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2803, 2017

Level the Playing Field

By |March 28th, 2017|

You have built and run a successful staffing business and now have decided it’s time to sell. Prospective buyers of your business are likely to be experienced in acquiring staffing firms and may even be a competitor; however, this is likely your first sale. What should you do to help level the playing field?

In this […]

2003, 2017

Hack This

By |March 20th, 2017|

The term hackathon may inspire visions of software engineers writing code en masse at 3 a.m. while drinking Red Bull. But that’s one model. It’s also known as “a gathering where industry experts collaboratively address pressing issues in an extreme manner over a short period of time.”

Both versions share some of the same aims, include […]

703, 2017

United Opposition

By |March 7th, 2017|

Before hiring a temp or directly employed worker, California companies would have to offer additional hours to existing staff under a state bill proposed in December. Opponents say it would limit employers’ ability to manage their workforces and open them up for further litigation.

The California Chamber of Commerce called it a “jobs killer,” and is […]

2802, 2017

Speeding Up

By |February 28th, 2017|

The warehousing and distribution industry has been experiencing significant growth in recent years. As shown in the accompanying graph, total employment in the US warehousing and storage industry has been growing at a robust 6.3% year-over-year pace through November 2016 — much faster than the 1.8% growth rate for all US nonfarm jobs — and […]

1302, 2017

Aiming Higher

By |February 13th, 2017|

Old school technology — calling, texting, email — may make up the backbone of communications between staffing firms and workers, but Foreman Therapy Services was thinking differently.

The Dallas-based company wanted something more efficient when communicating with its therapists working out in the field.

Foreman Therapy Services provides therapists to home health agencies, and those therapists travel […]

702, 2017

Take Your Staffing Firm to the Next Level

By |February 7th, 2017|

Companies are like people. They come in all shapes and sizes. Their strengths and passions vary. Some are fiercely competitive; others just try to get by. They go through good times and bad. Some survive and thrive while others go by the wayside. The ones that survive use the lessons from bad times to make […]

702, 2017

Are You a Learning Org?

By |February 7th, 2017|

“How do you think I should train my salesforce, Mike?” That’s a great question I received from a CEO at a conference we presented at recently. He continued, “There is so much stuff out there, it is hard to cut through all the clutter.” In a world full of social selling clutter, I thought I […]

702, 2017

The New Hybrid

By |February 7th, 2017|

It is well understood that the independent workforce — or gig economy — has experienced staggering growth over the past few years. In fact, some have gone so far as to claim that the future of work will mean the end of traditional full-time employment. While that is an exaggeration, it is true that America’s […]