2017 Global Staffing Trends
FEBRUARY 6, 2017
Growing the business, competition for top talent, and doing more with less, are some of the issues that preoccupy the minds of staffing and recruiting leaders around the world. This is just one of the findings from LinkedIn’s recently released 2017 Global Staffing Trends report. Building your brand: 82% of staffing leaders agree that investing in their brand generates new business, yet only 10% of their budget goes to this.
Why Staffing Firms Should Incorporate Video Interviewing
JULY 10, 2015
Video interviewing has become a powerful tool for staffing firms, as it saves these companies both time and resources, while allowing them to serve their clients more effectively. Staffing firms can use video interviewing to present a more 3D look at a candidate.
The Staffing Industry Engagement Struggle is Real
MARCH 17, 2016
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending Staffing Industry Analysts’ 25th annual Executive Forum in delightfully warm and sunny Phoenix. During my long tenure at Fieldglass I went to dozens of SIA conferences that catered to corporate buyers of staffing and consulting services, but this was my first in-depth look at the staffing side of the equation. How does this translate into the partnership between the business and its staffing firm partners?
Staffing Industry Reaches Record Levels: What HR Needs to Know
JULY 18, 2016
Yet, at the same time, the staffing and recruiting industry has been growing faster than GDP and overall employment at rates unlike any prior economic recovery. staffing firms hired a total of 14.6 from 2013—returning annual staffing employment to prerecession levels.
You Need To Do These 8 Things To Be A Successful Staffing Firm
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
There will always be ways to improve how your staffing firm works toward building successful relationships with your clients — and going above and beyond keeps them happy, ensures they invest in your services for years to come, and leads to your continued success.
5 Secrets for Effective Long-Term Staffing
HR Daily Advisor
JANUARY 28, 2015
In an article published on HR.BLR.com® , recruiting expert Miranda Nash emphasized the importance of long-term staffing and provided 5 tips on how to handle it effectively. Identifying this distinction will help build a foundation for a more-strategic approach to staffing prioritization.
Are You Addressing These 3 Important Staffing Trends for 2016?
APRIL 20, 2016
Are You Addressing These 3 Important Staffing Trends for 2016? Here are three important staffing trends that should be driving your endeavors. People are on the go, and your staffing efforts need to move with them via smart phones, tablets and laptops.
2015 SIA Executive Forum Takeaways: Powerful Tech for Staffing and Recruiting Firms
MARCH 23, 2015
During this year’s 2015 SIA Executive Forum in Orlando, we were blown away by the emerging technology coming to the staffing industry this year. All the way from Cambridge, MA, InsightSquared is an analytics product for staffing and recruiting firms.
Meet Spark Hire at the 2015 Staffing Industry Analysts Executive Forum
MARCH 11, 2015
The Spark Hire team is gearing up for the 2015 Staffing Industry Analysts Executive Forum in Orlando, Florida and we can’t wait to display our video interviews for staffing firms and professionals.
Talent Networks and the Staffing Industry
MARCH 9, 2016
Love it or hate it, technology is now a fundamental part of the staffing industry. Within the next week, we will be releasing a new white paper that pinpoints key changes to the long-standing staffing model.
The 2015 Staffing Industry Trend Report [WHITEPAPER]
MARCH 18, 2015
It’s that time of the year again—when all of us here at Spark Hire make our predictions for what can be expected for the staffing and recruiting industry in the upcoming year.
How Can the Staffing Industry Use Technology to Engage and Develop a Disparate Workforce
APRIL 5, 2016
The discussions I had at the event furthered my thinking that there are a few interesting ways that staffing firms, MSPs and RPO providers can leverage a technology platform to engage and develop their employees and the workers they place. Many staffing firms have disparate workforces with multiple branches and mergers and acquisitions are not uncommon. In closing, staffing firms face a unique challenge in engaging not only its employees but also the workers they place.
3 Paths to Ultimate Success in Staffing Sales
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
There are so many different paths to approach sales in the staffing world. Out of all of the things that will make a sales rep successful in the staffing industry, this is one of the top items. What are some other things that sales reps should be sure to do in the staffing industry?
Infographic Thursday: 6 Tips for Using Video Interviews for Staffing Success
APRIL 16, 2015
See below an infographic from Spark Hire (a provider of online video interviewing solutions) sharing 6 tips for using video interviews to enhance staffing success.
Online Reference Checking Gains Momentum Among Major Industries Including Healthcare, Higher Education, Banking/Finance, Staffing and Retail
AUGUST 4, 2016
Today, SkillSurvey, the leading provider of hiring solutions to effectively recruit, hire and manage employees to drive business results, announced that it is experiencing fast growth this year among a number of industries that are embracing online reference checking to shorten time to fill and improve quality of hire – including customer expansions and new business in healthcare/ long-term care, the staffing industry, higher education, retail, and banking/finance.
4 Things to Consider When Interviewing New College Grads for Your Staffing Company
APRIL 17, 2015
If you are considering interviewing new college grads for your staffing company, there are 4 key things that you should look for: 1. However, this particular college grad had completed an internship with a well known staffing agency in our local area.
#TChat Preview: The Blended Workforce – Benefits and Staffing Challenges
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
This week we’re going to address the benefits of a blended workforce and the staffing challenges it brings. Sneak Peek: #TChat Events: The Blended Workforce – Benefits and Staffing Challenges. Last week we talked about how to make meetings worth everyone’s time.
6 Tips for Using Video Interviews for Staffing Success [INFOGRAPHIC]
MARCH 12, 2015
The battle for talent is raging on, therefore, it’s important that staffing companies utilize readily available technologies in order to best acquire top-notch talent for their clients. Branding your staffing firm as innovative to attract candidates and gain a competitive edge.
3 Things to Consider Before Expanding Your Staffing Business Internationally
APRIL 27, 2015
If your staffing business is thinking of expanding to include work overseas, there are several things that you should consider before even submitting a bid or signing a contract to do international staffing or project work with another business.
How to Establish a Solid Gamification Strategy for Your Staffing Company
APRIL 23, 2015
If you have decided to implement gamification at your staffing business, you will be joining the 25 percent of companies that the Gartner Group predicts will be redesigning their business processes by 2015. Determine what you envision gamification doing for your staffing company.
HR and the Holidays, Part One: Staffing and Scheduling
NOVEMBER 22, 2015
However, getting started on planning for staffing and scheduling hiccups now can make for a less stressed, more spirited season later on! Determine Your Minimum Staffing Requirements.
The Pipeline and Millennials—More Secrets of Long-Term Staffing
HR Daily Advisor
JANUARY 29, 2015
In yesterday’s Advisor , Miranda Nash shared three of her five secrets to prioritizing long-term staffing needs; today, the final two secrets along with some analysis from Nash. Taking another page from the sales professional’s playbook, strategic HR teams know that building a pipeline of qualified ideal candidates is critical to meeting long-term staffing needs.
Cutting costs on staffing remains as important as ever
Allegis Global Solutions
DECEMBER 11, 2014
The economic picture is improving, but cutting costs on staffing remains a priority
The Increasing Popularity of Video Interviews for Staffing Pros
MAY 1, 2015
As the battle for acquiring top talent continues to heat up, staffing pros are taking advantage of the readily available resources to ensure they are providing their clients with rockstar candidates who have the potential of being great employees.
4 tips for handling staffing needs during hectic spring and summer months
MAY 27, 2015
Uncategorized #CeridianINSIGHTS Ceridian Dayforce Dayforce HCM HCM HR human capital management Human resources James Arsenault labor planning payroll retail scheduling staffing vacation time WFM workforce managementBy James Arsenault, Director of Dayforce Product Marketing at Ceridian. Spring is here and summer is upon us, and employers know that means workforce management is about to become a lot trickier (especially for retail and other businesses with associates on the store floor).
How Disheartened Staffing Pros Finally Achieve Interview Experience Consistency
MARCH 20, 2017
Hearing all the positive things they have to say about your interview process gives you that bump in confidence you need as a staffing professional. Unfortunately, this is common with staffing firms’ interview experiences. It’s your favorite time of year.
3 Ways Online Video Interviewing has Transformed the Staffing Industry
DECEMBER 6, 2014
The staffing industry is always evolving, adjusting to new trends and technology in order to attract the best talent and the best clients. If your staffing business has been staying up to date with the latest technology, you are likely using video interviewing in your processes.
Diagnosing Today’s Healthcare Staffing Challenges
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
historical volume levels and acuity spikes, predicted future volume, staffing levels, payroll, and various HR information. In the most progressive organizations, the switch to variable staffing models has begun.
Spark Hire and Bullhorn Launch Video Interviewing Integration to Provide Staffing and Recruiting Firms with World-Class Technology
AUGUST 20, 2015
Staffing and recruiting professionals can coach their candidates through the process of completing a video interview in order to achieve a polished interview to share with clients. Partners ATS Bullhorn CRM integration recruiting spark hire staffing video interviewing
Bill Rates and Negative Attrition in Light Industrial Staffing
Allegis Global Solutions
FEBRUARY 22, 2015
Recently a client came to the Market Analytics team at Allegis Global Solutions to answer this question - what is causing an upswing in negative attrition among warehouse workers
Infographic Thursday: The Impact of the ACA on the Staffing Industry
APRIL 30, 2015
Thanks to AkkenCloud for this great infographic outlining some of the impacts of the ACA on the staffing industry.
Times have changed and employer branding is key to staffing growth
Allegis Global Solutions
OCTOBER 6, 2014
Staffing companies need to invest in marketing and their brand to prosper
5 Staffing Trends Holding Strong in 2016
JUNE 29, 2016
As we hit the halfway mark of 2016, these five staffing trends appear to be holding strong. So, if you’re not already focusing on them, it’s time to start. Branding matters – A brand is more than a logo and an external appearance.
8 Signs That You’re Probably Stuck in a Talent Time Warp
TLNT: The Business of HR
MAY 19, 2015
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