All Blog Posts Tagged 'staffing' (421)

The Methodology to make sense of the madness!!!

So last week I wrote about how some seem to feel the usage of tools in staffing and sourcing is un needed. I went on to explain why they are wrong and said I would layout my methodology for determining which tool to…


Added by Dean Da Costa on November 11, 2015 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Recruiting CRM Software: What To Look For & Why You Need One

As a recruiting and staffing agency you want to win clients, place candidates efficiently and conveniently access information needed to make strategic decisions. A strong ATS (applicant tracking system) with a built in recruiting CRM software (customer relationship management) can…


Added by Mary Waley on July 15, 2015 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

The 5 Catalysts Behind The Staffing Industry Boom

During years when temporary employment makes up slightly more than 2% of the current workforce (nearly 3,000,000 temp workers) and is continuing to increase, it is fascinating to notice the trends in a booming temporary employment and staffing industry compared to trends in employment as a whole.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that  a year over year comparison between temporary employment…


Added by Jonathan Rodriguez on March 19, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Diversity fail: Why you should never trust CVs and Job Interviews

Companies with a diverse workforce perform better. A 2009 study by McKinsey shows a connection between gender diversity and financial performance of a company: a company in which the management is gender diverse (more than 30% women in top management of the company), for example, had a 53 % better EBIT margin. So far so good.

So how do you get a more diverse workforce? Well, you probably already know it: it all depends on fair personnel selection. Fairness…


Added by Corinna Litera on March 16, 2015 at 5:55am — No Comments

Salary Looks Great, But What Are the Perks? Drawing On Company “Extras” to Captivate Candidates

It’s becoming ever-more critical that sourcers and recruiters know how to sell their company or client to candidates without getting stuck in a monetary loop. This means understanding all of the non-compensation extras which can help you acquire amazing talent – a vital skill when salary alone is not your strongest selling point. 

Start by creating a list which documents everything that might matter to candidates, and…


Added by Dana on February 18, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Recruitment Battle: 4 reasons why a specialist recruiter is the only option when recruiting technical roles.

Whether you’re a client looking to recruit or a candidate looking to climb another rung on the career ladder, there are an infinite number of approaches you could take to get the job done. So what makes a recruitment consultancy the only option when sourcing your next technical member of…


Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on February 17, 2015 at 5:00am — 5 Comments

How to Collect $25,000 on Placements that You Have Already Made

Clients are starting to tell us that the economy is picking up, and for the first time in years they are starting to feel optimistic. This…


Added by Wilson Cole on February 16, 2015 at 11:56pm — No Comments

5 Steps to a Collection Letter

5 Steps to a Collection Letter

I must get 10 calls a month from prospective clients who ask me for collection help on a past due account, and when I ask if they have sent a final demand letter, 75 percent of them will tell me they have not. Now, I do appreciate that everyone thinks of me…


Added by Wilson Cole on February 13, 2015 at 9:56pm — 1 Comment

2015 Contract Staffing and Recruiting Trends

2014 was a big year for contract staffing. The “temporary help services sector” added jobs and broke records nearly every month. This growth continues even now that direct hiring has finally bounced back from the recession.…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 21, 2015 at 4:42pm — No Comments

The one interviewing method you all should know!

Asking the right questions in a job interview is not easy. Sure there are numerous lists with interview questions, but how can you be sure they fit the job requirements? You can’t. A wonderful counter example would be the question we all know: "…


Added by Corinna Litera on January 21, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

A logical option: Your Staff and Logistics

In the world of business, it’s not enough to create a great product. Getting the product in your customer’s hands is often one of the most important parts of the process. After all, if you’re client cannot find the product there’s no chance he’s going to buy it, and if he buys it online, straight from you, and…


Added by Manuel Angel on January 20, 2015 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Recruiting Game-Changers for Agencies & Executive Search in 2015

The recruitment industry has seen a massive shift in the last few years with exponential growth and increased revenue in certain sectors. On the whole, Ciett found that the global revenue of recruitment agencies stands at over $350 billion, with over 200,000 recruitment agency branches across the globe, employing over 620,000 employees in 2013. Additionally, during the 12 month period ending August 21 2014, employment agency revenue…


Added by Maurice Karpes on January 12, 2015 at 8:23am — No Comments

The Stardust Equation™: When the illusion of talent becomes reality

A New Recruiting Paradigm Emerges | | @techstardust | innovation leader, recruiting veteran, and advisor | Transforming Talent Acquisition

The Stardust Equation: When illusion becomes reality

Value (V) is realized (R) and popularized in…


Added by James Chmielinski on December 29, 2014 at 9:39pm — 2 Comments

When Should Your Business Use a Recruiter?

Thousands of U.S. companies rely on the services of professional recruiting firms to fill employment needs. Some companies choose not to work with recruiters for various reasons – in house HR, specificity, budgeting concerns – but there are plenty more good reasons to bring in a professional recruiting team to help with staffing needs.

Here are a few instances your business should consider using a recruiter to help meet its hiring…


Added by Verigent on August 4, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

How to source on the lesser known sites!! ResumeUp

This is the 5th in the series on lesser known sites to source from.  As you saw in the first one we used x-raying to source, well guess what we are again and guess what it still works and it works for free. 

The 4th site we will discuss…


Added by Dean Da Costa on May 23, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Sourcing Lesser Known Sites: Career Cloud

This is the 5th in the series on lesser known sites to source from.  As you saw in the first one we used x-raying to source, well guess what we are again and guess what it still works and it works for…


Added by Dean Da Costa on May 8, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Sourcing Lesser Known Sites: BeKnown by Monster

This is the 5th in the series on lesser known sites to source from.  As you saw in the first one we used x-raying to source, well guess what we are again and guess what it still works and it works for free.

The 4th site we will discuss is BeKnown. …


Added by Dean Da Costa on April 30, 2014 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Recruiting: just a series of conversations?

Want to get recruiters all riled up? Tell them they ARE sales people. Or, tell them they ARE NOT sales people. Then watch the PASSION ignite. 

Whatever label anyone identifies with, isn’t recruiting just a series of conversations?

We are all familiar with how the 4 Ps…


Added by Kelly Blokdijk on April 8, 2014 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

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