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Bucking Gender Stereotypes in Sales


In an attempt at emasculation, people say things like: • “Man up!” • “Quit being such a girl.” • “Why don’t you go put your big girl/boy panties on?” • “Suck ...
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Forecasts for the Job Market in 2014


While the job market may not have moved as quickly as many would have wished in 2013, it certainly improved. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed 186,300 jobs were created per ...
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Unintended Consequences Along the Compliance Continuum Part II: 2014 Audit-Proofing Advice


In a previous post, I discussed the basics of the compliance environment and some proactive measures that can be taken to stay ahead of the storm; now, let’s refresh your memory. ...
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How to Spot Untrustworthy Job Candidates


One of the universal banes of the staffing industry, no matter what field or part of the country, is the untrustworthy candidate. Most recruiters have a horror story or two about a ...
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Interviewing for the Cultural Fit


Many job interviews focus on a candidate’s job skills and experience. But it’s also important to assess whether a person is a good match for the company’s culture. Matching a ...
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Social Recruiting Tools: Threat to Staffing Firms’ Livelihood or Opportunity?


When you mention the term “social recruiting,” does your team get fired up or run screaming for the hills? It probably depends on their perspective. To some, social networks ...
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The Affordable Care Act: 2014 and Beyond


In its attempt to reach orbit, the Affordable Care Act has undergone a bumpy ride in terms of both altitude and velocity. The insurance exchanges (now called marketplaces) have seen ...
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Timing the Sale of Your IT Staffing Company


The IT segment of the staffing marketplace is performing well right now and is one of the most sought after segments for staffing industry acquirers per our discussions with active ...
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4 Ways to Shake Up Recruiting in 2014


The future of the staffing industry is looking bright. According to a report by Staffing Industry Analysts, staffing is expected to grow by at least six percent in 2014. Hiring in general ...
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Tis the Season: Implications of Supplying Workers With Alcohol


Employers considering offering alcohol at holiday or recreational events need to consider the legal implications and possible liabilities they face for supplying employees with the ...
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