Posts: Industry Intelligence
Semper Workforce Solutions Reveals Results of Q4 2022 Survey
Semper Workforce Solutions has released the results of the 2022 fourth quarter survey of the printing and packaging industries. Recent industry feedback indicates the majority of firms experienced steady sales or growth, but at a lesser pace. In Q4 the top issue was labor, with the labor market supply side getting looser and pay rates more reasonable. Still, the market has not normalized.
Establish and model boundaries for staff—you’ll be glad you did
Setting boundaries with your staff—and encouraging them to set boundaries at work—is the key to a happy, productive workplace. Managers aren’t born–they’re made. A lack of training can make it tough to assert boundaries if someone in a leadership role hasn’t had the opportunity to learn and put these skills into practice.
SEMPER WORKFORCE Q4 ONLINE SURVEY IS OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS
The Semper Workforce Solutions quarterly survey of printing and packaging companies opens today. The Q4 2022 employer survey—9 simple questions—takes less than 5 minutes to complete, and the results help managers and owners in our industry prepare for the future.
These twelve hiring, training, and retaining tips will help you recruit and keep the best
Everything about employment is changing. There’s been a considerable shift in how to attract, retain, and train valuable staff members. With the pandemic accelerating the trend toward digital nomadism and younger workers prioritizing flexibility, fit, and company culture, a whole new employer toolbox must be assembled.
Semper Workforce Solutions Reveals Results of Q3 2022 Survey
Semper Workforce Solutions has released the results of the 2022 third quarter survey of the printing and packaging industries. The report’s headline, Economic Shifts Impact Confidence Going into Q4, hints at how interesting the next few months will be.
Changing Landscape of the Work Environment
Consider the person in the position when redefining a role at work If you didn’t notice the post-pandemic shift in the workplace, you probably retired during it. For the rest of us, it’s anything but business as usual. There are worker shortages across many industries, and gainfully employed people may still be working from home. […]
Semper Workforce Solutions Announces The Third Quarter Employer Economic Survey
October 23, 2022 — Semper Workforce Solutions launches the 2022 Q3 survey of printing and packaging companies – a look-back of the quarter’s high level financial data, recruitment strategies, and general state-of-the-business. The quarterly survey invites employers to participate, and all submissions are held confidential. The Semper Team’s final analysis is shared in the quarterly […]
Want to build your own workforce? Try an apprenticeship program.
Printing has a long history of apprenticeship programs from the earliest days of the craft. From the craftsman’s guild halls of ancient Rome to today’s journeyman and master printers, from Ben Franklin’s printing enterprises to the union halls of just a few decades ago—the printing industry knows how to grow its own.
Semper Workforce Solutions Reveals Results of Q2 2022 Survey
September 29, 2022 — Semper Workforce Solutions is pleased to announce the results of the 2022 second quarter survey of printing and packaging companies, including: commercial printing, packaging, display and large format graphics, apparel and decorating, and others. The quarterly survey provides insights to how the industry is doing as a whole and how respondents […]
Recession-proof your staff
A recession may be in our immediate future. Employers in the print, marketing and graphics industries need to think about how they can hire, train and retain workers even as inflation goes up, materials cost more, and companies spend less. People are the best investment over time and will give you resiliency during and after the downturn.