Trends That Matter

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 […]

2703, 2017

Trends That Matter: ACA Noncompliance OK; Women’s Aspirations Fall

By |March 27th, 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.

Noncompliance OK

Non-ACA compliant plans may continue another year.

Consumers and insurers may keep coverage that does not meet the minimum standards required by the Affordable Care Act, the US Department […]

1302, 2017

Trends That Matter: Women in Leadership

By |February 13th, 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.

 

True Desires

Motivation may be key to increased female leadership within staffing organizations.

Although women hold almost 52% of all professional jobs, they account for just 14.6% percent of executive officers […]

111, 2016

Trends That Matter: Disconnected

By |November 1st, 2016|

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.

 

Many US workers believe their internal communications and training programs need significant improvement.

According to a survey from Rapt Media, only 32% of US employees feel engaged, and 35% feel their companies don’t care about them — as […]

1510, 2016

Robotic Recruiters

By |October 15th, 2016|

The development of self-learning programmes like IBM Watson has opened up the potential for the automation of many traditional human tasks. The loss of jobs to technology has been with us since the advent of the Industrial Revolution but the latest leap in cognitive computing puts whole swathes of professional jobs at risk.

The Doctor Is […]

110, 2016

Trends That Matter: No Thanks

By |October 1st, 2016|

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.

 

No Thanks

Employees list reasons they turn down job offers.

Low pay is the top reason applicants turn down jobs, while lack of advancement opportunities is the main reason employees leave jobs, according to […]

109, 2016

Trends That Matter: Sorry, Dolly

By |September 1st, 2016|

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.

 

Sorry, Dolly
Working 9 to 5 is no longer a thing.

More than half of workers, 59%, believe the 9-to-5 work day is a thing of the past, according to a survey […]

108, 2016

Trends That Matter: Growing Risks

By |August 1st, 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.

 

Growing Risks

Data theft and malware attacks are growing concern. Data theft and malware attacks from within companies are growing concerns, according to a report from Accenture and HfS Research. The report’s survey found that […]