After spending the last few years shepherding their employees and contingents through the travails of the pandemic, our industry leaders, including those on the Global Power 150 — Women in Staffing list, are back to focusing on building their businesses for the next phase.
Hybrid models of work, talent shortages, global locations, flexibility and an ever-changing […]
Innovation is flourishing throughout the workforce solutions ecosystem as new entrants seek to disrupt conventional business models. Perhaps nowhere is this more evident than the wave of new “unicorns” permeating the landscape. A unicorn, of course, is not just a pretty horse with a horn; it’s a term used to refer to startups that have […]
Recruiting difficulty among respondents to SIA’s Pulse Survey decreased to a level of 3.49 in August from 3.72 in June; recruiting difficulty was particularly high for firms serving the manufacturing industry at 4.35. By staffing focus, the industrial and office/clerical segments were also relatively high at 4.04 and 4.00, respectively. Meanwhile, recruiting qualified talent […]
Look in the Mirror
Employers describe “quiet quitters” as unmotivated slackers who do the bare minimum and won’t go “above and beyond.”
Employees, meanwhile, have been working 50-plus hours a week, which is affecting their mental health. Work bleeds into the weekends because they need time to catch up and prepare for the week ahead. They are […]
For the first time in nearly two decades, staffing shortages have replaced financial challenges as the top concern among healthcare CEOs, according to the American College of Healthcare Executives’ annual survey. With changes stemming from the pandemic and new career pathways and structures gaining traction, staffing shortages and labor costs have risen, causing a decline […]
While an ever-growing number of states permit the use of marijuana for medical and/or recreational reasons, the federal government, through the Controlled Substances Act, still considers marijuana to be unlawful. In fact, only four states align with federal law; all other states make marijuana usage permissible in some way. And this landscape makes my job […]
Many of the women in the Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing list are already CEOs. Others will someday head the company they are at or a competitor, and still others will make waves in other leadership roles. Regardless, they have all played a big part in leading their divisions and firms to record […]
Just 31% of workers with advanced digital skills held a bachelor’s degree or postsecondary equivalent, according to research released by Amazon Web Services and Gallup. However, 36% of employers report that a postsecondary degree is required even for an entry-level job requiring digital skills. In addition, an analysis of international job vacancy data finds that […]
On one side, there’s artificial intelligence, and on the other there is human experience and knowledge. And then there’s Torc, which combines the two to connect companies with a select group of software professionals at speed.
“We’re an AI-driven talent marketplace for remote developers,” says Mike Morris, co-founder and CEO.
One side of Torc’s marketplace is its […]