Ascend Staffing Acquires Employment Connections Inc.

Ascend Staffing Acquires Employment Connections Inc. 2

Ascend Staffing is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Employment Connections Incorporated, a well-established temporary staffing company in northwest Iowa. ECI has three locations: Spencer, Spirit Lake, and Ida Grove.… Read More »

Heat Exhaustion: What You Should Know if you Work Outside

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August is just around the corner and with record breaking temperatures this summer, here are some things to be aware of that will keep you safe from the scorching heat Here are the Warning Signs Heat exhaustion is a condition whose symptoms may include heavy sweating and a rapid pulse, a result of your body… Read More »

Idaho Business Podcast: Mark K. Holland – Professional Opportunity, Happiness & Balance

Idaho Business Podcast: Mark K. Holland - Professional Opportunity, Happiness & Balance 8

Mark K. Holland, CEO and Chairman of Ascend Staffing, was on the Idaho Business Podcast to talk about professional opportunity, happiness and balance. Listen to this episode below: This incredibly powerful CEO discusses fantastic professional opportunities for people entering or reentering the workforce. What also makes Mark so powerful is his happiness and professional and… Read More »

Why It’s Hard to Hire and the Solution

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Competition Now that the pandemic is starting to end and things are heading back to normalcy, the demand for manufactured goods and services is skyrocketing. This was compounded by the stimulus money, much of which went into purchasing goods, driving demand even more. In April 2020, the unemployment rate reached 14.8%. The labor force participation… Read More »