All Blog Posts Tagged 'Supply' (15)

What to Do When There's a Shrinking Candidate Supply

With the economy recovering, the labor marketplace has shifted from employer-driven to candidate-driven, according to a MRI…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on August 21, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

How Do Recent Graduate Degrees Match Up to Demand?

Many students are beginning their careers as they graduate college this Spring. Recent graduates represent 2.9% of the total US workforce.

In 2013, about 4,361,380 graduates joined the labor market and a similar number will graduate this year. In what fields do these graduating candidates possess…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on June 12, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

6 Ways to Find More Candidates

About 20% of jobs are considered hard-to-fill. Chances are your organization is filling some of these jobs. Understanding how difficult recruiting can be, I wanted to share some tips with you on how to expand your candidate supply for your open positions. 

1. Look for Candidates with Other Job…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on May 22, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Companies Recruiting College Grads May Need to Increase Their Budgets

I was recently talking with a friend of mine whose son is starting his sophomore year in college and just changed his major to Petroleum Engineering.  When she asked her son why he chose that major he informed her that is has the highest starting salary potential of any job for college graduates.  He obviously did his research as you will see… Continue

Added by Tim Giehll on September 1, 2011 at 11:49am — 2 Comments

Is Temporary Staffing Permanent Now?

An article in the New York Times suggests that employers and employees alike might be moving toward a temporary-centric staffing model.

In November 2010, 80% of the 50,000 jobs created in the private sector were temporary positions. For all of 2010, a bit more than 26% of 1.17 million jobs were temporary positions. That’s a lot.

What are we to make of such high numbers of temporary…

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Added by Tim Giehll on March 14, 2011 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Minimum Wage – The Good, Bad and Ugly

As of January 1, the minimum wage went up in these states: Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Ohio, Oregon, Vermont and Washington.

We’re not talking about a large amount, either for the wage or the increase. In Ohio, for example, the minimum wage went up from $7.30/hour to $7.40, and in Arizona it went from $7.25/hour to $7.35/hour. The federal minimum wage is $7.25/hour, and states are free to have a higher minimum wage. …

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Added by Tim Giehll on March 11, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The Use of Social Networks in Recruiting Continues to Grow

In two previous posts I discussed whetherLinkedIn will Replace Monster & Careerbuilder and shared 5 Ways…

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Added by Tim Giehll on February 21, 2011 at 3:25pm — 1 Comment

5 Ways Staffing Professionals Can Leverage LinkedIn



Over the course of the last few years, I’ve observed what was once ‘channels for the young’ become channels for any number of purposes including business. It’s my firm belief that the staffing industry too will quickly need to hop on the social train or be left in the station.

 

I noted in a …

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Added by Tim Giehll on February 7, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Unemployment Pays Better Than Working!



Staffing Software



A recent article on careerbuilder.com has some interesting numbers:

  • 17% of unemployed…
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Added by Tim Giehll on November 15, 2010 at 11:04am — 2 Comments

HR and Social Media: Looking Ahead

HR social media



Lots of stories – some of them hilarious, some of them tragic – about the increasing use of social media by HR professionals are out there.



Until now, much of the use has been directed toward finding and screening candidates. But problems associated with such use have begun to ripple out, and HR professionals everywhere are (or at least should be)…

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Added by Tim Giehll on November 3, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Filling Executive Level Job Vacancies: Understanding Why Passion Trumps Pay

Compensation is no match for worker happiness, as I recently shared, in my post on how best to fill job vacancies. But how does compensation stand up to passion?



Recent research into what compels employee performance is changing our understanding of what motivational techniques are truly most effective. Contained within this research are important implications for staffing firms, corporations and executive search firms struggling with executive level job vacancies.



The… Continue

Added by Tim Giehll on October 22, 2010 at 2:49pm — No Comments

5 Timeless Recruiting Blog Posts Everyone Should Read

With the speed at which social media moves, can a blog post truly be referred to as “timeless?”

Of course. Working within the recruiting software industry, I see first-hand how the most modern features we offer our customers are essentially designed to solve the same core problems.

Similarly, messaging designed to solve core recruiting challenges can always be seen as timeless, even if this messaging is contained in a blog post that…

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Added by Tim Giehll on October 14, 2010 at 7:11am — 2 Comments

Driving Costs Out of the Human Capital Supply Chain - an interview with Dustin Mattison from Logipi

Having helped more than 800 staffing and recruiting firms automate their operations, Tim Giehll, CEO of Bond Talent US, brings an interesting perspective to the subject of continuous process improvement, and he does not believe the days of Six Sigma are over. He does acknowledge that, without the star power of Jack Welch and Larry Bossidy, Six Sigma is no longer grabbing the attention of the media the way it did in its heyday, but says it is still "alive and… Continue

Added by Tim Giehll on April 27, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Six Sigma for Human Capital Supply Chains

The concept of Six Sigma is not merely a quality initiative for

manufacturing or distribution organizations, but it is a business

initiative for any strategic business process, including Human Capital

Supply Chains. The real message of Six Sigma for HR goes beyond

statistics. Six Sigma for HR is a total management commitment and

philosophy of:

  • excellence,
  • customer…
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Added by Tim Giehll on March 23, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

AIT Group offers Supply Chain & Lean Six Sigma Training, Coaching, and Certification



Hi, my name is Steven Bonacorsi and a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. I would like to add you to my professional network



Let me know if I can be of any assistance to you and your business.



A good group to join is the Lean Six Sigma Group

http://www.linkedin.com/e/gis/37987/6E3D9761A834



Another good groups is Advanced Innovation… Continue

Added by Steven Bonacorsi on December 25, 2008 at 9:19am — No Comments

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