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The Nease Report | August 2022 Edition

Nease Personnel celebrates 32 years!

August of 1990 is when it all began. With one brick and mortar location, staying local to our roots in Greenville, N.C., Nease Personnel has maintained a well-respected community presence and is excited for continued growth. In the last few years alone, we’ve doubled our office staff, enabling us to further our efforts in serving all of Eastern North Carolina. With over 100 years of combined experience, we’re eager to continue working as a well-oiled machine in assisting our regions finest.


Referral Rewards Program

If your referral is hired by one of our client company’s and employed for a minimum of 200 hours, you will be eligible to receive a monetary reward!



2nd Quarter Job Market Review

The job market remained relatively stable in Q2 despite growing concerns about the broader health of the economy. Job growth continues to be strong, and the unemployment rate is holding steady at 3.6% – its lowest rate since January 2020.

Yet, as consumers and businesses grapple with inflation, rising interest rates, and continued supply chain and COVID-19 disruptions, many worry that a recession is around the corner. Although the job market has proven largely resilient up until this point, the future outlook appears increasingly uncertain.

In order to get a better understanding of the current job market, we surveyed more than 15,000 job seekers from across the country over the past three months.

How concerned are American workers about inflation and a potential recession? How are rising gas prices impacting commuters? Are people starting to regret quitting their jobs during the Great Resignation? And what is driving recent increases in the number of retired people re-entering the workforce?

Click here to read on for a detailed breakdown of these key questions, and more, facing the U.S. job market in Q2 2022.

Staffing Agency FAQs

Most people have heard of a temp agency, but do you know how they work? Aside from being completely free to all candidates, the benefits are resounding.

If you’ve had recent changes in employment and are worried your resume is at risk of showing an unavoidable gap, considering a temporary assignment may be the key.

In addition to opportunities that are strictly temporary, some positions may go permanent after you’ve working a required minimum of hours (560) or may start permanently by being chosen within a Direct Hire program. Direct Hire placements typically involve a skill set that is beyond the entry level realm. Whether you are looking for something for a year, a few months, or looking for a long-term career, staffing agencies are a great way to get your foot in the door with a new employer that interests you.

Other desirable aspects of temporary placements:

  • Faster than normal hiring process
  • Receiving competitive wages
  • Broadening your skillset and strengthening your resume
  • Opportunity to become familiar with the position, duties and employer before committing long-term