All Blog Posts Tagged 'workforce' (35)

Did You Know That "New Collar" Jobs are Vital to The Job Market?

As the nation's largest technology employer, IBM is not the only company facing a global skills shortage. Nearly 86% of employers are struggling to identify qualified workers in critical areas such as cybersecurity, data science, artificial intelligence and cognitive business. Demand for cybersecurity experts are expected to increase to 6 million global jobs by 2019 and the number of unfilled jobs is also expected to rise: 1.5 million jobs by…


Added by Chrissy Nicholas Dooley on January 17, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

What Contingent Workers Don’t Want in a Job Aside from Crummy Pay

What Contingent Workers Don’t Want in a Job Aside from Crummy Pay

Pay is an essential motivator in the contingent hiring process, but only up to a certain…


Added by Chrissy Nicholas Dooley on November 22, 2016 at 4:07pm — No Comments

What's Undermining Your Engagement of Contingent Labor?

According to the U.S. Government and Accountability Office, approximately 40% of America's workforce now qualifies as contingent workers.  This change in the way people prefer to work is evidenced by the…


Added by Catherine Hess on August 29, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments


I interviewed Dr. Tracey Wilen, the author of "Employed for Life: 21st Century Career Trends" in this episode of "The Jim Stroud Show." We discussed the world of work from a 21st century perspective and how much…


Added by Jim Stroud on March 11, 2014 at 9:10pm — No Comments

5 Ways to Manage A Distributed Team Effectively

Running a distributed or virtual team is much easier than you think! Perhaps you are thinking about employing a team of freelancers to manage your software development or maybe you need virtual receptionists and administrators to handle the day to day running of your business. When managed well, a distributed team can increase productivity and help you to reduce overheads, but it really does need to be managed exceptionally well. There…


Added by Or Hillel on March 6, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Danielle Monaghan "An HR Journey Leads to Insights on Asia" Interview Article, HR Magazine july 2013 * Cross-Cultural HR Experiences

Interview by John Scorza, SHRM, Danielle Monaghan, HR director at Cisco Systems Inc., learns from cross-cultural HR experiences. "as HR director for Cisco Systems in North Asia, she delivered a range of HR services to more than 7,000 employees in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea.

Back in the U.S. since last year, Monaghan is director of human resources overseeing leadership…


Added by Dave Mendoza on July 23, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Are You Managing Your Workforce Planning?

Unemployment notched down to 7.6% last month and the number of jobs added to the economy has averaged 169,000 over the past 12 months. If companies are creating jobs, is there more emphasis on managing their workforce and making sure new employees are placed where companies really need them? If companies are focusing more on WFP and WFM, should hiring demand…


Added by Abby Lombardi on April 16, 2013 at 10:44am — No Comments


The president of our company and I were recently invited to attend a keynote given by one the 50 most influential people in business internationally and I could go on and on with all their credits  but will reframe. She was asked what bit of information she would pass on to someone just getting started. I could give you her answer but that was not the point of this post.

The more I thought about her speech the more I thought how there is really little difference in those at the top…


Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 14, 2013 at 3:44am — No Comments

Exempt, non-Exempt, contrac employee, independent contractor & lease staffing employee

Regardless of your position it is very important to fully understnad the difference between various employment statuses.

Employee status is defined by both IRS code and DOL laws.

Non-exempt simply means the employee is not exempt by DOL from the employer paying overtime. They may work for the client company or a third-party provider.

Exempt is a status given to certain employees who meet DOL requirements such as minimum salaries, job titles and certain work requirements…


Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 9, 2013 at 7:07am — No Comments

The Net / Net of Net Geners

The Net Net of the Net Geners

Presented by: Doug Douglas – National Engagement Manager at Stark

Text from Presentation given to, as well as the TASSCC TEC Conference in Austin, TX


Today I’m going to sharing with you information and insights regarding the 21st Century Workforce. My day to day role is to work with HR…


Added by Doug Douglas on May 9, 2012 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Is Now the Time to Go Into Business for Myself?

After several years of layoffs, many companies are either standing pat with their current workforce sizes or even adding employees here and there.

Others, however, continue to make cuts where needed in order to stabilize their losses and try and position themselves for a positive 2012 as we sit a quarter of the way into the year.

In the event you have found yourself the victim of a job layoff recently or just do not look forward to going to work each and every day, could your…


Added by Dave Thomas on April 12, 2012 at 2:15pm — 1 Comment

What is the most popular source of hire?

Jim Stroud interviews Gerry Crispin and discusses his annual research report - "Source of Hire."

00:01 - Introduction

00:17 - You know who The GodFather of HR is

00:32 - Bleep

01:52 - It is a flawed process how ATS count source of hire

03:33 - There isn't one source that stands on its own

05:10 - Direct sourcing…


Added by Jim Stroud on March 13, 2012 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

How Many Corporate Recruiters Do We Need?

Recently, we have been spending a lot of time on the question “how many recruiters do we need in our corporate staffing function”? When corporate staffing budgets were decimated over the last three years, and have (very) slowly moved back up again as the economy has trickled upwards, there has been a renewed…


Added by Jeremy Eskenazi on June 15, 2011 at 4:25pm — 5 Comments

Women Now Outnumber Men In The Workforce – What Does This Mean for Our Future?

In February 2010, The New York Times reported that, for the first time in recorded history, women outnumbered men on the nation’s payrolls.

What does this mean for the American workforce?

Unfortunately, women’s ascendance in the workplace is partially related to the recent recession. More men work in industries hit harder by the recession, such as financial services, manufacturing and construction. Women tend to predominate in industries such as education and…


Added by Tim Giehll on June 2, 2011 at 1:47pm — 4 Comments

Changing Tides: The Workforce is Shifting

The tides are changing…oh, yes they are.  Hang on.  Get ready.  The shift is happening, again.

First, let’s frame where we’re at.  The Millennial Generation (those born between 1980 and 1991) is emerging as the predominate workforce.  They are a larger group, collectively, than the Baby Boomers (those born…


Added by David Rose on May 17, 2011 at 2:10pm — 2 Comments

Women (in IT) listen up - you have not, because you ask not

A recent blog by Tony Kontzer really got our…


Added by Jon Prete on March 18, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Will Social Recruiting Dig the Job Board Plot Next to the "Help Wanted" Grave

I find this whole recruiting train of thought amusing...

With Linked In, Facebook, Twitter, and myriad other avenues of engagement - worrying about where the best site to place a job ad...well, er - it sounds like a discussion from a 100 years ago listening to two buggy whip salesmen chatting about which blacksmith to…


Added by K.C. on February 14, 2011 at 9:00pm — 20 Comments

Utilizing the over 65 workforce

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…


Added by Tim Giehll on February 10, 2011 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Is Making a "Career Investment" like Swallowing a Dead Fish? - PART I

(With 2/3 of the workforce or about 60-70 million people actively looking or open to a new job opportunity, and just 3-4 million jobs advertised, creating a Career Investment Portfoilio may just be the wisest step to take...This Two Part article will spell out the state of the current employment economy and explain how to easily build a Career Investment Portfolio and benefit from it now and into the…


Added by K.C. on February 10, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Staffing Solutions in 2011: Looking Ahead

Since I looked back at 2010 in a recent post, I’ll look ahead in this one. And I’ll admit, reading U.S. News and World Report’s annual …


Added by Tim Giehll on January 19, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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