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Success Begins with Attitude


Thomas Jefferson was right when he said, “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental ...
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Debunking Staffing Industry Myths


Temporary or project-based jobs are playing an increasingly important role in the continued economic recovery. According to CareerBuilder’s annual jobs forecast report, temporary ...
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Improving Fill Ratios


In major league baseball, a hitter who fails seven out of ten times will become a multi-millionaire and oftentimes make the Hall of Fame. Unfortunately, in IT staff augmentation fill ...
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Infuse Your Bottom Line With WOTC Retro


The federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) offers tax breaks to business that hire workers determined by the Department of Labor (DOL) to have specific barriers to employment, ...
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Don’t Discount Candidate Management


Candidate management is a process that doesn’t generate revenue, in the short term at least, but dismissing it is very short sighted. Recruitment leaders need to start thinking long ...
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Helping Candidates Find More Meaning in Their Careers


Staffing professionals have a responsibility to help the candidates they work with make the best decisions about new job opportunities. Sometimes, that means helping them fulfill their ...
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In the Name of Love: Managing Workplace Romance


Workplace romance is on the rise – according to a 2014 CareerBuilder Survey, 37% of workers have dated someone they work with while 24% of office romances involved a superior. Similarly, ...
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After Executive Forum: What Suppliers Would Like Buyers to Know


They came in droves, strong and confident. Staffing suppliers at the Executive Forum in Orlando are not just pleased with how the industry fared in 2014 — with sales up 6% overall ...
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How to Build a Bigger, Better Talent Pool


In an ideal world, when a job order comes in you always have the perfect candidate in mind and ready to go. The reality is that finding and placing quality talent isn’t usually that ...
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Process Control Letter


In my last couple of blogs, I discussed how over-rated many job orders are and what sales executives can do to increase the likelihood of more fills and a higher fill ratio. I spoke ...
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