Experts Corner

109, 2016

They Have Options

By |September 1st, 2016|

One might think that by its title, this article refers to clients or candidates. But no, I’m talking about your internal workers — those people you recruited, trained and entrusted your business to. Those who, over the years, formed very close business relationships with you, your customers, candidates and competitors in your ecosystem.

They are the […]

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 […]

106, 2016

Expert’s Corner: Temp Love

By |June 1st, 2016|

You do a lot for your temporary workers. You find them jobs, you pay them and provide them benefits. Why should you do anything more? Isn’t that enough? If I were your competition, I would repress a sly smile and say: yes, you’ve done plenty, relax.

But since I’m not, I’ll share one of the best-kept […]

305, 2016

Expert’s Corner: Helping Hands

By |May 3rd, 2016|

Staffing has long been an excellent industry for women to build rewarding careers. For a number of years now, gender balance (and even a skewing toward women) has been apparent in the employee and mid-level management ranks, but much less so at the C-level. We have made some strides. Just recently, Act-1 founder and CEO […]

103, 2016

The Power of Engagement

By |March 1st, 2016|

Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent with recruiters and staffing firms each year by companies trying to attract top talent to empty positions. A natural question posed by the people holding the purse strings for recruiting spend is: Are we getting our money’s worth?

The best-in-class or most engaged organizations (regularly defined as the top […]

2202, 2016

Get Visible

By |February 22nd, 2016|

Every day, millions of professionals use LinkedIn to find people. And in today’s market, candidates hold the power in the relationship with their recruiters. In order to manage expectations, recruiters need to change strategies, tools and approaches, to adapt to the power that candidates now hold.

That’s why it’s critical to maintain complete and optimized profiles […]

111, 2015

Expert’s Corner: Technical to the Core

By |November 1st, 2015|

Placing recruiters into specialties creates a successful hiring strategy

Here at Digital Intelligence Systems LLC (DISYS), we recently shifted our recruiting strategy. Whereas our recruiters had been regionally focused, we now follow a CORE model that has proven to be advantageous not only to clients utilizing our services, but to recruiters working within our organization.

With more […]

1510, 2015

Take Compliance Seriously

By |October 15th, 2015|

Companies view risk differently when it comes to their contingent workforce. The risks CW programmes seem prepared to take can be country-specific, with many of them being risk-averse in more developed countries or they can also be industry specific with banking and finance being more risk-averse than the IT and telecommunications industry amongst others. As […]

110, 2015

Expert’s Corner: Analyze This

By |October 1st, 2015|

How to recognize and realize the value in big data

We tend to use data analytics to identify and target customers, to yield information that influences everything from product development to sales and customer service. Yet data analytics can be used for so much more. Data analytics reaches beyond the transactional aspects of assessing market cost, […]

107, 2015

Expert’s Corner: Read the Numbers

By |July 1st, 2015|

Five common mistakes business leaders make in statistical analysis

H.G. Wells was ahead of his time in 1903 when he wrote, “Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to read and write!” And he was right. Today, some basic statistical knowledge is essential to running a staffing business.

With a […]