What Does an Employed Recession Mean for Recruitment?

Concerns around the economic climate may be growing, but all signs are pointing to a relatively stable hiring market at the moment, even though we have seen a slowdown in hiring. Data ...

To Navigate a Downturn, Double-down on Your People

Did you know that some of the best products in the world were created during downturns? These include the iPod, Monopoly, the photocopier and even chocolate chip cookies. If necessity ...

Ready for Anything: What Staffing Firms Need to Know

If you work in the staffing industry, you may be feeling a little pessimistic (or at least uncertain) right now. We still haven’t fully recovered from the pandemic, talent is in short ...

Cutting DE&I Hiring in A Recession: The Mistake You Can’t Afford

There’s no doubt about it — an economic downturn is on the horizon. It’s estimated that one-third of the global economy will contract in 2022 and/or 2023, and surviving the recession ...

Companies Are Laying Off Thousands Based on Stack Rankings – Why That’s Exactly the Wrong Approach

In October, the Washington Post reported details on Elon Musk’s plans for massive layoffs at Twitter. The paper revealed that Musk planned to use manager-driven stack rankings to ...

Eyes on 2023: What Staffing Firms Should Do Now to Prepare for Anything

Are we in a recession or not? All the traditional indicators are there for a recession. We’ve had two quarters of declining GDP in 2022. Inflation is up. Interest rates are up. Housing ...

Creating Success in Unsettled Times

As we move through the fourth quarter of the year, any thought that the constantly evolving world of work would have stabilized even slightly by the end of 2022 is out the window. Based ...

2023 Staffing Trends to Watch

It’s that time of year when business leaders forecast and budget for the new year — and that means pulling out the crystal ball to try to predict trends and prepare contingencies. ...

Developing a Future-Proof Recruitment Market

The events of the last month have thrown a range of new hurdles at us all. While we expected the announcement of the new Prime Minister to take center stage for September, the passing ...

Demand for Contractors Surging Amidst Skills Shortages

UK labor shortages have been highly publicized this year, and it looks as though Brexit has been a key contributor to this, with a new report led by academics from Oxford university ...

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