Will Direct Sourcing Disrupt the Staffing Industry?

After a tumultuous 18 months amid the global pandemic that saw job orders plummet at its outset, recruitment firms are seeing a booming market. In fact, SIA recently projected that ...

Covid Not to Blame for All Talent Shortages

We are all aware that the UK is suffering the effects of severe talent shortages. In fact, according to the Institute of Directors (IoD), a lack of staff is now impacting 44% of British ...

Five Ways to Spin Up Your Automation Strategy Without Spinning Out

Job seekers value communication more now than ever. Many staffing firms are looking to automation platforms like Sense and Herefish to automate process and engagement tasks and give ...

Recruitment Market Remains Resilient Despite Summer Holiday Season

Over the 30 or so years I have worked in the recruitment sector, never before have I witnessed a year like 2021. The story of how Covid-19, subsequent lockdowns and the eventual easing ...

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, ...

Top Trends in Staffing Now, Part 2

Just as the world has changed how and where it works, organizations have shifted how and where they find talent. Job boards have traditionally served as a key source of talent for staffing ...

The Stark US Jobs Landscape Transformation – Provoked by the Pandemic

Speak to anybody looking to hire for new staff and they will likely bring up ‘The Great Resignation’. This phrase refers to the huge number of workers giving their two weeks notice ...

How Warehouse Workers Could Fill Skills Gap Needed for Medical Device Assembly Teams

More than ever, this past year has proved there is an even greater need for medical device assembly employees, with no signs of slowing down as the production of medical equipment continues ...

How Internal Resource Pools Power Smarter Nursing Staffing Strategies

Internal resource pools (IRPs) – sometimes also called float pools – can be transformative for hospitals and health groups in ways they may not even realize. An IRP powered by a ...

Revisiting ‘The Coming War for Talent’

As staffing professionals, we all know the current pressures in finding enough people to fill client job orders. Even though the U.S. economy is turning the corner, there remains a ...

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