Staffing News of the Day, November 4, 2013

Staffing Talk

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].

Staffing News of the Day, December 16, 2013

Staffing Talk

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].

Portugal 2013 road-trip gallery


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Staffing News of the Day, March 4, 2013

Staffing Talk

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].

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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, March 21, 2013

Staffing Talk

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].

Driving Success with LinkedIn as a Small or Mid-Sized Company | Talent Connect Vegas 2013 [video]

Unbridled Talent

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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.

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.”. -

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Staffing News of the Day, December 20, 2013

Staffing Talk

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].

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

Staffing Talk

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

Staffing Talk

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].

Why You Should Include Your Twitter Handle in Your LinkedIn Headline

Stacy Zapar

Your LinkedIn headline (that blurb of text right under your name) has always been a key component of your LinkedIn profile. But it’s more important now than ever before… Let's explore why.

Staffing News of the Day, January 31, 2013

Staffing Talk

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].

Pieces of Me – March 29, 2013 Edition

Unbridled Talent

Upcoming Goodness: On April 11, 2013, I’ll be hosting the Sourcing and Recruiting Social Summit 2013 in Washington, DC.

Staffing News Of The Day, January 2, 2013

Staffing Talk

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

Staffing Talk

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

Staffing Talk

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

Staffing Talk

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].

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.

Staffing News of the Day, December 2, 2013

Staffing Talk

“ 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

Staffing Talk

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].

5 Ways that People are RUINING LinkedIn's News Feed

Stacy Zapar

I used to love my LinkedIn news feed. I really did. I would go there every morning, coffee in hand, and browse through the latest industry news and thought-provoking blog posts. I found a ton of great content and have always trained clients to think of it as their "morning paper."

HR and the Holidays: What’s Up in Recruiting in 2014


It’s a new year, and we here at Recruiterbox believe that this one is going to be just as full of change as 2013 was. Yes, 2013 was the year of talking and blogging about the company culture and employer brand.

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Staffing News of the Day, February 21, 2013

Staffing Talk

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

Staffing Talk

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].

Can’t Follow More than 2000 People on Twitter? Here’s How to Get Over the Hump

Stacy Zapar

Are you a Twitter newbie who jumped right in and started following a bunch of folks? Perhaps you’ve been on Twitter a while but are just now getting to the point where Twitter suddenly won’t let you follow anyone else. What’s going on? Why can’t you follow more people?

Staffing News of the Day, July 22, 2013

Staffing Talk

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, September 5, 2013

Staffing Talk

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, January 10, 2013

Staffing Talk

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

Staffing Talk

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

Staffing Talk

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

Staffing Talk

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

Staffing Talk

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].