The company’s continued growth in both the residential and commercial markets will also impact other local businesses. Services Etcetera plans to purchase a new service vehicle which will require graphics, maintenance, fuel and other commodities. An increased advertising budget has allowed for a sharp increase in their marketing efforts directed at the Mountaintop and Berwick areas.
According to a July 2010 edition of the Citizens Voice, “Hazleton has the highest unemployment rate of any city in Pennsylvania, according to the state Department of Labor and Industry”. Small businesses are making a definite impact as the area now has a jobless rate of 8.4%.
In uncertain economic times, this cleaning company continues to create jobs and hire more employees. General Manager Robert G. Martin said “customers are finding it more cost effective to maintain furnishings and fixtures rather than replacing them”. Job opportunies can be found through the company website at http://www.procleaner.biz.