Semper International Resources

A Question Raised: Youth Jobs

Just yesterday a protest march happened right outside our headquarters asking for governmental support of youth summer jobs (See the video below). [video width="960" height="540" m4v="http://resources.semperllc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/2_19_protest.m4v"][/video] Studies show that the under 25 age group has a high unemployment rate of over 20% (source). In some respects the issue is matching these youth’s experience and skill…
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Introducing Techcreative: Print’s Next Evolution

Do you know what critical skills your team needs to drive margin amid new technology and rapid innovation? At Semper, we believe a new economy demands a new kind of employee: the Techcreative. Techcreatives are the ones who can take creative concepts and shepherd those ideas into reality. PIA Magazine has just released a feature…
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Semper Exec on How to Save Print Staffing

We hear everywhere that printing is dying. Well… at Semper International, we just don’t agree. In a recent article for PIA magazine, our President Brian Regan detailed his thoughts on the state of printing (and print staffing) in 2014 and beyond. In this special article, Brian shares his 20+ years of watching the print industry evolve,…
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2nd Quarter Industry Insight Survey 2014

We scoured the data looking to shed light on whether we are looking at a turning of the economic tide. Reading all the responses from over 300 business owners, it looks like the industry at large expects to see several steady quarters of growth interrupted with mini slowdowns in demand, as buyers continue to feel…
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