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The Importance of Client Control


In my last post, I discussed the tremendous false sense of security job orders provide industry professionals. Far too often, staffing companies have more orders to work on than they ...
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Recruitment Marketing: The Basics for Recruitment Professionals


We have been feeling the effects of a skills shortage for some time now, and as candidates continue to have the upper hand, often the reasons a person picks one company over another ...
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Social Recruiting – The Changing Face of Staffing


Social media has become the integral part of any recruiting firm. And the estimated impact of social media on the recruiting landscape has been aggressive. Social recruiting has started ...
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Stressful Jobs


There are days when working as a staffing specialist can generate way too much stress. Fortunately, it still isn’t enough to qualify for one of the nation’s most stressful ...
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How To Handle The Doubt-filled Depths of Employment Gaps


Moore’s Law states that computer processing speed doubles every 18 months, a good indication of how fast technology jobs change, too. For a job seeker who has employment gaps of more ...
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‘Oh No, Not A Job Order!’


Job orders are overrated. They are easy to acquire and a waste of time. Job orders provide a terrific false sense of security. In a word, job orders stink. You may ask, how can that ...
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Rising to the Challenge of Data Privacy and Compliance


The staffing industry, by its very nature, stores information on individuals and much of it is either private or confidential. The Edward Snowden controversy (and multiple data breaches ...
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Shining a Positive Light on Candidates Creates More Placements


Recruiting and staffing firms are finding that the hiring atmosphere has become fiercely competitive in the last few years. It is not enough to just have qualified and experienced candidates; ...
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Candidate and Client Services in the Forecast


Snow is not the only thing dominating landscapes. I’ve recently had the opportunity to speak with leaders from more than 30 different staffing solutions providers. From small to ...
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So What if You’re Not a “Best Place to Work”?


Are you frustrated by trying to get your finance people or other senior executives to understand the value of measuring and building employee engagement? If so, you are not alone. I’ve ...
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