Staffing News Of The Day, November 28, 2011

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During the three month quarterly period ended September 2011, Smart-Tek had a decrease in net revenues over the June, 2011 quarter of $1,773,045.

Staffing News Of The Day, November 3, 2011

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million in the third quarter ended September 30, 2011 , a 13% increase from revenue of $115.7 million in the prior year quarter and a 4% increase sequentially from the second quarter of 2011. There are only 2 weeks left to register for the 2012 Best of Staffing competition.

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs In 2011

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Compiled annually by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) the list for 2011 was recently released (it is compiled from 2010 figures). In the spirit of the Thanksgiving season, here’s a reason to be thankful: hopefully you aren’t working in any one of these ten most dangerous jobs in America.

No Work History? The Reference Store Will Create A Fake One For You

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Before there was the proposed Fair Employment Act of 2011 , there was The Reference Store. Have you done any background checks today? How do you know if the company you called is real? One of the top reasons your candidate isn’t getting hired these days is because he or she is unemployed.

Recruitment Analytics in a Programmatic Sourcing Era

2011, January 29). : [link] Retrieved August 2016, from The Wall. 2011, January 29): [link] Retrieved August 2016, from The Wall. in a Programmatic Sourcing Era Recruitment Analytics 1 / 22 About the Author. Allan Schweyer Allan Schweyer is the Founder of TMLU, Inc.

Hey Staffing Companies, Here’s 5 Ways NOT To Score My Business

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As a Vice President running a growing manufacturing company, it’s not uncommon to have 2-3 staffing agencies stop by my office on a daily basis and perhaps one or two annoy the heck out of me by trying to slip in the backdoor with a cold call or lame generic email.

Staffing News Of The Day, August 26, 2011

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Staffing Firms Top Inc. List of Fastest Growing in HR. Information-technology and staffing provider CDI Corp. said Thursday that Chief Financial Officer Mark Kerschner is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Canadian Business].

Staffing Industry Trends For 2012 And Beyond, What Are The Experts Predicting?

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It’s great to stay on top of the latest staffing trends. But it’s even better to be ahead of them: to see where the labor market is going, not just where it is today. So what will the market for contingent workers look like a decade from now? And how can staffing firms prepare?

Staffing World 2011, A Picture Gallery

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We are having a great time at Staffing World 2011! Events ASA Picture Gallery Pictures Staffing World Staffing World 2011For those of you who can’t be here, I wanted to share some of the better pictures I took yesterday.

The Real Reason Staffing Is Booming

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This video of Forrester CEO George Colony at LeWeb in Paris lasts only 22 minutes, but it’s got gems on strategy that I’ll bet I’ll look back on in five years and wish I took more to heart.

Staffing Company Successfully Moves To The Cloud

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How much do your company’s computers cost you? When the CFO of Salo – a finance, accounting and human resources staffing services company – took a hard look at their aggregated IT spend, she didn’t really like what she saw. So she turned her gaze skyward, to the cloud.

Job Boards: They’re Still Dying

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Despite protests by The Job Board Doctor , the job boards – specifically those companies that formed the monopoly/oligopoly of job posting – are dying. Oh yes they are. Evidence? Monster lost tens of millions in 2010 thanks in no small part to clever accounting that let them hide a billion dollars in other losses that they have tucked away in a secret account called ‘Goodwill’.

It’s All In The Family For This Growing Chicagoland Staffing Firm

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It is accurate to say that Accurate Temps CEO Jaimie Rios (nee Migliore), and a brother Rob who is COO, and another brother David who is president, have been good stewards of the company their parents Debbie and Tony Migliore began back in 1978.

Why You Need Mobile Marketing

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Data from the “Conversion Rate Optimization Report 2011? If you’re not utilizing mobile marketing, you’re missing out. Did you know four times more people around the world access the web via cell phones than on computers? Neither did I.

‘Tis The Season Of Hiring At Macy’s

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That’s a 4% increase over last year, and reflects the retailer’s optimism about the 2011 holiday shopping season. Welcome back to work. Hope you had a good holiday. Were you one of the 50 million people who watched the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV by any chance?

If You Focus on Productivity, You Will Get Quality for Free

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Productivity is defined as: Doing the right thing (effectiveness). in the right way (efficiency). all the time (occupancy). The only way poor quality can happen is if you do the wrong thing, or the right thing in the wrong way, or if you don’t do the right thing in the right way all the time.

Send Your Happy Customers To StaffingReviews.com

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Staffing Reviews was born, officially launching on July 26, 2011. Seven years ago, Melissa Carbonell was on the hunt for the elusive perfect job. “I was contacted by several recruiters promising me not only a job but chocolate rivers and gummy bear trees,&# she says on her website.

The Use Of Personal Pronouns In Job Interviews

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When you are interviewing someone for a job, either for a “permanent” position or temporary one, do you monitor how – and how many times – the candidate uses the words “I” “we” and “they?” ” Do you have a metric for it?

84% Say New Year, New Job: Five Tips to Kill Turnover

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Finding a new job may be at the top of your employees’ New Years’ Resolutions list. A recent Right Management Survey highlights that most employees want to leave their current position. Even more alarming: the percentage was just as high last year. Here’s the key question from the study: ???.

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UPS Delivers 55,982 Seasonal Hires With Social Media

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Full disclosure. I have received packages from United Parcel Service (UPS) before, but have never applied – or been a candidate – for a job at the company. If I was interested though, they sure do make it easy. Especially around the holidays, their peak season obviously.

20 Insights From The Retained Executive Search Business

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I have an ongoing dialogue with a friend of mine, Lars Leafblad, around such topics as interviewing and finding top talent.

Is Your Staffing Firm Successful In Spite Of Itself?

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2010 and 2011 have been easy for staffing firms, with the ideal economics of both high demand and high supply. I’m Amy Bingham , and I’m an 18-year veteran of the staffing industry.

Staffing News Of The Day, December 30, 2011

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Top news stories affecting workers in 2011. has been selected for the 2011 Best of Naples Award in the Employment Agencies category by the U.S. Six Year-End Tips to Reduce 2011 Taxes. 2011 Labor and Employment Law Year in Review. [JD§upra].

Five Question Friday: Marni Hockenberg

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This marks the first installment of what will be a weekly series we are calling Five Question Friday. By that we mean we will be asking different HR, staffing and recruiting professionals from around the country the same five questions every week.

Great Talent Isn’t Hard To Find

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Great talent isn’t so hard to find if you know __ to look. What word do you think belongs in that blank space? The word where ? Because we all know looking in the right places is key to finding whatever it is we want. Right? Instead, how about using the word how ?

Tips For Onboarding Seasonal Workers

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During peak periods – around the holidays, tax season or over the summer – it’s critical that businesses can easily manage the addition of temporary employees and quickly get them up to speed.

Staffing News Of The Day, December 20, 2011

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The Jacobson Group , a provider of insurance talent, announced the addition of a standalone recruitment process outsourcing service line to assist the insurance industry with enterprise hiring needs. Insurance News Net].

Bustin Bieber and Other Ideas for Your Staffing Business

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As a proud parent of a sixth grader myself I was in awe of this kid, not so much because he develops software (heck mine been doing it since first grade), but because of his calm, fun and bien-dans-sa-peau way of presenting – the exact opposite of the prototypical megalomaniac TED presenter.

Fulfilling A Vision: Nesco Resource Expands Despite Ominous Economy

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Acquisition opportunities have picked up speed in 2010 and 2011, and we have a map of key metro locations that are targeted for acquisitions to help us move more quickly than organic growth plans allow.”.

Staffing MythBusters: Active vs. Passive Candidates

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Last week I wrote about the possibly discriminatory but certainly stupid new trend where job boards and employers are requiring that applicants have a job before they can apply. Now I’d like to take my hand at busting another myth, that of the wonderfulness of the passive candidate.

What We Really Need To Create More Jobs

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“ Does Better Productivity Kill Jobs ? That was the headline of a TIME magazine blog I read and set aside last winter.

Three Killer LinkedIn Myths

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Myth #1: LinkedIn Will Find You a Job. You’ve heard how you should use your network to find a job and how LinkedIn makes that easy, but making LinkedIn a cornerstone is a major mistake. Yes the tools are nice. It’s easy to get your name out there with it. But employers have had it up to their ears with spammy LinkedIn requests, and the amount of garbage emanating from the site risks putting you in a category of desperate.

The Most Important Thing You Do

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“ Monkeys with machine guns.” That’s how international search consultant Claudio Fernández-Aráoz refers to many in the search and recruiting business.

The Difference Between E-mail Marketing And Spam

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There is a huge difference between e-mail marketing and spam, but some people just don’t seem to get it. I rarely pick on just one company, when so many have absolutely no idea how to market themselves via e-mail.

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Seven Creative Job Seekers: Did They Or Didn’t They Get The Job?

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Job search coaches are guilty of telling people to try unique ways to job hunt, to make yourself stand out from the competition. Are you willing to hire the candidate who conveys his skills on a sandwich board ? Or is it just a waste of your time and theirs? Let’s take a quiz.

Top 10 Staffing Talk Stories Of The Year

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but also to count, or recount as it were, the Top 10 Staffing Talk stories of 2011. ” 1) Five Staffing Industry Trends For 2011. Let’s see how his predictions, penned on January 3, 2011, hold up. Temp Employment Will Continue Booming in 2011.

Help Wanted: 5.7 Million Jobs…By January 1

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I just talked to a staffing company owner who told me he has clients who want him to expand and open offices in other cities, and that he could double the size of his company overnight if he could find the right people to fill all his job reqs.

Buttons with a Surprise

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You might have noticed the button the front page has our HiringThing mascot peeping out from behind. It''s a great way to add some personality , and it didn''t take long to whip up a little javascript to get this done

How to Create Your Own Facebook Job Board

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Yesterday I posted about how an 11-year-old kid started his own software company and how with almost zero money you can use mature web tools to threaten Monster’s business model. Well here’s a little post that shows you how to take both of those memes and make them your own.