Trends That Matter

1402, 2018

Trends That Matter: A Tipping Point

By |February 14th, 2018|

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.

A Tipping Point

Facial recognition and biometrics already benefit staffing.

Apple’s adoption of facial recognition has put biometrics on the map, but facial recognition has already proven to be extremely […]

2201, 2018

The Dawn of the Digital Manager

By |January 22nd, 2018|

Think about your boss. You may be experiencing a positive feeling due to their genuine support and encouragement — or you may have felt a tinge of frustration resulting from their controlling and authoritarian approach. So, the following news may be or may not be welcome: The role of manager (as you know them) is […]

1212, 2017

The New Enterprise

By |December 12th, 2017|

Recruitment firm Cordant Group announced in September that it was taking on a mission that goes beyond just returning values to shareholders, that of being a “social enterprise.”

Being a social enterprise is more than a name or slogan. Companies that claim that label, in the form of Community Interest Companies, as they exist in the […]

2011, 2017

Trends That Matter: Boomerang Effect

By |November 20th, 2017|

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.

Boomerang Effect

Why you should consider rehiring retirees and other former employees.

A boomerang employee: One who returns to a company after leaving for a period of time. With the […]

2709, 2017

Trends: Man or Machine?

By |September 27th, 2017|

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us. Each of its predecessors had been powered by ground-breaking inventions: the development of mechanical production techniques harnessing water and steam power; electricity and mass production techniques; and advances in computing technology.

Driving this latest revolution is “cyber-physical systems” — computerbased algorithms, tightly integrated with the internet, deeply intertwined, and […]

2108, 2017

Trends That Matter: Wages Plateau

By |August 21st, 2017|

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.

Wages Plateau

Employers expect to keep wage growth in check.

Most employers expect wages to stay the same in the third quarter, according to a survey released by Express […]

2707, 2017

Trends That Matter: Boon for Talent

By |July 27th, 2017|

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.

Boon for Talent

Automation helps top talent become more valuable.

Automation will help to promote, not eliminate, top talent, according to 67% of staffing professionals polled by staffing industry software […]

606, 2017

Beyond the Hype

By |June 6th, 2017|

Contingent workforce buyers and suppliers have always kept an eye on metrics, but now machine learning aims to automate and speed up the analysis of data.

Last November, Google announced its Cloud Jobs API, which uses machine learning to enable job-seekers to find jobs more easily. Meanwhile, a survey by CareerBuilder found that 55% of HR […]

2305, 2017

Trends That Matter: Variable Workforce

By |May 23rd, 2017|

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.

Flex Time

Canadian firms expect to increase use of variable workforce.

Nontraditional workers (contract, consultant, remote or freelance workers) comprise 20% to 30% of Canada’s workforce, a statistic that is expected […]

105, 2017

Trends That Matter: Rein It in

By |May 1st, 2017|

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.

Rein It in

New hire retention a key issue for most companies.

Nearly all of executives polled in a recent Futurestep survey, 90%, reported retention of new hires is an issue in […]