Staffing Show 2007

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This last week Tempworks unveiled its WPF-based Enterprise staffing software product at the American Staffing Association conference in San Antonio.

At #SourceCon discussing Sourcing in 2007 vs Sourcing in 2017

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Job Claims Rise: Looking Like 2007?

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Been Video Blogging.

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Another Nail in the VMS Software Coffin

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Fellow staffing blogger Lisa Amorao interviews TIVO's staffing director about mi grating from one VMS program to another. Highlights: The previous VMS vendor got nasty when they got dumped: "There were some sour grapes on their side.

Ever Been Late for an Important Client Meeting?

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They're Married!

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John Long, Brenda Larson, and me standing in front of the first Tempworks office off of 35W in Bloomington, MN, this last week. John and Brenda were married last night. They were the first employees of Tempworks back in 1997 and were instrumental in the early growth of the company.

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Another Kind of Staffing Solution

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La Merde Partout

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More than 600 people per year injure themselves in France each year stepping in or avoiding dog poop

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Evil Mainframes?

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Ouch! This Could Be About Me

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Nephew Developer

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My nephew Jason developed websites for us recently. He's now back at design school at Cal State Northridge

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Princess Leia Works for Tempworks

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We Love You HR, Courtesy of Manpower's Legal Counsel

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Ok I've used this blog regularly as a soap box for deriding the global staffing companies and their failure to thrive in the US market, so I have to give credit when they do something so hilariously good that you can see that they have the guts and class to compete globally.

Notification Services: the Underpinnings of Web 2.0 Staffing

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If you look at the white-hot web 2.0 companies - Facebook, Twitter, Pownce - you'll notice they all share a common strength: delivering notifications. In the case of Facebook, a frenzy of notifications interlocks teens into tight social networks.

Chicken Soup for the Staffing Sales Professional

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Only in China.

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Click here for more phone fun

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A Girl After My Own Heart

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My how I wish I could explain staffing software the way Ziya Tong explains plasma screens

New Ad Cuts to the Chase

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With so many staffing software products on the market, the new Tempworks ad differentiates us wih the headline '100% paperless'. We now have clients that operate entirely without timecards, paper applications and the like.

What Is Staffing Software?

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If you're one of those people that like to learn visually, check out website Quintura that creates word graphs like the one above based on inputs you supply

Bridge Collapse in Minneapolis

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Four dead, many injured, but the bridge collapse hasn't touched Tempworks or the Dourgarians as far as we know. Myself, I never liked that bridge. It was always getting work done on it

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Staffing Humor from GapingVoid.Com

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Old White Fart Faces Up to Facebook

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My 20-year-old daughter reprimanded me for my ignorant Facebook post. This is the same daughter who got me started on text-messaging a few years back which eventually led to a lot of the mobile web and text message development at Tempworks.

A Look in on Some Tempworks Staff

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Here's a look at some of the folks developing and selling our next generation software

Dangerous Retention Mistakes!

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Company picnics may not be the best way to address the talent shortage

Stuff I'm Reading About This Summer.

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Corbis, Bill Gate's fiesty play in the image market, is getting a marketing boost from Ditman Johnson and Carrie George's consulting company, Stripe2. Dit and Carrie are good friends of mine from Clarement McKenna.

No, They're Not Married.

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They weren't even classmates together. They both just happened to have worked early on for ClassMates.Com.

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Reporting Live from the Web 2.0 Recruiting Conference in Minneapolis

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Headhunter Paul DeBettignies whom I've blogged about before emceed perhaps the best little recruitment conference I've been to in a long time today at Best Buy's corporate headquarters in Minnesota. Web 2.0

Minnesota Recruitment Blogger

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Search professional Paul J. DeBettignies keeps a cool blog on recruiting in Minnesota and pro-bono side of his site as well for volunteer technical gigs. Way to go Paul

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Minnesotans: Remember This?

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I was in Portugal when this happened. Where were you

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Bring the Love Back

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Relevance to staffing: just replace Advertiser with HR manager and Consumer with Candidate. That or just fill in respectively your least likeable acquaintance and yourself

Staffing Talk - Untitled Article

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Independent temporary staffing agencies used to dot South Robert Trail, a major boulevard here in St. Paul, and so when a client that was thinking of opening an office here visited us a few months back, I thought I'd show him where all the competition was. Surprise! They have almost all moved on.

The Niche Market Fallacy

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A common fallacy in the staffing business is that pursuing new market niches will increase your company's market valuation.

Accenture: Competition. DELIVERED

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Consulting companies like Accenture venture into the staffing space under the cloak of impartiality: "We're here to evaluate the staffing vendors for our client", they say. "So So if you want to be considered, dump all your candy here in the lobby.

Yes, But Will the I-Phone Integrate with Outlook?

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JobBoard Smackdown: Monster vs TempWorks

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Robert Ruff, the wonder boy behind the Sovren resume parser , has some simple advice for job board success: Get the resume first. As the first step, get the resume. Before you do anything else, get the candidate’s resume.

The Uncubicle

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Approaching 60 employees, our staffing software management team thought hard and came up with a way to give people portable office spaces. The structures you see getting in place here create offices that can be disassembled and moved all while giving people an uncubicle feel to their work space

twHealth.Com Launched

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Filling shifts has become a big business in healthcare. We started servicing this sector with an operation of Manpower in 1997 and are now in the process of launching twHealth.com as the go-to place for healthcare staffing companies wanting to have the best online recruitment and scheduling tools.

TempWorks Employees Out to Change the World

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Karl, a TempWorks developer better known as the much chronicled Ice-man Biker , moved out of his parents house last weekend with the help of twenty friends who biked his stuff, mattresses and all. The local Fox9 channel carried the story

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Silver Bullet Your Way to Staffing Profits

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I recently had the good fortune of playing golf with a superstar staffing salesperson.