Debbie Fledderjohann's Blog Posts Tagged 'Fee' (7)

Stop Clients from Making a $50,000 Hiring Mistake

Everyone makes mistakes, but when it comes to hiring, those mistakes can be quite expensive.

Citing a CareerBuilder survey, J.J. Keller reported that 69% of businesses experienced a bad hire in 2012. Forty-one percent estimated the cost of that bad hire to be at least $25,000…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 3, 2013 at 8:48am — No Comments

Help Unemployed Candidates Get Back in the Game

The unemployment rate may be slowly going down, but there is one number that seems to keep going up: the number of Americans who have been out of work for six months or longer. 

The number of…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on June 21, 2012 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

3 Ways Recruiters Can Make More Money With Contract Staffing

Everyone wants to make more money, and recruiters are no exception. One of easiest and most reliable ways for recruiters to make more money is to add contract staffing to their business models.

Contract staffing can help recruiters generate more income by:

  1. Providing a steady stream of income - When you make a direct placement, it's a one-time fee and you're done.  With contract staffing, you continue to make money over the course of the whole contract.…

Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 17, 2012 at 4:50pm — No Comments

Place More Interns, Earn More Conversion Fees!

One of the perks of contract staffing is that, on top of the hourly rate you earn as your contractor works, you can also earn a nice conversion fee if your client decides to hire the contractor direct. So what would you say if we told you there is a whole crop of workers out there that, if placed as contractors, could increase your conversion fees?

Well, according to Workforce, there is -…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on September 23, 2011 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Internships a Path to Full-Time Jobs . . . and Conversion Fees?

For those at the beginning of their careers, internships may provide more than a resume boost.  An internship could prove to be an audition for a full-time position with the company providing the internship. A recent CNNMoney article cited results from a National Association of Colleges and Employers that found…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on May 19, 2011 at 8:56am — No Comments

Temps Are No Longer Temps, and 3 Other Changes

The times they are a-changing, and so are the workers previously known as temps.

A recent article by The Ithaca (New York) Journal talks about the rise in temporary hiring, stating that U.S. employers added 300,000 temporary jobs in 2010.  And that's just one of the recent changes the article reports in temporary…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on March 9, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Using Contractors to Help Clients Complete Projects

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…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 18, 2011 at 11:11am — No Comments


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