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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

QR Codes - July 2011 Marketing Blog

July 6, 2011 - from Hinda Chalew's Blog

We are putting a QR code on the latest edition of SI Review and amongst ourselves, a couple of us didn’t know what a QR code was or how to use it.  One of my colleagues... 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

The coolness quotient of computer science and engineering

June 24, 2011 - from Sona Sharma's Blog

Considering that employment has been growing considerably in IT, particularly compared to general employment, and that salaries are at the high end of the spectrum, it is a mystery... 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

Is Your Sales Force Comp Program Working for Your Business or Against It?

June 6, 2011 - from Barry Asin's Blog

I’ve talked with dozens of staffing execs about sales force compensation — a topic that always captures people’s attention. We all hope to find that perfect combination of incentives... More