I concluded my most recent post, “Staffing Firms and Technology in 2012: ‘Apocalypse Now ‘ or ‘A Time of Transformation’,” with the following assertion about the challenges to be faced by staffing firms addressing the imperative to absorb and adopt new technologies:
I believe the rate of absorption and adoption may be more moderated among corporate enterprise buyers, but necessarily faster... More
In my last post, "Will 2012 Mark the End of "Irrational Ambivalence,' ", I suggested that there might be “no time like the present” for staffing firms to begin taking a serious and in-depth look at what is happening in relevant technology. In this post, I will hazard to develop my argument a little further.
The maturation and near-ubiquity of game-changing electronic platforms... More
The emerging attitude of many staffing firms toward technology over the past years seems to have become something I would characterize as "rational ambivalence." Perhaps the opposite of Greenspan's oft-quoted "irrational exuberance," "rational ambivalence” reflects uncertainty and indecision based on a clear, ordered perspective on hard facts.
Though hardly a worst enemy,... More