Recruiting Leadership Lab – Nov 7-8, 2013

Recruiting Toolbox

I’m excited to announce our 2013 US Recruiting Leadership Lab. Date: November 7-8, 2013. It’s a 2-day, scenario-based workshop to help Corporate Recruiting Managers improve their ability to build and deploy recruiting strategies, influence execs, build business cases, drive change, and help their recruiters become more strategic, consultative recruiting partners. “It It was the best workshop I have ever taken for my own career development.”. -

LinkedIn Talent Connect Conference – Las Vegas – Oct 16-17, 2013

Recruiting Toolbox

Date: October 17, 2013 – panel, 11:30am PT. Location: Las Vegas MGM. Session: Hiring Managers as Your Secret Weapon. John Vlastelica Founder & Managing Director at Recruiting Toolbox, Inc. Many recruiting leaders know that hiring managers are the key to recruitment success, but getting hiring managers to be the talent leaders we need them to be isn’t easy.

Your Career Site's Secret Weapon: Style

ClearCompany Recruiting

Over the years, I''ve seen some bad career sites. I don''t mean just a little sloppy, I mean honest to goodness embarrassing pages that send potential candidates running for the hills. Recruiting Attracting Talent Job Descriptions Career Sites

Staffing News of the Day, November 4, 2013

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ID Medical has been crowned ‘ Best Recruitment Company to Work for ’ at the Recruitment International Awards 2013 [PR Web]. BlackBerry abandons sales process as CEO steps down [Chron].

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

SATISFIED WITH SALARY 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 54% 52% 53% 54% 52% 67% 60% 2016 2017 40% Same now as a year ago 1 PaaS $ 127,171 2 MapReduce $ 125,378 3 Elasticsearch $ 124,650 4 Amazon. growing from 10% in 2013 to 14% in 2017.

Staffing News of the Day, December 16, 2013

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German strikers travel to Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle to call for higher pay, better conditions [Bloomberg]. MasterCard has new rules for payroll cards , allowing employees to take advantage of direct deposit, online shopping, & bill pay [SIA].

Staffing News of the Day, March 4, 2013

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Express Employment Professionals to host 2013 Refresh Leadership Simulcast in Houston [Your Houston News]. Economists say persistent long-term unemployment is starting to mend [Businessweek].

Staffing News of the Day, March 21, 2013

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Express Employment Professionals to host 2013 Refresh Leadership Simulcast on April 17 [International Business Times]. Claims for jobless benefits actually rose by 2,000 last week, yet still cling near 5-year low [Market Watch].

Staffing News of the Day, October 23, 2013

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News 2013 Most Influential Recruiter List Biz Journals CNN CTG Economix Employment Plus ERE Fox 8 government shutdown New Orleans Police Department Our work generations infographic Press Europ recruiter Robert Half Sacramento Bee Staffing Industry Analysts stupid brain meme TempWorks WKYT WSJ WWLTV

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The Biggest Staffing Talk Losers of 2013

Staffing Talk

As we prepare to close out 2013, we thought we would comb through the Staffing Talk archives to highlight some of the staffing lowlights of the year.

Portugal 2013 road-trip gallery


Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean.

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Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report


Staffing News of the Day, December 20, 2013

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Nearly 70 percent of employees will not take all their vacation in 2013 [PR Newswire]. economy grew at a solid 4.1 percent rate from July through September [Sacramento Bee]. Express Employment Professionals CEO pens seven predictions for the 2014 job market [SIA].

RailsConf 2013 — An Innovation Injection

Hiring Thing

For the first time in years RailsConf returns to Portland, OR. Let''s take a look at the value of such conferences for today''s Ruby developer

Staffing News of the Day, October 31, 2013

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jobless claims drop 10,000 , but still remain above end-of-summer levels [Market Watch]. Infosys agrees to pay the U.S. a record $34 million to settle claims they abused a visa program intended for business travelers [Business Week]. Starting salaries for legal jobs are expected to rise 2.7

Staffing News of the Day, December 31, 2013

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Survey: companies are still cautious about hiring , but there’s greater potential for monthly job creation to surpass that of 2013 [Biz Journals]. Salaries rose in 2013 for most healthcare IT pros; average is now $113,269 [SIA]. The U.S.

Staffing News of the Day, December 11, 2013

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Congress may pass Family & Medical Insurance Leave Act of 2013 to allow employees to earn money while addressing serious health issues/births [Bennington Banner]. Responsible” was the most overused buzzword on LinkedIn profiles in 2013 [Web Pro News].

Staffing News of the Day, January 31, 2013

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Forty percent of companies expected to hire temporary workers in 2013 [HR]. Predictions for RPO sector of HR in 2013 and beyond [ERE]. Jobless claims rise after two weeks of significant lows [Bloomberg]. Survey shows private-sector employers added 192,000 jobs in January [LA Times].

Staffing News Of The Day, January 2, 2013

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Colorado industries with momentum going into 2013 – The Denver Post. 2013 looks hopeful for the recruitment industry. ADP Assists Clients with Newly Enacted Changes to 2013 Payroll and Employment Tax Laws. 2013 IT outlook : Innovation trumps cost-cutting.

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Staffing News of the Day, January 17, 2013

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News releases the 100 Best Jobs for 2013 based on hiring demand, salary, and things like stress [U.S. Landrum acquires two Carolina-based employment organizations [Staffing Industry Analysts]. NLRB overturns numerous precedents, tipping the balance of bargaining in favor of unions [JD Supra].

Staffing News Of The Day, January 3, 2013

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Employee Retention Crucial in 2013; Glassdoor Survey Reveals Nearly One in Five Will Look for New Job in Next 3 Months. Reminder: OSHA Recordkeeping Form 300A Posting Deadline is February 1, 2013. Private Sector Adds 215K Jobs in December. FOX Business].

Staffing News of the Day, February 8, 2013

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Inavero & CareerBuilder release the 2013 Best Of Staffing list for service excellence. The states people are fleeing in 2013 [Forbes]. Restaurant job growth hit 17-year high in 2012, and is third-largest job creator [PR Newswire].

Staffing News of the Day, December 2, 2013

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“ on Dec. 1 is night and day from where it was on Oct. 1:” Obama administration says goal has been met [Business Week]. On Cyber Monday, bosses may be watching … one in five workers will spend 1-3 hours shopping on the clock during the holiday season [Biz Journals].

Staffing News of the Day, April 23, 2013

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CTG reports 5% growth in revenue in first quarter of 2013 [PR Newswire]. Furlough takes effect: 1,500 air traffic controllers won’t be back at work until October, causing widespread flight delays [Washington Post].

Staffing News of the Day, February 21, 2013

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46% of companies plan to hire additional customer experience professionals in 2013, up 6% from last year [PR Newswire]. Chamber of Commerce gives Irving Express Employment Professionals honor of 2013 Blue Ribbon Small Business Award [Irving Weekly].

Staffing News of the Day, April 1, 2013

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Iowa bill strives to help pregnant women keep their jobs longer by encouraging workplace accommodations rather than forced medical leave [Argus Leader]. Increasingly, employers within these seven industries are offering same-sex benefits [Forbes].

Staffing News of the Day, September 5, 2013

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percent more temp/contract workers in 2 nd quarter 2013 vs. 2012 [ASA]. Federal jury rules nonprofit employment center must pay $280,000 in damages after black boss uses n-word in rant to black employees [CNN].

Staffing News of the Day, July 22, 2013

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Feds ponder surge in part-time jobs ; Bernanke says “it’s hard to make any judgment” [AZ Star Net]. Monster survey shows disconnect : recruiters still consider it difficult to find quality candidates; job seekers insist it’s harder to find jobs [ERE].

Staffing News of the Day, January 10, 2013

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13 hot jobs for 2013 , according to Randstad [PR Newswire]. Forecasting what 2013 will mean for employment law [JD Supra]. Toronto-based Vestiigo announced that it has been acquired by Ottawa-based Talentlab [Betakit].

Staffing News of the Day, February 26, 2013

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Express Employment Professionals makes Inavero’s 2013 Best of Staffing list for fourth straight year [Braintree Patch]. How the Affordable Care Act will affect your staffing firm in 2014 [Staffing Industry Analysts].

Staffing News Of The Day, January 8, 2013

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New analysis of China’s economy in 2012 has pundits predicting a likewise slow 2013 for the world’s second-largest economy [International Business Times]. Staffing Robot suggests 10 solid marketing strategies for staffing firms in 2013 … and not all of them are related to social media!

Staffing News of the Day, January 21, 2013

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The best women’s salary strategy for 2013 [Forbes]. The people and industries that stand to profit most from Obama ’s second term [Forbes].

Staffing News of the Day, March 11, 2013

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The Intersect Group discovers nearly 60 percent of Atlanta and Dallas CIOs plan to hire in 2013 [PR Web]. staffing firms added 16,000 new jobs from January to February [Staffing Today]. McDonald’s at forefront of exploitation concerns surrounding cheap foreign labor [Washington Post].

Staffing News of the Day, December 13, 2013

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Bricks meet clicks: Kelly Services teams up with oDesk to “help large organizations integrate freelancers” [SF Gate]. The Zuckerberg Effect: Millennials want to be the boss , especially in the IT world. Why don’t their older colleagues? Market Watch].

Staffing News of the Day, January 14, 2013

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Popularity of wellness trends to continue in 2013 [Recruiter]. New recruiting service IntelliTalent , aimed at helping mid-size companies find top talent, launches [PR Newswire].

Staffing News of the Day, March 6, 2013

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14% of CIOs plan to expand their IT staffs in second quarter of 2013 [Dispatch]. Best Buy workers say goodbye to working from home , following Yahoo’s example [USA Today]. adds 198,000 private-sector jobs in February [Market Watch].

Staffing News of the Day, January 23, 2013

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Recent NLRB decisions overturning many long standing employment precedents in 2013 [JD Supra]. Which countries are most optimistic about the 2013 economy [Forbes].

Staffing News of the Day, December 3, 2013

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Two divisions of General Employment Enterprises are named winners of the “2013 National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” [PR Newswire]. Judge sentences temp technician to 39 years in prison for infecting 45 patients with hepatitis C [Boston Globe].

Staffing News of the Day, February 1, 2013

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Consilium Staffing moves Texas headquarters, plans further expansion in 2013 [Review Seeker]. The path to the Super Bowl started with a basement staffing firm for the owner of the Ravens [New York Times]. The federal government announces that the U.S.

Staffing News of the Day, April 15, 2013

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Starting salaries for 2013 grads rises 5% on average compared to the class of 2012 [Staffing Industry Analysts]. Panel of top RPO leaders to discuss “disruptive forces in the recruitment marketplace in 2013” at online event [San Francisco Chronicle].

Staffing News of the Day, February 18, 2013

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5 health care recruiting trends for 2013 [HR News Daily]. Amazon fires security guards who intimidated temp workers at German center, while the staffing company that supplied them may lose their licensing [The Washington Post & Staffing Industry Analysts].

Staffing News of the Day, January 15, 2013

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Five sourcing resolutions for 2013 [Fistful of Talent]. IRS tells employers there’s no circumventing ObamaCare [The New American]. Michael Page reported a drop in profits for 2012, and expects the first quarter to be challenging as well [Daily Post].

Staffing News of the Day, March 19, 2013

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Top 2013 priority for HR leaders in North America is having a solid recruitment and talent acquisition strategy [Market Watch]. In January, California and Rhode Island tied for last place at 9.8% unemployed ; North Dakota soars at 3.3% [LA Times].