Planning for the future is a critical aspect of managing any organisation. The long-term success of a company is closely tied to how well the management can foresee its future and develop appropriate strategies to deal with likely future scenarios. Additionally, with more staffing firms looking to expand internationally, market size estimates for major staffing […]
Job boards have been around since the mid-1990s. As the internet took off, it didn’t take long for a number of visionary entrepreneurs to realize that the new medium would be an ideal place to advertise jobs. Dice, Monster and CareerBuilder (originally branded Netstart) were among the early movers in the US alongside Jobserve in […]
The recruitment industry is ever changing and the challenge of bringing in the next generation of would-be recruiters is certainly real. During the last decade of economic expansion, companies have focused on sourcing the right talent to drive business growth. However, with record-low unemployment rates and skills shortages in many technical areas, recruiting has become […]
In this extremely competitive environment, companies like mine are looking to make efficiency improvements, optimisations and cost improvements for our contingent workforce programmes. And a crucial piece of the puzzle is having the right supplier base to achieve our goals and support our business.
Over the last two years, I have managed a global rollout of […]
The Fourth Industrial Revolution — the developing business environment that is characterised by disruptive technologies — has led to many exciting young startups seeking to transform the staffing industry. Much is made of the clash between “old” and “new”, with many predicting the demise of incumbent staffing firms because they are slow to adapt and […]
It’s a difficult time in the world of work. Political uncertainty, Brexit, youth unemployment and immigration — all challenging topics in Europe as elsewhere — have changed the way business is conducted. Societies are altering, changing how talent, including temporary workers, are viewed and treated. Leading the charge in this evolving competitive industry are the […]
Companies across Europe and the UK are changing the way they engage with temporary workers. While political uncertainty has brought on challenges and changes in contingent labour hiring practices, low unemployment rates as well as skills shortages and increasing competition have also contributed to a shift in engaging with temporary workers in the region.
In the […]