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Six Ss of Search

August 15, 2011 - from Adam Pode's Blog

This week I wanted to focus on a lesson I learned some time ago from Russ Haynal. Whether you are specifically studying European labour markets or more generally looking to research... More


Ivory Towers

August 8, 2011 - from Adam Pode's Blog

Academic sources are a useful source of data on the markets we cover.  Two resources in particular are worth highlighting. The Flexwork Research Centre (FWRC) provides a comprehensive... More


A dip into the invisible web

July 25, 2011 - from Adam Pode's Blog

Navigating the oceans of information we now have available, there are the whales like Google or Bing but also pilot fish small, nimble and gobbling up data.

I want to focus on just... More


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