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What to do (and not do) for a symbiotic staffing buyer relationship

August 25, 2014

Contingent workforce managers and programs invariably need to rely on vendors for temporary hiring needs, which makes for a symbiotic relationship. Peggy O’Neill, Disney’s director of staffing contingent workforce, discusses the “do’s and don’ts” for vendors to consider in their engagement with c...


Why recruiters have a bad rap and what we can do to fix it — Staffing Stream

August 25, 2014

Maya Medena, vice president, talent, with Michael Greg Search, lists what ticks people off about recruiters and discusses ways to improve those perceptions in The Staffing Stream. To read the post, click here.The Staffing Stream is a blog where issues, trends and views from all corners of the sta...


BG Staffing names Snelling CEO to board

August 22, 2014

BG Staffing Inc. (OTCBB: BGSF), a Plano, Texas-based staffing firm, appointed Snelling Staffing President and CEO C. David Allen, Jr. as an independent director. BG also added Paul Seid as independent board directors. BG recently became a public company this year. It posted revenue of $151.7...


Higher education jobs fall in Q2

August 22, 2014

The number of jobs in higher education fell in the second quarter and the decrease was the largest since these declines began, according to the higher education employment report from job search site HigherEdJobs. The number of jobs in higher education fell 1.14 percent compared to the same perio...


People: Meador, Favorite, Faststream, Career Partners

August 22, 2014

Meador Staffing Services, a Pasadena, Texas-based staffing provider, announced several personnel changes. Valerie Smith, former Pearland, Texas, branch manager, is now training director for the entire company, working out of the corporate office in Pasadena. Clear Lake, Texas, Branch Manager Mich...


Twitter tops list of best companies for culture and values

August 22, 2014

Twitter employees are the most satisfied with the culture and values of their company, according to Glassdoor. The job search website announced its report on the top 25 companies for culture and values, which is based on workplace insights shared on the site by each company’s employees. The top 1...


Web: Wall Street’s ramping up search for overseas talent

August 22, 2014

The Wall Street Journal reports banks in the U.S. are ramping up efforts to secure overseas talent, with requests for skilled worker visas up sharply at four of the five largest banks. To read the story, click here.


Staffing buyer satisfaction holds steady, workers less satisfied, study says

August 21, 2014

Staffing buyers' awareness of staffing firms increased while buyer use and satisfaction with staffing firms held steady, according to the 2014 Opportunities in Staffing report by CareerBuilder.com and the Inavero Institute for Service Research.The report also looked at workers and found that ...


Thumbtack raises $100 million in funding led by Google Capital

August 21, 2014

San Francisco-based Thumbtack, a startup that provides a network connecting consumers with service professionals, announced Google Capital is leading a $100 million round of funding in the company, with past investors Tiger Global Management, Sequoia Capital and Javelin Venture Partners also part...


Encore Medical Staffing franchise sites in South Carolina, Tennessee bought back

August 21, 2014

Southern Home Medical Inc. (OTC MARKET: SHOM) repurchased Encore Medical Staffing franchise operations in five markets in South Carolina and Tennessee. The markets include Florence, Columbia, and Charleston, S.C; and Nashville and Murfreesboro, Tenn.Terms included cash and stock, and the transact...