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Laconia Sun News Article

 The tables turn – Workers now have upper hand as employers struggle to find qualified employees


LACONIA — As the unemployment rate in New Hampshire has steadily shrunk to 2.6 percent, the next to lowest in the country by just one-tenth of 1 percent, the balance of power in the labor has shifted from employers seeking qualified employees to employees seeking greater opportunities.

Christine St. Cyr of Central New Hampshire Employment Services, Inc., which has been matching people to jobs for 36 years, said that, with the tight labor market, “Qualified candidates are working. They may be underemployed, but they are working.” She stressed that with memories of the recession fresh in their minds, working people require attractive incentives to relinquish the security of a steady job for a new position.

On the other hand, St. Cyr said that employers, buffeted by the years of recession and uncertainty, grew accustomed to what she called “a flexible workforce,” whose numbers, hours and wages could be adjusted to match the fluctuating volume of of their business. In particular, she said that companies relied on temporary and contract workers, whose compensation is paid by the employment agencies that place them, rather than directly hire people.

“Companies have openings and there are qualified candidates,” said St. Cyr, “but, employers need to step up and make a commitment to the employee.” She added that apart from a committing to directly hire their employees, employers must be willing to pay competitive wages and offer attractive benefits.

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Meet our team

Christine St. Cyr


Christine St. Cyr


Ron St. Cyr


Gary Adams, CPC

Vice President

Our top biller; Gary graduated from PSU with a BSBA and came to CNHES, Inc with fourteen years experience in the Staffing and Placement Industry focusing on Management, Engineering and Technical placements. In his eleven years with CNHES, Inc. his quality rating for meeting the job description criteria is in the upper 90 percentile, while 85% of his placements are still at the company three and four years later. Gary is an active member of the LR Rotary Club and the LR Management Club which keeps him in the network of our local business owners and beyond. His reputation within the community and the Staffing industry is one of respect.


Derek St. Cyr, CTS

Staffing Coordinator

A graduate from the Chapman School of Seamanship with a Captain’s license worked as a first mate on yachts for five years or so traveling the Caribbean, Eastern Atlantic Seacoast and the Great Lakes. He joined CNHES, Inc in ’04 working the light industrial and manufacturing division resulting in an extremely focused understanding of “Supply and Demand”. By 07’ he had earned his CTS certification through the Northern New England Association of Personnel Staffing (NNEAPS ). With five years in the company, Derek now sits on the NNEAPS Board of Directors along with the Owner of CNHES, Inc.


Deb Kennedy

Staffing Coordinator

Deb came to the Concord office of Central NH Employment Services after spending 26 very successful years of her own as owner of a staffing firm.  Her love for the staffing industry brought her to us in 2011 and back to a business that she loved.  After almost three decades in the staffing business she is still driven by the excitement of the perfect placement.

Deb is extremely active in NNEAPS (Northern New England Association of Personnel Services) where she has been an active member of the Board of Directors and has served as President, Vice President, Secretary and Events Chairman.



William Clarke


Karen Winklemann


Shelli Boucher


Helen Darsney

Executive Administrative Assistant

Helen started her staffing career in 1983 with an agency in Nashua, NH and then in Quincy, MA prior to moving to the Lakes Region.

In 1987, she worked directly with the founder of Central NH Employment Services, Inc., Abraham Dadian, until it was time for her to start a family. She returned to us in 1997 and has been the hub that keeps the company running professionally and smoothly.

If you are a client company inquiring about a placement search, it is Helen who will direct you to the best qualified recruiter according to you specific profession and needs.

Likewise, if you are a potential candidate searching for a particular career or position, Helen will direct you to the recruiter who works in your particular field of expertise.


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The Laconia office is at 281 South Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246. Call for directions if necessary.
(603) 528-2828
The Concord office is located on the north end of town at 244 North Main Street Concord, NH 03301 Call for directions if necessary.
(603) 225-1115