Tom Miller ticks off the requests that employers phoned in early last week to Applied Staffing Solutions, where Miller is director of staffing and recruiting services.
Twenty workers here. Another 18 in the next call. A dozen in the next call.
In fact, by mid-week, Applied Staffing had posted a jobs-available sign along the street outside its south Reno office to recruit workers to fill the vacancies.
While the jobless rate in Reno, Sparks and Carson City remained stuck at about 11.7 percent during June, temporary employment agencies say their business has been booming since the start of the year. …