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Recruiting During an Economic Downturn


When a company’s financial performance declines, or worse, a widespread economic recession hits, companies and employees alike face an uncertain future. Perks decline, potential layoffs ...
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Seeking Scabs and Calluses – First Aid for Operational Excellence


“Just do it!” “Make it happen!” “Go for it!” In a world filled with motivational catch phrases, we glorify those who overcome all odds to succeed. Our culture extols pushing ...
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Millennials Are Changing the Shape of the Job Market


The millennial generation is changing how the job market operates, primarily due to the fact that they actively look for new positions on a far more frequent basis that their predecessors. ...
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Beyond Uber & Airbnb: Why the gig economy should matter to you


We’ve been witnessing a momentous change in the world of work. And it’s more than just the occasional Uber ride or outsourced IT project. The gig economy now has its foot firmly ...
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Staffing or Managed Services? Determining What Fits Your Client’s Needs


One of the major questions many consulting companies struggle with when servicing clients is “Do we focus purely on staff augmentation or take the approach of a project-based, true ...
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EBITDA, Not Revenue, Drives Staffing Company Valuations


One of the most common misconceptions I hear from staffing company owners is that the valuation of their business is directly tied to their annual revenue. While larger companies do ...
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‘Brexit’: What happens now?


Sticking with the maritime metaphors that have been used by both the British prime minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer as they come to terms with the seismic vote by the UK ...
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Trends and Drivers of the Evolving Contingent Workforce


This post was co-authored by Terri Gallagher. There is a major workforce shift happening that is moving many away from having one job and staying in it for decades. According to a ...
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My Lunch With HR Change-Makers


I got interested in the hiring process because I didn’t like what I saw: Too many arbitrary decisions, a chaotic process that pleased no one, not the candidates, not the hiring managers, ...
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Getting Pay and Bill Rates Right


The attraction and retention of quality contingent workers has emerged as one of the biggest challenges for MSPs and their staffing partners. In the solution hunt, conventional wisdom ...
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