Everyone makes mistakes, but when it comes to hiring, those mistakes can be quite expensive.
Citing a CareerBuilder survey, J.J. Keller reported that 69% of businesses experienced a bad hire in 2012. Forty-one percent estimated the cost of that bad hire to be at least $25,000…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 3, 2013 at 8:48am — No Comments
The unemployment rate may be slowly going down, but there is one number that seems to keep going up: the number of Americans who have been out of work for six months or longer.
The number of…Continue
Everyone wants to make more money, and recruiters are no exception. One of easiest and most reliable ways for recruiters to make more money is to add contract staffing to their business models.
Contract staffing can help recruiters generate more income by:
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 17, 2012 at 4:50pm — No Comments
One of the perks of contract staffing is that, on top of the hourly rate you earn as your contractor works, you can also earn a nice conversion fee if your client decides to hire the contractor direct. So what would you say if we told you there is a whole crop of workers out there that, if placed as contractors, could increase your conversion fees?
Well, according to Workforce, there is -…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on September 23, 2011 at 2:45pm — No Comments
For those at the beginning of their careers, internships may provide more than a resume boost. An internship could prove to be an audition for a full-time position with the company providing the internship. A recent CNNMoney article cited results from a National Association of Colleges and Employers that found…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on May 19, 2011 at 8:56am — No Comments
The times they are a-changing, and so are the workers previously known as temps.
A recent article by The Ithaca (New York) Journal talks about the rise in temporary hiring, stating that U.S. employers added 300,000 temporary jobs in 2010. And that's just one of the recent changes the article reports in temporary…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on March 9, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments
In a recent blog post, we reported on an article by The Kansas City Star that discussed the trend of hiring workers on a contract basis to complete projects, a practice the article referred to as "adhocracy." As many of the recruiters we work with can attest, this trend is very real. And for some, it lead to their first contract…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 18, 2011 at 11:11am — No Comments