Experts Corner

106, 2015

Expert’s Corner: Don’t Be an Invisible Recruiter

By |June 1st, 2015|

What makes any recruiter successful? What gives you the edge to become part of the elite? Or looking at this question from a different angle: What are you missing that is holding you back?

While recruiters must find talent, that’s not the most critical dimension of the job. The real skill is in getting talent to […]

105, 2015

Expert’s Corner: Hiring Veterans

By |May 1st, 2015|

Unemployment among US military veterans is substantially higher than that of working age civilians. In Los Angeles County alone, there are more than 43,000 unemployed veterans.

At the same time, there are nearly 45,000 nonprofit organizations throughout the country that work with veterans. Thousands of these organizations are dedicated to helping veterans transition from military to […]

103, 2015

Experts corner: Employer Mandate

By and |March 1st, 2015|

What to tell clients regarding your healthcare plans

In January 2015, the Affordable Care Act’s “pay or play” employer mandate became effective for large employers, requiring them to offer their full-time (or full-time equivalent) employees health insurance coverage that meets federally established guidelines or pay a penalty. Despite guidance provided by the IRS, confusion persists regarding […]

102, 2015

Expert’s Corner: Yin & Yang

By |February 1st, 2015|

The difference between outsourcing and outplacement. 

Often, when trying to explain “outplacement” to someone outside the human resources profession, the first question I am asked is, “Do you mean outsourcing?”

And while I don’t mean outsourcing (the practice of contracting work outside of the company), I understand why the confusion arises, beyond just the conflation of names: […]

1510, 2014

Expert’s Corner: Reach for the Stars

By |October 15th, 2014|

How to build a world-class talent community
As global commerce strengthens, talent acquisition professionals are suffering an exodus of talent into retirement, other careers and the arms of competitors. One emerging approach to combat this is the use of “online talent communities,” which can strengthen a company’s ability to compete and produce significant results for talent […]

109, 2014

Expert’s corner: Operation Expansion

By |September 1st, 2014|

Key considerations before entering new healthcare staffing markets
By Ziv Tepman

Whether you’re thinking of entering the healthcare staffing arena for the first time, looking to open additional branches or just seeking to expand your sales focus to buyers in a new region, the decision of which geographic locations to target can be quite complex. Here are […]

107, 2014

Expert’s Corner: VMS On-the-Go

By |July 1st, 2014|

Using portable technology effectively to improve results

Mobile access to the tools people need to get work done increases efficiency and effective engagement, which improves employee productivity in firms of all sizes. By leveraging a mobile vendor management system (VMS), staffing companies can achieve significant gains in productivity, slash sales costs and grow revenue.

The benefits of […]

106, 2014

Expert’s Corner: The Road Less Traveled

By |June 1st, 2014|

Establishing global capabilities has become a key motivator for many organizations. But to be successful, organizations must apply strict due diligence and strategic planning when acquiring the workforce to support their growing operations. This represents tremendous opportunity for human capital and related firms, but the road is bumpy and has certain essential requirements.

Road map. Staffing […]

105, 2014

Expert’s Corner: Lean With a Bite

By |May 1st, 2014|

At our recent Executive Forum in San Diego, I spoke with senior management of staffing firms ranging from multinationals to those just nearing the 50-employee threshold for the Afford- able Care Act’s (ACA) play-or-pay employer mandate. All of these conversations made one thing clear: when it comes to ACA, confusion still reigns.

Some firms were prepared […]

103, 2014

Expert’s Corner: Attracting the Best

By and |March 1st, 2014|

Which would you prefer: To hire employees who simply do their jobs or those who do their jobs extremely well? Not to put too fine a point on it, but the vast majority of recruiting and hiring practices today actually attract average employees. In addition, the top talent you most want to attract may not […]