January/February 2016

2202, 2016

2016 Staffing 100

By , , , and |February 22nd, 2016|

Our tradition of honoring staffing’s best continues with the 2016 Staffing 100 list. These influential people in North American staffing have helped in different ways to drive the industry’s growth. Speak to any staffing professional and they will tell you placing people in jobs hourly, short term or long term, is arduous. The details that […]

2202, 2016

Trends That Matter: Experience Counts

By |February 22nd, 2016|

We include developments from the Staffing Industry Daily News and The Staffing Stream to help you focus on emerging movements that could shape your business for the better.

 

  Experience Counts

Unemployed cite it as a main obstacle in job hunt.

The American Staffing Association’s Workforce Monitor survey found 33% of unemployed US adults (excluding retirees) looking for work […]

2202, 2016

Mixed Messages

By |February 22nd, 2016|

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was established in 1971 to ensure employees’ health and safety. OSHA’s laws and regulations have been based on the traditional assumptions, quite prevalent at the time, that an employer is the one who hires its employees, who then work for the employer alone on a fulltime or […]

2202, 2016

It’s the Who

By |February 22nd, 2016|

What drives success and where do personal strengths fit in? Weighing in on the questions is renowned business consultant Marcus Buckingham, who has written bestsellers such as First, Break All the Rules and StandOut, which provides insights to managers on this and how to get the best from each member of their team. He has also worked with top companies such as […]

2202, 2016

Sponsored Content: ACA & Technological Adaptation

By |February 22nd, 2016|

Providing health benefits to employees has become more complex with the Affordable Care Act’s many changes and compliance requirements. A few providers have developed proprietary administrative platforms that incorporate comprehensive administrative tools, simplify processes, help with enrollment and communications, and even facilitate employer reporting and compliance.

Essential StaffCARE is a provider of health insurance and benefits […]

2202, 2016

Evolving to Fit

By |February 22nd, 2016|

What is the Staffing Industry? It seems like a simple enough question on the face of it, but the staffing industry is quite amorphous and constantly shifting, especially when we look at it on a global basis and take into account some of the new business models that have evolved in recent years.

Ten years ago, […]

2202, 2016

Get Visible

By |February 22nd, 2016|

Every day, millions of professionals use LinkedIn to find people. And in today’s market, candidates hold the power in the relationship with their recruiters. In order to manage expectations, recruiters need to change strategies, tools and approaches, to adapt to the power that candidates now hold.

That’s why it’s critical to maintain complete and optimized profiles […]

2202, 2016

Specialize to Adapt

By |February 22nd, 2016|

Two decades ago, a people person who could draw others out to talk about their work challenges made for a great salesperson in the staffing industry. Today the industry asks for techsavvy subject-matter experts who understand the client’s need. To be successful, salespeople need to embrace the new reality. Here’s how.

The Beginning

Back in the day, […]

2202, 2016

Instant Talent

By |February 22nd, 2016|

If Uber were a staffing firm…
When you push the magic button on your phone to request a driver, an email is sent to one of the thousands of Uber “taxi recruiters” around the country. The taxi recruiter searches its database of registered drivers for those with the same zip code as the passenger, and begins […]

2202, 2016

By the Numbers: Office/Clerical Firms’ Market Share and Pay Stats

By |February 22nd, 2016|