Worker burnout. Talk to any manager or anyone in the industry and they will mention that it’s the one issue that keeps them up at night. And burnout is not confined to frontline and healthcare staffing workers or managers; it permeates across all segments and roles. Call it the Great Resignation or Reshuffle, the results […]
The modern contingent workforce has been shaped by technologies that increase efficiency and compliance while
decreasing costs for firms throughout the talent sourcing process. SIA refers to this group of technologies as “talent acquisition technology.” Already a quickly growing slice of the workforce solutions ecosystem, talent acquisition technology has received added interest since the pandemic began, […]
Our world has been turned upside down and staffing is no different. After buying two companies in the middle of a pandemic, it’s been interesting, to say the least. Going to a remote environment was, in my opinion, necessary to keep my people safe. Over time it has basically been a great adventure, one we […]
It’s my least favorite part of my daily routine: the dreaded cold calls and emails from names and domains I don’t recognize. They come in throughout the day — increasing my inbox’s unread email count from five to 73 to 198. More often than I’d care to admit, I barely read more than the first […]
Staffing firms doing business in Massachusetts have long awaited clarification on when they could be held liable for wage act violations as a joint employer when placing independent contractors with clients located in the state. Would the stringent ABC test under the state’s independent contractor law apply, or the more employerfriendly standard under the Fair […]
The last year has been spent making employees feel safe, special and part of something bigger. As the world of work evolves, the focus for staffing firms has been worker engagement. How do you motivate your staff when they are working remotely?
This has led to an exploration of varied techniques that tap people’s creativity, productivity […]
Candidate interviews are a part and parcel of life in the staffing industry. But there’s one company aiming to make the interview process faster and more efficient while bringing consistency.
BrightHire provides a platform that enables interviews via phone, Zoom and Google Meet to be recorded and transcribed. Recruiters can be prompted to ask specific questions […]
I wouldn’t be where I am today without temporary gig work. In fact, being a gig worker is what piqued my initial interest in Wonolo, an online job marketplace. At first, I used the platform to find temporary gigs. Now, as a customer success associate at Wonolo, I work with companies using the platform to […]
Healthcare facilities sending urgent needs for help. Scribbling notes, while calling and texting to try to reach an available nurse. Having spent most of my career in the healthcare staffing industry, I know firsthand the limits of traditional staffing models and the reality of the nursing shortage. Thanks to a college-age son who was a […]