Eight Killer Staffing Resolutions For 2012

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For example, as 2012 dawns, some staffing firms are still struggling to work their way out of the recession — while others say business is booming. Based on what has worked — or not worked — in the past and the trends they see for the coming year, we asked staffing firm owners and managers what their plans are for improving businesses in 2012: * Work with clients who are serious about filling the position. Do they interview candidates quickly? “It’s

Staffing News Of The Day, June 5, 2012

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Spark Hire launches free video resume and interviewing app for employers and job seekers. “State of Compliance: 2012″ Study provides a lens into the changing practice of compliance risk management. Out & Equal Workplace Advocates gathers global executives for 2012 Global LGBT Workplace Summit. Safety 2012 : OSHA’s continuing mission. OVIA announces major strategic investment from Recruit and company name rebrand to Wowzer. MarketWatch].

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My Favorite Staffing Talk Posts Of 2012

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And I thought it would be interesting for me to take a look back at some of my favorite posts of 2012, though a year-ender is not an original idea certainly. 2012 wasn’t very old when I came across this provocative Yahoo! That book was for me one of the more interesting reads of 2012, and it led me to this post about the book and the opinions expressed in it. I will end with one of my personal favorites of 2012, though it didn’t generate that much conversation.

Staffing News Of The Day, August 28, 2012

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PrideStaff was named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2012 Top Diversity Staffing Firms list. AMN Healthcare Services to Present at the 2012 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference and CL King’s Best Ideas Conference. Office Team Survey : Six in 10 Companies Conduct Video Job Interviews. Sendouts surveyed nearly 400 recruiting and staffing professionals to compile the 2012 Recruiting Benchmarks Report.

Staffing News Of The Day, August 15, 2012

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After a bogus jobseeker used an interview to sexually assault a staffing agency’s manager , the company told her not to file a worker’s comp claim because “it was trying to lower its premiums,” the former manager claims in court. She says she worked for Shamrock from 2010 to 2012, first as a receptionist, then as office manager. in the second quarter of 2012, after reaching its highest level in four years in the first quarter of 2012.

The Stupid Question Interview

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Everyone has a classic “bad interview” story. And while those are always good for a laugh (or cry), I tend to like one very specific kind of bad interview story: The Stupid Question Story. The internet is full of examples of bad interview questions. The interviewer is trying to test the interviewee in a non-transparent way. Shoelace Magazine Interviewer Man: Why do you want to work here? And you staffing industry folks could probably write books full of ’em.)

Staffing News Of The Day, December 26, 2012

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HireVue drives growth of digital interviewing category , disrupting antiquated ways of recruiting. The top workplace trends of 2012. Maxim Healthcare Services Announces New Vice President of Staffing Division. The Business Journals]. The Paychex Top 13 in ’13: Potential Regulatory Changes Every Small Business Needs to Know About in the New Year. Yahoo Finance]. Adecco: Almost half of workers admit pretending to be sick to get time off. Denver Post].

Staffing Crimes of 2012: Hide Yo’ Wife, Hide Yo’ Kids

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Here’s Staffing Talk’s official countdown of The Worst & Weirdest Staffing Crimes of 2012: 12. She applied for a job through him, came for an interview, found the office completely empty, and then he came in for the attack. Because a bogus job seeker sexually assaulted her in an interview. Still, it’s a pretty big number that we’ll assume is an OK sample size for Staffing Crimes in 2012.

Staffing News Of The Day, October 17, 2012

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Apollo Group Management discusses Q4 2012 results – earnings call transcript. Staffing Association: exclusive interview with Eric Randolph about drug testing in workplace. Express Hiring survey reveals employers to continue hiring in fourth quarter. MarketWatch]. On Assignment to attend three conferences in November. Daily Finance]. In a tough economy, employers are challenged to create and retain productive teams that bring their best performance to work every day.

Authenticity Is Where It’s At In Job Interviews

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As in a job interview. Every one of them wanted to discuss the importance of being authentic in the job interview process, both as an interviewee , and an interviewer. . She also said if both sides had been more authentic in the hiring and interview process, instead of merely saying what they thought the other wanted to hear, this lack of alignment would have been apparent early on. Authenticity.

Staffing News Of The Day, December 13, 2012

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United States: 2012 Employment Law Year In Review. Forty-four percent of employees and 60 percent of managers interviewed said mastering new processes and procedures tops their list of concerns when joining a company. Monster.com is collaborating with the White House’s Joining Forces campaign and will contribute to the initiative’s goal of hiring or training an additional 250,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2014, Acting Commerce Department Secretary Rebecca M.

Staffing News Of The Day, November 13, 2012

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Only one-third (33 percent) of chief information officers (CIOs) interviewed by staffing firm Robert Half Technology said their companies block access to online shopping sites – down from 60 percent last year. JMJ Phillip is inspiring companies to participate in the Toys for Tots charity this Christmas 2012. announces Third Quarter and Nine-Month 2012 Financial Results.

My Take On The 2012 Recruiting Tech Startup Competition

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The user interface is sleek and easy to use, featuring one-click apply and on-the-spot interviewing. Job listings with OnGig are highly visual, featuring video interviews with the hiring manager and his or her team, and photos of the office and space in which candidates would be working. This trend is changing the way we recruit, interview and hire, and I look forward to seeing more innovation in this space.

Staffing News Of The Day, June 25, 2012

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What exit interviews reveal about why employees leave. Careerbuilder CorSource Technology Group Employment non-discrimination exit interviews Geanie Temporary Service Invita Healthcare Staffing Corporation June 25 Lockheed Martin Monster's Innovative 6Sense(R) Semantic Search Technology Seasonal and Temporary Employment Staffing News of the Day Unique Personnel Consultants Wanted Analytics Wintrip Consulting GroupSupreme Court to rule Thursday on health care.

Staffing News Of The Day, February 21, 2012

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2012 labor and employment horizon. [JD§upra]. More than half (56 percent) of workers interviewed said involvement in office politics is at least somewhat necessary to get ahead. Polachi survey shows positive outlook for 2012. Martha Heller, contributing columnist for CIO magazine, and author of the forthcoming book , The CIO Paradox, announced the launch of a new 1-on-1 interview series with corporate Chief Information Officers (CIOs).

Staffing News Of The Day, March 26, 2012

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The American Staffing Association has offered FREE ASAPro Webinars: The Art and Process of the Conscious and Powerful Interview, How to Never Negotiate Direct Hire Fees Again, and Recruiting in the Cloud. eRichards Consulting and Phone Interview Pro have partnered to bring an innovative and interactive online education program for students at The University of Bridgeport.

Staffing News Of The Day, June 22, 2012

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Should I give honest feedback to an employment agency after they set me up with an interview that went bad? Murray Resources wins prestigious Stevie Award in 2012 American Business Awards. Terry Chuah joins Korn/Ferry’s Global Technology Practice as Senior Client Partner. MarketWatch]. Millennium Search has brought on Dan Rogers of Charlotte to serve as the company’s digital media strategist. Virtual Strategy].

Staffing News Of The Day, March 7, 2012

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CTPartners announces Q1 2012 guidance. JC Penney revitalizes their retail recruiting with TalentRooster video interviews. [SF Posing as job-seeker, man abducts staffer. A woman working at The Reserves Network staffing agency told officers a man came in asking what jobs were available Monday. After giving him an application, he came back with a knife and demanded her car keys, cell phone and money, according to a police report.

Staffing News Of The Day, March 13, 2012

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Hiring plans are increasing for the second quarter of 2012 , hitting the strongest pace since late 2008, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook survey released Tuesday. Proposed rule would make most home healthcare workers non-exempt… and deadline to comment is March 21, 2012. HireVue reports triple digit annual sales growth , 70 new enterprise customers and rapid adoption of digital interviews in latest fiscal year.

Video Interview: Lauren Tassiello of Infusionsoft

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The post Video Interview: Lauren Tassiello of Infusionsoft appeared first on Recruiterbox Blog Infusionsoft is an organization with an interesting approach to team building. A striking example is their “HR department,” which is very creatively designed around maintaining and enhancing their culture, rather than just fill traditional roles like payroll and recruiting. What does this mean? We spoke to Lauren Tassiello, who is the “Talent Tractor Beam Operator” at Infusionsoft.

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Video Interview: Lylan Masterman of Maxifier

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The post Video Interview: Lylan Masterman of Maxifier appeared first on Recruiterbox Blog Lylan Masterman is the VP of Product at Maxifier , an ad technology company. In the video below, he talks about hiring based on company culture, and shares a glimpse of the growing demand for tech talent in New York City.

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Staffing News Of The Day, January 10, 2012

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Gary Giordano Interview : What Happened in Aruba? ABC Video Interview. World’s Top Interview Questions. LitigationSupportCareers.com is pleased to announce The Kennett Group has been added as a participant at the eDiscovery Talent Drive: A virtual Career Symposium January 15 – February 10, 2012. Unionized Cooper employees intimidate and harass temporary employee and earn court date. WTOL].

Staffing News Of The Day, January 5, 2012

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19 after interviewing both the Collins Center and Municipal Resources.Town Administrator Bob Mercier announced his May 31, 2012 retirement in October. labor market was gaining momentum heading into 2012, according to a private report based on payrolls. 50 temp workers to verify signatures for irregularities , possibly up to 1.5 million signatures. “The temps can’t have signed recall petitions,” says GAB spokesman Reid Magney. The Capital Times].

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Are Exit Interviews A Waste Of Time?

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Nothing good comes from an exit interview. It’s important to listen carefully during an exit interview; but more important is to act on the information you receive.” Shut down the exit interview process. Shut down the exit interview process. Do you employ exit interviews at your organization? Perhaps it depends on the particular employee, but we’d love to hear how you are using exit interviews.

The Uncoordinated Interview Process

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That’s an uncoordinated interview process.” ” Tune in tomorrow and we’ll share not only some more good quotes and takeaways from Bob, but also some of the specifics behind the way he approaches and conducts the interview process, using his systems background. “Neither candidates, nor companies, really know exactly what they want,” opines Bob Norton , a former business analyst turned information systems search and placement firm founder.

The Question Is Not Whether You Can Do The Job, It’s Whether I Want To Have A Beer With You

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’” Sharing a “spark,” as well as the same tastes, background and after-work activities as the interviewer is just as important, if not more so, than actual job skills, according to a new study by Northwestern University management and organizations assistant professor Lauren Rivera. in sociology from Harvard, spent two years interviewing 120 professionals involved in hiring at elite U.S. “The question is not ‘can they do this job?’

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Staffing News Of The Day, August 2, 2012

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effective July 28, 2012. CTS International to conduct UK & Germany interviews which will lead to aerospace jobs in the USA. Though small, the hiring gains expected during August 2012 will surpass the rate from the same month last year, according to the Leading Indicators of National EmploymentR (LINER) report from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Green Planet Group, Inc. announced that its wholly owned staffing subsidiary, Lumea, Inc.,

Staffing News Of The Day, June 4, 2012

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ACSESS (The Association of Canadian Search, Employment & Staffing Services) celebrates Staffing for Canada Week June 3rd – 9th, 2012. Man who interviewed for temporary job , got detained for 1975 murder is released. North American workers aren’t a happy group these days , a new survey shows. A survey by Right Management found that nearly half of workers (44 per cent) are unsatisfied with their current job. The Globe and Mail].

Do You Play These 8 Mind Games With Your Job Candidates?

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While I was reading the book, I came across some “tricks” (for lack of a better term) that Murphy says recruiters often use during the interview process. Murphy says people in stressful situations, like job interviews, find silence uncomfortable. In Murphy’s book, he tells recruiters to ask the candidate for the spelling of their former supervisor’s name at the beginning of the interview.

Staffing News Of The Day, May 7, 2012

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Small declines in executive recruitment in Q1 2012, according to AESC. The competition begins the first day of Nurses Week, May 6, 2012 and will conclude on June 4, 2012. Now computerized screeners with built-in logic can screen hundreds if not thousands of potential respondents in a fraction of the time required by a phone interview.” Gavlick Personnel Services in Kingston closed abruptly Thursday.

Video Interview: Greg Brockman of Stripe

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The post Video Interview: Greg Brockman of Stripe appeared first on Recruiterbox Blog. Greg studied Math at Harvard until sophomore year, transferred to MIT for computer science, and then dropped out to work on a Y-Combinator startup! We had an interesting conversation with him about being an early engineer at Stripe , and on growing the product team at one of Silicon Valley’s fastest growing companies. There is a reference to Greg’s blog in the video.

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Staffing News Of The Day, May 14, 2012

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We recently interviewed a former headhunter who told us LinkedIn killed the recruiting industry. Reflecting back, advancing forward : Kforce celebrates 50 years in business. MarketWatch]. Monster Worldwide Inc has drawn importance from a number of possible buyers, including private equity company Silver Lake Partners , though at least one would-be suitor, Linkedin Corporation, has planed not to hunt a contract after an early look, people familiar with the matter said.

Staffing News Of The Day, April 19, 2012

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will take center stage at 2012 Refresh Leadership Simulcast from Tyler, Texas on Wednesday, May 16, to inspire and motivate business leaders nationwide. Staffing Agency Founder Rona Borre named finalist for 2012 Illinois Technology Association CityLIGHTS Award. [PR]. The 10 Best Interview Questions to Ask. ERI) will expand its focus in 2012 with a new division dedicated to executive and senior management in the hospitality industry called Executive Hospitality Search (EHS).

Staffing News Of The Day, June 6, 2012

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RemX Specialty Staffing first to offer video interviews in the Big Apple. Cejka Search salutes Physician and Health Care Executive Recruiters on National Health Care Recruiter Recognition Day, Observed Tuesday, June 5, 2012. ” Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. million LinkedIn passwords reportedly leaked, LinkedIn is “looking into” it. Tech Crunch]. Have a bad boss ? Treat him like a toddler. CNBC]. HireIQ: agent work-at-home trend continues to accelerate.

Staffing News Of The Day, August 13, 2012

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Allegis Group Services selects Montage as video interviewing strategic partner. Adecco will place more than 800 individuals in these jobs and has already started the interview and hiring process. Aon Hewitt survey shows marginal rise in salary increases in 2012; Spending on performance-based awards remains strong. in the second quarter of 2012, according to a recent online survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Randstad Healthcare.

Staffing News Of The Day, June 27, 2012

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An unemployed Brooklyn man missed a job interview Tuesday for the best of reasons : He was saving the life of a 9-month-old boy who was blown into the path of an oncoming subway train by a gust of high wind. [NY Consilium Staffing reports growth in the first half of 2012. NY Daily News]. Forbes cover story spells out why you must be on LinkedIn. FORBES]. IQNavigator and Randstad announce global partnership. Yahoo News]. Temps: 3 reasons to hire them right now. Forbes].

Staffing News Of The Day, September 6, 2012

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According to a new survey by OfficeTeam , 63 percent of human resources managers said their company often conducts employment interviews using video. Four in 10 manufacturers and one in four service-sector companies plan to hire workers in September 2012 according to a report from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Korn/Ferry International announces First Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results of Operations. 4-Traders]. Command Center assists with hurricane relief efforts.

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Staffing News Of The Day, June 12, 2012

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TEKsystems(R) announced findings from its quarterly IT Executive Outlook survey which surveyed more than 1,500 IT decision makers in March 2012. Nearly one-third (32 percent) of lawyers interviewed for the quarterly Robert Half Legal Hiring Index plan to hire full-time legal staff during the third quarter of 2012, while just two percent anticipate staff reductions. Aureus Medical launches mobile website. PRWeb].

Staffing News Of The Day, May 2, 2012

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The 4th annual Women Who Tech TeleSummit will take place on May 23, 2012 from 11AM ET to 6PM ET. Nearly half (46 percent) of advertising and marketing executives interviewed said for those pursuing creative roles, how a resume looks matters as much as what it contains. Kforce reports quarterly revenues of $268.4 Million from continuing operations. Total Revenues Increased 13.5% year over year. MarketWatch].

Staffing Is The Hardest Job I Have Ever Had

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Every day i am disappointing someone, either a client because i did not find them the “perfect match”, a candidate because i didn’t find them a job, my boss because i didn’t call enough customers looking for feedback or leads, … my job entails, reports, interviews, sales calls, admin work up the wazoo, documentation, resume review, payroll processing and issues, HR issues, because after all if someone’s unhappy they are my candidate.