to have her positive approach, friendliness with clients and candidates, and exceptional attention to detail. Rebecca attended the Valley Industrial Association‘s HR breakfast on Wednesday. The… Read more »

No longer a “buyers’ market” for employers

In the past week, we’ve had three companies miss out on hiring specific applicants for direct-hire positions because other companies grabbed them first. Two of the employers simply didn’t move quickly enough and the third didn’t pay enough. Since 2009, those employers who were hiring had their pick of a large pool of unemployed workers.Now,… Read more »

6 great reasons to try temporary work if you’re unemployed

I have been shocked by the number of times I contact an unemployed individual to offer them suitable work as a Frank’s temporary, only to have them decline the work. The reasons people give as an explanation for the refusal often signal that they may not have considered or understood some of the positive ways… Read more »

In Memory of Ruby Frank

Ruby Frank, the beloved founder of Frank’s Employment, died over the weekend. She lived 88 years. And I really mean that: she LIVED! Volunteering on boards of nonprofit organizations. Participating actively in the political community, both local and national. Traveling internationally. Winning at bridge. Entertaining guests. And, oh yes, starting a woman-owned business at a… Read more »