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Leslie Stevens-Huffman

About Leslie Stevens-Huffman

Leslie Stevens-Huffman is a writer with more than 20 years’ staffing experience. She can be reached at lesliestevens (at) cox (dot) net .

More Articles by Leslie Stevens-Huffman

105, 2013

Up Close and Personal

By |May 1st, 2013|

Customized outreach is the key to conquering today’s recruiting challenges
Forget blind ads, robocalls and mass email campaigns. Modern job seekers won’t respond to impersonal, shotgun recruiting tactics.

It takes target marketing and old-fashioned relationship building to garner the attention and trust of savvy candidates — who conduct extensive research before agreeing to partner with a staffing […]

2304, 2012

Join the Revolution: Create positive impressions and boost your return on social media activities

By |April 23rd, 2012|

Although 82 percent of staffing firms are using social media to source active and passive candidates, early adopters claim that recruiting is only the tip of the social media iceberg. Savvy firms are boosting contingent worker engagement and impressing prospective clients by weaving social media into every facet of their staffing operations.

“We initially used Facebook […]

2712, 2011

Short-Term Hiccups, Long-Term Growth

By |December 27th, 2011|

Four macro trends that will reshape the staffing industry
It’s been business as usual in the staffing industry since the recovery began in 2009, as companies enjoyed the customary rebound in staffing services. But the industry has recovered only about half of what it lost, which was about a third of its workforce.

A convergence of four […]