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 businesses and their recruiteres has been opened. It gives companies a chance to make new connections with potential passive contacts. Just like with anything, there are many great ways it can be utilized by recruiters, but there are also a number of potholes to look out for if you want to make sure to use social…Continue
A thought leader is someone who has innovative ideas and concepts – someone who, despite what is going on around them, defies convention and tries something new and succeeds. It is a term that was coined over fifteen years ago and has a lot of new dynamics in the current age. The advent of social media and the continuing advance of technology makes being innovative and sharing those innovative ideas. How do we utilize these things to share our ideas? What things are there for us to use? Here…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on February 28, 2011 at 10:20am — No Comments
eEmpACT’s parent company, Bond International Software, is proud to be a Pinnacle Sponsor of the 20th annual Staffing Industry Executive Forum. The forum will take place at the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach, FL from Monday, February 28 through Thursday, March 3.
The Executive Forum is a meeting place for individuals from all sectors of the staffing industry. It is a venue for the industry’s top thinkers to come together and discuss strategic issues and trends as well…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on February 24, 2011 at 11:47am — No Comments
Irish poet William Butler Yeats once said, “Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.” I think this quote embodies a really important thing that we sometimes forget not only in the office, but in all aspects of life: how to properly communicate. We talk to strangers, friends, colleagues all the time, but there are many techniques we could employ to enrich our communicative experience for us and those we are communicating with. That’s what I’ll be talking about…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on February 24, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
If you been in staffing for any length of time, you’ve seen many changes take place that affect how the staffing industry gets things done. It’s more important now than ever for staffing professionals to be online both as a way to do their job better and as a way to keep current with all the changes taking place every day.
Here are 4 current facts…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on February 22, 2011 at 2:53pm — No Comments
In our last post, we outlined some of the key trends (and implications) you’re going to face in 2011. So how can you ensure that you have a great year?
a. Define your target client – what kinds of employers are the BEST match for your capabilities and approach to service?
b. Clearly define your positioning – determine exactly how you want to be…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on February 18, 2011 at 2:18pm — No Comments
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 …
Added by Tim Giehll on February 15, 2011 at 9:29am — No Comments
Does your staffing software allow you to enter “66,” “67,” “68,” and even higher numbers for the age of your workers? Can your system handle “100″? It probably does, but you should double check anyways, for workers 65 and older are one of the fastest growing segments of the American…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on February 10, 2011 at 6:10pm — No Comments
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 …Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on February 7, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments