Professional contractors demand increased work flexibility from recruiting and staffing firms
The evolution of the workplace has created a new balancing act for employers and recruiting and staffing professionals. Millennial professionals, especially those in the creative and information technology fields, are looking toward the changing workplace as a sign that they need to be entrepreneurs. They are optimistic and idealistic that even if they are unable [...]
Temporary agencies seek ways to improve margins as job growth continues
The most recent jobs report released by the U.S. Department of Labor was full of positive news for the nation's economy. Based on a seasonally-adjusted basis, the nation added 165,000 non-farm jobs in April 2013. Significantly, the FordyceLetter reports that temporary workers accounted for 20 percent of all of April's job growth. That's 30,800 jobs – [...]
Rising demand for temp workers requires flexible, scalable staffing processes
The workforce is increasingly composed of temporary employees, according to a new study. Research recently released by Palmer Forecast showed that by the end of 2013, the market will see a 5.9 percent increase in the number of temporary workers in the United States. This change is following the 4.7 percent increase experienced in the [...]
Are online project staffing websites impacting the traditional recruiting market?
Some workers may ask themselves "What's the difference between a traditional recruiter and online project staffing websites?" While both serve to connect workers with employers, they are hardly the same thing. As a staffing professional, you know that you provide professionals with an invaluable connection to employers that is built on trust and expertise. However, [...]
Are you ready to handle continued temp growth?
Temporary employment is booming. Do you have the systems and processes in place to handle it? According to recent Deutsche Bank research, temp volumes are continuing to skyrocket during this period of economic recovery. In March 2013, temp growth rose by 6.8 percent in a year-over-year comparison – and was up from the 5.6 percent [...]
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