Recruiting & Talent Acquisition

Recruiting for the Next Generation Workforce

January 23, 2013

As your companys “A” players, who stayed put during the recession, are seeing better opportunities elsewhere, and baby boomers who delayed retirement are now reconsidering, the war for talent is on. Here’s what you can do, writes Clyde Stutts in The Staffing Stream.


2012 Staffing Company Survey: What percent of sales force and recruiters' compensation is typically derived from bonus?

December 17, 2012

  • Median percent of sales force compensation derived from bonus: 26%
  • Median percent of recruiters’ compensation derived from bonus: 20%
  • Firms in the finance/insurance industry; healthcare temporary staffing, typically had the most bonus-driven compensation for both salespeople and recruiters.... More

Part II: The Reality of "Social Recruiting" and How to Approach It (Blog Post)

November 29, 2012

There are two basic shifts in thinking and planning that need to occur.  One is a shift from thinking about your business as one that “delivers people/workers as products” to one that “provides talent as service.”  The other shift involves a shift in thinking about your technology platform... More


Part I: The Reality of "Social Recruiting" and How To Approach It (Blog Post)

November 13, 2012

I was recently asked to talk about “social media and recruiting” (for staffing firms: how to approach it, what to do, etc.) at the SIA Healthcare Staffing Summit held this past week.  This assignment really caused me to think about the challenges of adoption and what a reasonable perspective... More


2012 Staffing Company Survey: Bench Model Usage

November 13, 2012

  • Twenty-nine percent of staffing firms surveyed reported using the bench model to some degree
  • Taking industry as a whole, bench model workers make up about 5% of all temp workers
  • Bigger firms use bench model more

Third-Party Providers of Staffing Firm-focused, Core Enterprise, Front-Office Technology Solutions: Landscape Report

October 9, 2012

  • Twelve solution providers covered
  • Rich profiles of diverse offerings
  • Wealth of options for staffing firms

"Unified Communications:" A Technology Perspective Essential to Staffing Firms

August 31, 2012

So what is UC and why is it important to staffing firms? Is it something that staffing firms are already leveraging or cannot afford to leverage? "Beyond sheer technical capabilities, UC can help SMBs to gain competitive advantage and to differentiate themselves in a marketplace..."  Click... More


Candex--Changing the Game of Sourcing Perm Hires on a Global Basis

August 31, 2012

A new innovative solution provider, Candex, has introduced and is gaining traction with a similar concept for managing the suppliers (agencies/recruiters) of permanent hiresClick here to read this blog post.


2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: Insights Into Organization, Personnel, Technology & Metrics

August 2, 2012

  • Survey of over 130 recruitment/TA managers
  • Striking variation of practices across agencies
  • Consistent evidence of major changes underway

3rd Party Providers of Staffing Firm-focused, Core Enterprise, Front-Office Technology Solutions

July 30, 2012

  • 14 specialized solution providers engaged
  • Overview of this specialized solution segment
  • Intro to further "provider landscape research"