Preparing for the Autumn Spike in Contractor Demand

September has historically tended to mark the beginning of a busy period for businesses and the engagement of contractors.  However, with increasing competition for talent amidst a ...

Worker Expectations are Changing in the New Normal. Here’s How Businesses Can Adapt

The American labor force is experiencing a historic realignment. For the first time in decades, the labor market favors workers: a recent survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of New ...

Hiring Up as Staffing Sector Contends with Skills Shortages

In recent months, we have reported how the professional job market has bounced back since the dark days of the first lockdown – and I’m delighted, though not altogether surprised, ...

Enhancing Onboarding Experiences to Gain a Competitive Edge

Proper onboarding affects the employee experience and has a direct impact on the cost of a new hire. It also helps mitigate company risk. My first post in this series discussed the ...

Transitioning to a Dynamic Workforce in the Era of the Great Resignation

If the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that companies need to be able to adapt quickly. According to IBM, 55% of organizations made permanent changes to their organization ...

The Great Resignation or An Extraordinary Opportunity? Now is the Time to Make People the Priority

The meaning of work has been evolving for decades, but the last year has propelled us forward. Some worry about the “great resignation,” but this is actually an extraordinary opportunity. ...

The Great Talent Exodus: What’s the Impact?

When it comes to its impact on the world of work, Covid-19 will be remembered mostly for the things it slowed down. But in certain areas, the pandemic has been an agent of rapid acceleration ...

The Onboarding KPIs That Every Staffing Firm Should Be Tracking

In my last post, I discussed the importance of effective onboarding in compliance, such as how education of recruiters and candidates on that importance will drive their own compliance ...

Top Trends in Staffing Now — Part 1

No one could have anticipated or fully prepared for the past year in any industry. In staffing, as in many other industries, organizations transformed swiftly to meet wildly changing ...

The Rise of Nearshore Outsourcing

My business is in helping other companies staff to scale their teams. As I speak with potential clients about how nearshore outsourcing can benefit their small business, I often am ...

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