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
Hiring freeze. Those two words can stop recruiters dead in their tracks. After all, if a client says they are unable to hire, where does that leave you? It's the one client excuse that there is no easy argument against.
Or is there? Several of the recruiters we work with have discovered another word that can immediately melt the ice on a deep hiring freeze . . .contracting! In fact, for many, hiring freezes lead them to their first contract placements.
Hiring managers are…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 18, 2011 at 11:06am — No Comments
One of these recruiters was…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 18, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
Not only is contracting becoming more popular, it is also becoming more lucrative for contractors.
Citing data from the Yoh Index of Technology Wages, Human Resources Executive Online has reported that hourly wages for skilled temporary workers increased 4.3 percent between last November and December after hitting a…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 18, 2011 at 10:53am — No Comments
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
Since President Obama took office, there has been a marked shift in how immigration enforcement is handled. Where immigration raids aimed at capturing illegal immigrants were more common during the Bush administration, now U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is relying on I-9 inspections to find and fine employers who do not follow immigration laws. As a result, employers are becoming more educated about the inspection process and fines that could be assessed.
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 2, 2011 at 9:24am — No Comments