All Blog Posts Tagged 'temporary' (22)

NOT QUITE READY FOR RETIREMENT? CONSIDER SOMETHING IN BETWEEN.

Baby boomers, those born between Jan 1, 1946 and Dec 31st, 1964, have started to retire a couple of years ago. Sounds crazy? Well just add 65 to 1946 and presto…it’s 2011. Everyday more than 10,000 baby boomers will…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on March 3, 2014 at 2:48pm — No Comments

HOW TO TURN TEMP JOB TO PERMANENT JOB

How to turn temp job to permanent job? Learn some tips on just how to do that. Keep in mind that the…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on December 18, 2013 at 1:10pm — No Comments

The Beauty of Coworking for Recruiters

Some recruiters go to an office every day. Some go to their basement home office every day. So if you are one of the entrepreneurs, the blended desk worker who does a little bit of everything, this post is for you.

We are increasingly becoming a freelance, temp-work nation, and the recruiting industry is no exception. So while you may be working with temp firms to find contract, temporary, and freelance workers, you may be a bit of a contract/freelance…

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Added by Jessica Lunk on March 1, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

What's good for the Goose...

We are approaching the 48th anniversary of the death of Catherine Genovese. In March of 1964 young Catherine was on her way home from work when she would brutally beaten and murdered by an attacker in the Queens borough of New York City. Although murders happen everyday in New York they are not to be taken lightly. And in this particular case there is something staggering that was uncovered by the police investigation. It appears that on the night of the murder 38 law-abiding, respectable…

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Added by Bradford on February 27, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

Do We Really Know What Employers Want?

In a day and age when the national unemployment rate still remains more than 8 percent, it is safe to say that it remains an employer’s market.

That being said, we know or should know what most employers are looking for when it comes to hiring new workers.

Among the things traditionally sought are:

• Dependability;

• Trustworthiness;

• Attention to detail;

• Ability and desire to pitch in where needed.

While those may be common sense things on…

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Added by Dave Thomas on February 13, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

The Future of Staffing -- What If?

In June of 2009, the American Staffing Association Staffing Index bottomed out, after a loss of 1.14 million jobs – 37 percent of its workforce. Since then, the staffing and recruiting industry has seen month-over-month improvement in many segments and many geographic areas. That news analyzed and reported on a year later in 2010 by the ASA, was perhaps one of many factors that may have led the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) to state that the recession of 2007-2009 ended that…

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Added by Phil McCutchen on October 27, 2011 at 9:52am — No Comments

National Staffing Employee Week is Starting on Monday! How Will You Recognize Your Temporary Employees?

Employers across the country are urged to celebrate National Staffing Employee Week from Sept. 12–18 this year. Created by the American Staffing Association, the weeklong event honors the millions of hard working people employed by staffing firms across the nation.

National Staffing Employee Week is designed to promote awareness of the staffing industry through active community involvement, focus attention on the benefits that the industry affords its employees, and…

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Added by Tim Giehll on September 9, 2011 at 3:50pm — No Comments

VIRTUAL RECRUITERS NEEDED!!!

 

GOAL Recruiting Group (www.goalrecruiting.com)

is an energetic company dedicated to delivering recruitment and training

solutions for both companies and business professionals throughout the country.

 

Our business has grown and we need a couple of Virtual Recruiters ASAP to help with

our load.

 

We support DIRECT HIRE (“Permanent Placement”) and long term…

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Added by Portia Thompson on June 28, 2011 at 1:09am — No Comments

The Top Staffing Companies in the World

In its March 2011 issue, Fortune magazine released its annual list of the World’s Most Admired Companies. These are the companies that have the best reputations among business people.

To create this list, Fortune’s research group surveys approximately 1,400 companies: the 1,000 largest U.S. companies ranked by revenue; non-U.S. companies in Fortune’s Global 500 database with revenue of $10 billion or more; and the top foreign companies operating in the…

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Added by Tim Giehll on April 25, 2011 at 10:51am — 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

Social Media Potholes for Temp Staffing

Social Media, recently and over the past few years, has gotten bigger and bigger. With websites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and many others, a whole new path of interaction for staffing businesses has been opened. It gives companies a chance to make new connections with potential candidates and customers. Just like with anything, there are many great ways it can be utilized by Temporary Staffing firms, but there are also a number of things to look out for if you want to make sure to use…

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Added by Tim Giehll on March 1, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Five Things you Didn't Know About Temping

So the media cannot wait to tell us that unemployment is up again.

Does the British public really thrive on doom and gloom? Is it the only way to sell news papers? I really hope not.

Those of you that know my work will be aware of how I feel on the subject and that I do my best to compensate for the media with positive blogs about the economy, our society and employment.

So here it is, the five things you didn’t know about…

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Added by Mike Waterton on February 18, 2011 at 2:34am — No Comments

Five Things you Didn't Know About Temping

So the media cannot wait to tell us that unemployment is up again.

Does the British public really thrive on doom and gloom? Is it the only way to sell news papers? I really hope not.

Those of you that know my work will be aware of how I feel on the subject and that I do my best to compensate for the media with positive blogs about the economy, our society and employment.

So here it is, the five things you didn’t know about…

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Added by Mike Waterton on February 18, 2011 at 2:34am — No Comments

Staffing trends for 2011

The staffing industry is poised for a year of exceptional growth. The economy continues to strengthen, and flexible work arrangements appear to be the hiring structure of choice for businesses looking to expand capacity, capitalize on new opportunity, and minimize risk.

So what are the big staffing trends that will impact your sales team in 2011?

1) 20% plus growth for temporary staffing in Q1 2011.

According to …

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Added by Tim Giehll on February 15, 2011 at 9:29am — No Comments

Blasting Away the Myths About Temporary Work

I am fed up of the negativity surrounding temporaryrecruitment agencies. This blog is the start of me changing the perception ofhow recruitment agencies can add REAL VALUE to a business.

If you have ever thought that working via a recruitmentagency meant you were a second class citizen then I am pleased to tell you thatyou are wrong. Or should I say misinformed?

In the current climate, many companies are operating a leanwork…

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Added by Mike Waterton on January 13, 2011 at 2:56am — No Comments

We Are All in This Together – So Act Like it!

Not so long ago, our newly elected Prime Minister had no hesitancy in letting us know that things could not continue the way they had done for the last few years. Whatever your political views, in terms of a

common sense approach, everyone will have agreed with the statement “We are all

in this together”...................





After two years of high petrol prices, big brands on the high street…

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Added by Mike Waterton on August 22, 2010 at 6:59am — No Comments

Linking Social Media and Face to Face Networking

The networking event I attended last night had an unusually low turnout. I appreciate that people are on holiday,but even taking this in to account I still expected there to be more people to a very regular event.





This morning I had an email from a business associate who I had expected to see at the networking evening, so I called…

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Added by Mike Waterton on August 11, 2010 at 10:04am — No Comments

Need Help With Holiday Cover This Summer?

The school holiday is up on us and for most families it is a time to get away and enjoy a well earned break.





However, if like many companies over the last two years redundancies / scaling down and a ban on recruitment have left you lean enough to survive but too thin to cover holidays then we can help.





Temp Network specialises in providing businesses…

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Added by Mike Waterton on August 5, 2010 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Screening Temporary Employees - A 2010 Hiring Trend Makes It More Important Than Ever

The change in the economy over the last two years has increased the contracting of temporary workers, a trend that many believe is here to stay. The U.S. Department of Labor notes that employment of temporary workers is expected to grow 19% through 2018.…

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Added by Doreen Koronios on March 1, 2010 at 11:59am — No Comments

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