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Online Searches as a Labour Indicator

July 15, 2011 - from Adam Pode's Blog

My intention with this blog is to look at tools, techniques and resources that I think you will find useful if you are specifically studying European labour markets or more generally... More


Capital Letters in the WrongPlace

July 15, 2011 - from John Nurthen's Blog

A recent spate of rebranding in the staffing world has highlighted the trend for placing capital letters in the middle of brand names. What would traditionally be written as two words... More


All Your Job Are Belong to Us

July 14, 2011 - from David Papapostolou's Blog

The US Army launched a trend of a kind when it first released a game called America's Army, "to provide the public a virtual soldier experience that was engaging, informative... More


Sports Sponsorship.....Toys for the Boys

July 7, 2011 - from John Nurthen's Blog

Many staffing firms like to use a portion of their marketing spend on sports sponsorships and it’s easy to see why. Sponsoring a sports team is an effective way to get better brand... More


Movers, Shakers & Unsung Heroes In Staffing

June 28, 2011 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Max Messmer of Robert Half International fame once told me, “Matching people with jobs and then placing them at businesses is a worthwhile cause.” He should know. RHI is a $5 billion... More


'Cloud' May Help After 37 Years

June 24, 2011 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

A man has gone 37 years without washing, according to a report in The Western Australian.

Needless to say, someone who has not bathed in 37 years might have limited on-site job opportunities,... More


Sales calls still work

June 23, 2011 - from Jon Osborne's Blog

Maybe human interaction is still valuable after all.  When we asked contingent staffing buyers how they found their staffing suppliers, 45% said "salesperson called." ... More


MSP/VMS Providers Are Doing Something Right

June 22, 2011 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

 It’s a question that often comes up in the contingent workforce management world: Which is better to implement first? A vendor managed system (VMS) or a managed service provider... More


When no news is no news

June 15, 2011 - from John Nurthen's Blog

Last week, one of the staffing industry’s perennial news stories reappeared across recruitment and financial media once again – “Adecco in Hays bid speculation”. Like a slightly... More


Who Cares About Vendor Neutrality?

June 8, 2011 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

What’s all the brouhaha about vendor neutrality? Historically, it didn’t exist. It’s a concept that evolved in the ’80s and ’90s. But today, customers do care about having... More