2016

108, 2016

Finding Nemo

By |August 1st, 2016|

Prospecting for candidates can chew up valuable time and hinder productivity if your processes become outdated or inefficient.

According to a recent survey by Alexander Mann Solutions and Social Talent, the typical recruiting funnel converts potential candidates to hires at the dismal rate of 0.4 %.

At that pace, the average recruiter would need to find 282 people to make […]

108, 2016

Sponsored Content: Recruiting in the Age of Automation

By |August 1st, 2016|

For the past decade, technology has been moving at lightning speed. New products are enabling global firms to innovate and do business at a pace that is both exciting and challenging. This creates new opportunities for workforce planning, as well as talent sourcing and acquisition. As what the World Economic Forum has dubbed “The Fourth Industrial Revolution” picks up […]

108, 2016

The Next GIG Thing

By |August 1st, 2016|

They are no longer the new kids on the block. Online staffing and companies in the human cloud may have been new entrants just a short time ago. But now they have grabbed the attention of the ecosystem. They are not just getting noticed — they are also evolving to the point where they are […]

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 […]

108, 2016

Straight Talk: Don’t Cold Call

By |August 1st, 2016|

As a talent acquisition leader, I receive several unsolicited calls a day from vendors who want to do business with us. They often are quick to emphasize all the value that they add to the process. I find that interesting because I cannot imagine a scenario where that would work for me. I understand that […]

108, 2016

Benefit of Counsel: Joint Employment

By |August 1st, 2016|

Last year, the US National Labor Relations Board held that Browning-Ferris Industries was a joint employer of a staffing firm’s employees under the board’s new expanded definition of joint employment. Earlier this year, the board held that, as a joint employer, Browning Ferris had engaged in unfair labor practices when it refused to recognize and […]

108, 2016

Research Report: Under Pressure

By |August 1st, 2016|

As the largest vertical in staffing, manufacturing is an attractive market. In this article, we focus on hiring trends and the hiring outlook for the US manufacturing sector as a whole — including some insights by geographic region — by looking at survey data from the Federal Reserve.

Understanding the health of the US manufacturing sector […]

108, 2016

Climate Change

By |August 1st, 2016|

So much has been said about the vendor management system. There are those who love to hate it, others who think it commoditized the industry, and still more who believe that the tool changed the face of the industry. This year marks my 15th year working with, on, for or around VMS platforms and providers. It’s a good moment to […]

108, 2016

Small Is Big – Growth Therapy

By |August 1st, 2016|

Nate Foreman had no intention of starting a staffing firm when he graduated from University of Texas Southwestern’s physical therapy program in 2009. But two years later, he did just that when he began Foreman Therapy Services. The allied healthcare staffing firm is based in Dallas.

“My trade is in physical therapy, and that’s kind of […]

108, 2016

Expert’s Corner: Get With the Program

By |August 1st, 2016|

One in three US workers is a freelancer. Seven of 10 executives and HR leaders recognize that integrating and leveraging the part-time and contingent workforce is important to their business, and only 11% have complete management processes for the contingent part of their workforce. Meanwhile, 52% of leaders agree that a competitive workforce of the […]