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We are weathering the storm. Due to the COVID-19 virus, our country and much of our world finds itself in a situation that has not been seen for many years.  We have been in a period of business expansion coupled with peace in the bulk of our world.  We now seem to be taking a…

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We are dealing with the COVID-19 situation as best we’re able.  We know people still need employment and we know that employers still need people. Your health and safety is our highest priority. We have taken steps in our offices to provide safe areas for our candidates and staff when absolutely needed and are following…

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 Happy New Year.. Yes, this is one of those new years that have a certain extra-something about them.  It is 2020 and our vision of this New Year is one of continuing successes for those we serve, both employers and those they employ, the people we locate and make available for interviews and hiring. Things…

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Uncle Sam Need You

WE NEED YOU! My name is Roberta Murphy and I am the Vice President at WFA Staffing.  We have openings of almost every type and we need people who want to make a change for the better.  We know you are out there and we know we can help you find a better place to…

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Is our state of unemployment good news or bad news? That depends upon your point of view. Wisconsin’s unemployment rate now stands at 2.8%. That is good for some and not-so-good for others. If you find yourself looking for or thinking of looking for employment, this is likely a better time to be doing that.…

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Foxconn has become virtually a household name in our part of the country given its decision to build a new complex in S.E. Wisconsin. We have all heard much about the Foxconn deal so far.  We’ll be talking about the impacts, both good and not-so-good, for some time to come.  There is, of course, that…

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There is a shrinking workforce in Wisconsin and a recent BizTimes publication highlighted that fact. WFA Staffing is in the business of locating qualified talent for our client employers, and have been doing that for a long time.  We know the difficulties in searches since we live it day-in and day-out.   Our recruiting staff…

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“A team is not a group of people who work together.  A team is a group of people who trust each other.”      Emmanuel Giavarini, Managerial Comm. Mgr. for a French Transportation System  This quote attributed to the person identified above was found on her Facebook page and immediately made an impression on me.  I suspect…

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A recent story by Gail Rosenblum in the Star Tribune (Minneapolis – St. Paul) highlighted an interesting set of statistics from a report originally titled “The State of American Vacation: How Vacation Became a Casualty of our Work Culture”.  That report queried more than 5,600 American workers (including some 1,200 managers) and was conducted by…

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The MMAC’s Council of Small Business Executives (COSBE) has just made its decision about those companies that are on this year’s Future 50 list.  This is particularly important from our perspective since WFA Staffing was fortunate enough to make the Master Mettle level as a 3-year winner. The MMAC/COSBE began the Future 50 program to recognize…

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