As job creation in the professional arena continues to drive the economic recovery, the Business Professional and Support Staff sector is becoming one of the hottest areas for contract staffing.
According to Top Echelon Contracting's (TEC) 2012 statistics, Business Professional and Support Staff contractors accounted for 25% of our contract placements, compared with 16% in 2011. The only sector to bring in more contractors last year was Healthcare.
This is no…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 31, 2013 at 9:14am — No Comments
The myth that workers only become contractors to obtain a direct hire position has been officially debunked by a recent Randstad study.
Over 2,000 employed adults were surveyed for the Randstad Workforce360 Study. The study found that 78% of the…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on September 21, 2012 at 9:44am — No Comments
Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a direct-hire executive, and able to leap big projects in a single bound, it's the Supertemp!
That is the term that the Harvard Business Review used in its recent article, "The Rise of the Supertemp," to refer to a growing group of executives who are…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on June 13, 2012 at 8:25am — No Comments
"Temps" are no longer low paid, entry level workers. This is not news to us here at Top Echelon Contracting, as we have been reporting on the executive temping trend for the past couple of years. But a recent article on FINS Technology, a career site from The Wall Street Journal,…Continue
Executive temping is a popular option for companies as executive hiring in general appears to be heading toward a surge, according to a recent article by Human Resource Executive Online.
Per the article, ExecuNet's Recruiter Confidence Index reported that 66 percent of executive recruiters are "confident" or "very confident" that executive hiring will…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 4, 2011 at 2:03pm — No Comments
Recruiters specializing in executive search should brace themselves for big changes, according to a recent Human Resources Executive Online article.
Citing a recent report by the Association of Executive Search Consultants, the article predicts that executive search firms will become more specialized, focusing on specific industries or functions. In…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 14, 2011 at 10:01am — No Comments