Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, among the largest staffing firms in the United States, announced the started to host drive-through job fairs to simplify the job application process. Several branch locations have held these quick screening activities in corporate and warehouse parking lots. With the COVID-19 pandemic, the staffing firm wanted to streamline the screening process for unemployed individuals hopeful of finding employment. The company fills a variety of open positions including administrative and professional, warehouse, IT/Engineering, human resources, accounting and finance, and logistics and transportation.
“People who have been unemployed for some time really appreciate this novel way to find a job,” commented Gaby Campos, area operations manager for Cornerstone’s southern California region. “For one, it gets them out and actually meeting someone which is a boost in their job search process. We have even hired some folks on the spot.”
The process is straightforward. Candidates drive up and provide their contact information, answer some questions, and leave their resume if they have one. A branch representative will follow up with candidates on the next steps such as completing an online application or discussing open job assignments that require immediate help.
“COVID-19 has created the need for quite a bit of pivoting and flexibility for businesses and workers,” remarked Steve Drexel, president and CEO of the Cornerstone Staffing Solutions family of companies. “I’m truly inspired by my team and their creative recruitment ideas to get out into the community and find great talent for our clients’ staffing needs. Sometimes it takes good old-fashioned face-to-face exchanges, or mask-to-mask in this case, to accomplish the task quickly and efficiently. Job applicants remember these types of outreach activities.”
More About Cornerstone Staffing
Cornerstone Staffing Solutions an award-winning staffing firm with branches across the U.S. It has achieved ClearlyRated’s Diamond Award for Best of Staffing® Client Satisfaction; the company has received the award every consecutive year since 2016. Cornerstone was also one of 138 staffing firms recently named to Forbes inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms 2020. Since 2003, Cornerstone has grown from a neighborhood staffing provider to a national firm that employs thousands of people at hundreds of companies from coast to coast including California, Nevada, Illinois, Texas, Michigan, New Jersey, Maryland, and Florida. The Cornerstone family of companies also includes Dallas, Texas-based RightStone (http://www.rightstone.com), and Chicago, Illinois-based Arlington Resources, Inc. (http://www.arlingtonresources.com) and Casey Accounting & Finance Resources (http://www.caseyresources.com). Providing candidate searching and job placement for administrative, professional, industrial, technical, sales and transportation positions, Cornerstone truly is where talent and jobs meet. Visit Cornerstone at http://www.cornerstone-staffing.com.
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