Entries by olivia

Employment News: Little Change in Unemployment Rates, Costs of Hiring Rising

  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, regional and state unemployment rates did not change very much in the month of October. Twenty-eight state had unemployment rate decreases from September, eleven states and the District of Columbia had increases, and eleven states had no change. The costs of compensating workers increased by 1.9% for the 12-month period ending September 2013. […]

Spotlight: Trojan Labor Memphis

There is always so much going on at all of the Trojan Labor branches around the country! Today we are spotlighting Trojan Labor Memphis. We interviewed Tammy Ussery. Tammy has been in the temporary staffing business since 2002. She has been working with Trojan Labor since it bought out a competitor in 2004. She said that in the early years, there […]

Colorado Flooding

Massive flooding has devastated parts of Colorado. So far there have been 8 confirmed deaths. According to the Weather Channel the floods have caused damage in 17 counties. The flood waters have destroyed nearly 2,000 homes along with 200 miles of highway and 50 bridges. According to the Weather Channel, “The Federal Emergency Management Agency said it had approved $19.6 million […]

Spotlight: Curt Matlach and Quadrant PHR

  Everyone here at Trojan Labor is thrilled about our strategic alliance with Quadrant PHR. We sat down with Mr. Curt Matlach President of Quadrant to learn more about PEO’s and how they can help.   Can you briefly explain the main function of a PEO? Services of a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) like Quadrant […]

Survivor League! Do You Have What it Takes to Survive?

Join Trojan Labor in their Survivor Football League! For links and rules click on this link for the brochure: Survivor Football League  Do you have what it takes to survive? You will never know until you try! Each week players log in and select a team to win that week.  If your team wins you continue […]

Labor Forecast Predicts 6.4% Increase in Demand for Temporary Workers In 2013 Third Quarter

                               — Industry Consulting Firm G. Palmer & Associates’ Quarterly Forecast                                           Assists in Previewing Near-Term Hiring Patterns —   Newport Beach, Calif. July 10, 2013 — Demand for temporary workers in the United States is expected to increase 6.4% on a seasonally adjusted basis for the 2013 3rd quarter, when compared with the […]

Meet Michael Ethridge from the New Trojan Labor Baltimore!

  Trojan Labor Baltimore has undergone a revamp! We sat down with Branch Manager Michael Ethridge to learn more about him and the new Trojan Labor in Baltimore. We learned a lot about Michael’s service in the military, his interests, and his personal experiences. Where did you grow up? I grew up in the northeast […]

2013 American Hero Awards

        On Tuesday, May 7th Hire Quest hosted the 2013 American Hero Awards. The month of May is National Military Appreciation month and is a time for us all to think about the sacrifices made by our military. The American Hero Awards are a direct result of Hire Quest’s desire to honor […]

Site Launch!

Welcome to our new Trojan Labor website. We are glad you found us! Please check back soon for contests, employment news, and special events. And remember, contact us for all of your temporary staffing needs. We can help you find everything from general laborers to skilled professionals and everything in between.