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Non-Traditional Talent to Solve Non-Traditional Problems – Optimizing the External Workforce


If ever there was a negative stigma placed on the external workforce, it’s disappearing now as business leaders recognize the many benefits of incorporating niche, specialized skill ...
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How the Gig Economy Is Changing Labor Strategies


The state of the workforce has never been more dynamic. More individuals are seeking to forgo the traditional work model – sitting at an office desk from 9 to 5 – instead taking ...
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Low-margin VMS Work – Friend or Foe?


As staffing and recruiting companies continue to get squeezed on margins – particularly with their VMS work – many look to a cost-effective alternative. Why, for example, would ...
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Did You Owe Taxes to the IRS?


One of the best ways to reduce your tax liability are tax credits. Programs like the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) can earn your company up to $9,600 for each qualified employee. ...
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Why Staffing Needs to Get Smarter with Suppliers


Staffing businesses are very good at the supply side of supplier-buyer relationships. It’s what they do best: quickly and capably supply talent to their clients (buyers). However, ...
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How to Identify Top Middle Management Talent


Gallup recently published The State of the American Manager 2015. According to the report, only 10% of employees possess the talent needed to be a great manager, and 90% of managers ...
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Global Power 50, Women in Staffing List


For the first time in its 25-year history, Staffing Industry Analysts is compiling a global list of women executives in staffing. It’s time to recognize the contribution of women ...
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Master Social Media Recruitment for IT Employees


According to Jobvite’s Annual Social Recruiting Survey, more companies are deploying social media recruiting efforts. Almost 94 percent of HR managers use LinkedIn to find job candidates ...
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A Dog of a Search


Have you ever said, “Man, I am having a bear of a search”? Well, how about a dog of a search?  To know me is to know that I love dogs. I have been an animal person since before ...
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The Staffing Software Metamorphosis: Eat or be Eaten


In a 2011 Wall Street Journal article, “Why Software Is Eating the World,” Marc Andreessen, who runs Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, laid out the ...
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