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Part III: The Reality of “Social Recruiting” and How to Approach It

December 28, 2012 - from

 In Part I, we broadly discussed some of the challenges facing many staffing firms in coming to grips with extensive new technology to enable and support so-called “social recruiting"... More

It’s not about the money, money, money

December 18, 2012 - from Adam Pode's Blog

Unlike the lyrics of Jessie J’s excellent song "Price Tag" this blog is all about the money. With the role out of our Rest of World research reporting (excluding North America)... More

Eight CW Changes to Look Out For in 2013

December 17, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

As 2012 draws to a close, the editorial team and I sat down to review the year and help you get started on the right foot in 2013. And no we are not dispensing the usual advice how... More

5,000 Reasons to Hire Right

December 13, 2012 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

You don’t want this happening at your company.

A state worker posted 5,000 comments on a local newspaper website over the space of a year, all while on the job. The worker posted about... More

All Hail the Contingent Workforce

December 11, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Last week, Bryan Peña declared 2012 as the year of the customer.. I respectfully disagree. I declare 2012 as the year of the contingent workers themselves.. This also goes against... More

Head in the Cloud, Boots on the Ground: An “Onsite Worker" Version of "Online Staffing"

December 7, 2012 - from

It is often thought that the “online staffing platform model” only applies to “remote/virtual work arrangements” (e.g., I am here in San Francisco, and I hire a Java developer... More

Beat the Holiday Rush with Temps

December 4, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Given the current 7.8 unemployment rate, it should be a breeze finding seasonal workers to man the cash register, help with sales or other holiday projects that need assistance..

But... More

Blogs Can Still Mean Business

November 28, 2012 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

Writing is not the staffing industry’s thing. You know how many individuals regard math with suspicion. There’s definitely some of that here. Luckily, some of the aversion that... More

Tis the Season for Higher Margins

November 27, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Buyers of staffing services are not going to be finding bargains this season; a shortage of certain skills sets is back on.

It was different during the recession, when staffing firms’... More

Part II: The Reality of Social Recruiting and How to Approach It

November 16, 2012 - from

In Part I of this series, I suggested that one of the largest challenges to staffing firms pursuing and taking advantage of “social recruiting” was achieving a clear understanding... More