Economic Survey Results – Good News!

Economic Survey Results are in - the News is Good!
Sales Revenue Forecast & Economic Conditions Forecast

 

Economic Survey Results are in – the News is Good!

Overall, CEOs and other Arkansas executives project that their company’s sales revenues are going to improve over the next 6 months. When comparing this most recent survey responses to this time last year, there’s a 17% improvement. Our CEOs and other business leaders in Arkansas also indicated that economic conditions are better today than 6 months ago. These results improved by 54% year over year!
This positive response is not without its concerns, specifically they also said the following items are still impacting the ability of their company to grow:
• Government Regulation and Compliance matters
• Growing their business with a Skilled Workforce
• Growing their business with Technological Innovation

This same group of executives’ also projects that their Arkansas employment will increase in the next 6 months. These positive responses increased by 43% as compared to this time last year. They did say that the main factors that are impacting their ability to grow their workforce are:
• Lack of qualified candidates (skills, education, & training) and
• The inability of their company to recruit the right talent

CEG Partners can help. Our solutions help companies with:
• Finding qualified candidates for their open positions
• Augmenting their staff with professional contractors and consultants
• Providing custom software tools to run their operations more efficiently

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Tracking Customer Satisfaction

Know What Your Customers are saying about YOUR Business!

Keep Your Customers by Planning Ahead

With holiday season coming up you can guarantee that a good percentage of your customers have travel or vacation plans and their demands might differ at this time of year. Deadlines will be tighter and more restrictive, and their availability will be more limited. There is a high probability that they will also request expedited services with their holiday driven time constraints.
Be prepared to please them (and to keep them), start surveying your customers now. One place to start would be to have a link on your website that will take them to a short but specific questionnaire. You could also send an email out that has a link to your survey. Some important things to know about your customers are the following:

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IT Staffing and IT Certifications

IT Staffing and IT Certifications
No IT Certification? No problem. IT staffing with CEG Partners.

No Certificate? No License? No Problem!

There are too many qualified people out there who cannot get a job, even an IT job.  In some cases, it’s because the IT Staffing person believes that a particular certification is required to fill the position.  That’s a problem.  Companies should be hiring staff, especially IT staff, based on the individual’s experience and potential – not whether he or she can pass a test. Read more IT Staffing and IT Certifications

If you aren’t learning, you will become EXTINCT!

Technology Changes Quickly
New Technology

Technology changes rapidly.  Continuous Learning of an individual is just as important as Continuous Improvement at a corporation.  Companies spend a lot of time, effort, and money on improving their processes and systems, but not so much on improving their people.  I’ve talked to plenty of smaller companies who have NO training budget.  Even the larger ones are starting to pull back on formal training.  That’s why I believe it is important for an individual to create his/her own learning program. Read more If you aren’t learning, you will become EXTINCT!