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1106, 2019

Engineering for Change

By |June 11th, 2019|

Demand remains strong for engineering talent in the UK, but recruiting in the sector faces some challenges brought on by a skills shortage. In addition, thanks to the rapid evolution of technology, clients are changing how they engage with recruitment firms. Brexit also looms with its uncertainty.

In a report released in early May, the Association […]

2204, 2019

Not Your Grandparents’ Staffing

By |April 22nd, 2019|

The labor market for industrial staffing is tighter and moving faster than ever, and recruiting in the segment requires more creativity. Industrial staffing firms must navigate wage pressures and make sure clients have the latest information. Meanwhile, “ghosting” — where workers fail to show up without giving any notice — appears to be more prevalent.

Technology […]

904, 2019

Think It Over, Think It Under

By |April 9th, 2019|

The US jobs market is increasingly complex. Even as the unemployment rate hovers around 4%, recent numbers from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics show the temporary employment lost an average of 9,500 jobs per month in the first quarter of 2019. With many companies still lamenting skills shortages, staffing firms have their work cut […]

2401, 2019

An Uncertain Climate

By |January 24th, 2019|

Brexit has many businesses in the UK on edge as politicians struggle over a possible final deal.

But what does it mean for the recruitment industry? We spoke with John Nurthen, executive director, global research, at Staffing Industry Analysts, for his take on what Brexit means for the recruitment industry. Nurthen is a recruitment industry veteran […]

1312, 2018

Perennially Short

By |December 13th, 2018|

Finding technology workers with the right skills is a problem worldwide. The UK is no exception with its needs for tech-savvy workers showing  no signs of letting up, even amid Brexit. Recruitment firms in the UK are scrambling to find those who match client requirements.

CompTIA notes in a recent blog post that nine in 10 […]

611, 2018

Swimming Ahead

By |November 6th, 2018|

It started with a staffing firm for Sahil Sahni and Ankit Somani, and that eventually led to artificial intelligence chatbot-fueled firm AllyO. And, recently, the firm won a competition styled after the television show “Shark Tank” last month at Staffing Industry Analysts’ Collaboration in Gig Economy in Dallas.

“AllyO is part of an exciting and fast-growing […]

2506, 2018

Who’s an IC?

By |June 25th, 2018|

Earlier this year, the California Supreme Court adopted a stricter test for determining who is an independent contractor, and executives say the decision in the case, known as the Dynamex case, will have a significant impact on companies that use independent contractors — especially online gig economy platforms with independent contractor models — and the […]

1004, 2018

Re-Enter Moms

By |April 10th, 2018|

It’s a familiar story.  Mothers who take a break in their careers to raise children. They are ready to return to work, but face a bias from employers and concerns over the gap in their work history. And stay-at-home mothers often have difficulty returning in a senior position or at the salary level they were […]

504, 2018

Rising Overtime

By |April 5th, 2018|

As US manufacturing firms have expanded operations and increased their headcount over the past year, it is not surprising that use of overtime hours has also grown, as firms scramble to keep their operations running smoothly around the clock, handle spikes in demand, or fill in for absences or vacancies in their workforce. The uptick […]

1303, 2018

Ready or Not, Here it Comes

By |March 13th, 2018|

When Congress passed its sweeping tax overhaul last December, US businesses celebrated the reduction of the corporate tax rate to 21%. In addition to the corporate tax break, pass-through entities — which include sole proprietorships, LLCs, partnerships and S-corps — also got a concession through a hotly debated arrangement.

This “pass-through provision” allows these entities — […]