February, 2008

Tempworks Introduces Time-Clock Solution

Staffing Talk

It's a big day here at Tempworks as we enter the time-clock solution market. You can find out more by watching the video clip. The dramatic difference: Distribution Our solutions are marketed through our staffing company clients who are experts on their client needs and share in our revenue stream.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

we're pretty excited about the "global development commons" concept that usaid's administrator henrietta fore is recently promoting (see her video on this below). and an upcoming "document freedom day" i think shows a key potential path

15 Degrees Below Zero, He's Still Reducing Dependence on Oil

Staffing Talk

When I last updated you on Karl, the Tempworks Reporting Service guru, he made the evening news by doing a household move by bike. Before that, it was when he had icicles hanging from his chin. In the picture below, it's a sunny day in Minneapolis but don't be fooled.

TempCorp Makes an Unfortunate Placement

Staffing Talk

Got this link from a blog posting by Jon Osborne at StaffingIndustry.com

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Overcoming 3 Candidate Journey Challenges

Speaker: Meghan M. Biro, CEO & Founder, TalentCulture

The future of work includes how to effectively incorporate automation and AI in your workplace, but that is not all that it's about. For HR and recruiting teams, the future of work also includes how they can upgrade their current talent and employee experiences. The three common challenges in this journey are initial outreach, onboarding, and career mobility. Join TalentCulture CEO & Founder Meghan M. Biro to learn how to navigate the talent journey from beginning to end, with the help of modern HR and recruiting strategies and automation.

Small Staffing Agencies Threatened by Chinese Government

Staffing Talk

Staffing companies in Shanghai have grave concerns about new laws regulating the staffing market and say that the risks threaten the viability of the nascent industry.

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Leave Staffing Companies Alone!

Staffing Talk

Who goes the extra mile to employ the poor and the marginalized of our society? Who gets up every day to make sure organizations have the right personnel in place? Who's out there making sure workplaces are safe for the worker?

How I Felt Doing Staffing Sales.

Staffing Talk

Coming Soon to Your Spam Folder: Talent Management

Staffing Talk

Not counting Viagra and other enhancement products, Talent Management companies are taking up a disproportionate amount of space in my spam folder these days. These companies offer everything from applicant tracking to human resource outsourcing to web-based performance management tools.

Microsoft Clip Promotes Silverlight Technology and Tempworks

Staffing Talk

Microsoft is promotes Silverlight/Vista-certified technology with a clip that includes Tempworks alongside Netflics and the New York Times. Check out the updated clip here

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The Road Map to Improving the "Quality of Hire" in Your Organization

Speaker: Matt Craven, Talent Acquisition Project Manager, Schneider Electric

Hiring the right people and creating a strong and productive workforce is critical to the success of any organization. Likewise, bad hiring decisions will stifle an organization’s ability to expand and impact their bottom line financially. How does an organization minimize their risk? What steps do they take to improve the “quality of hire”? Most importantly, how do you measure change in quality of hire? In the end, it’s not about finding a body to fill an open requisition; it’s about bringing a person in who will be skilled, engaged, and committed. Join Schneider Electric Talent Acquisition Project Manager Matt Craven to learn how you can improve your quality of hire and bottom line.

Customer and Employee Self-Service Training Event

Staffing Talk

WebCenter Training March 19-20, 2008 Are you maximizing the benefits of your Web Service investment? TempWorks Software would like to invite you to join us for our upcoming WebCenter Suite Training. This one and one half day seminar is designed to provide in-depth instruction of how to fully utilize the rich feature set and customization flexibility of the WebCenter customer, employee, online application/job board and vendor management portals.

The Story Behind TempWorks

Staffing Talk

"Our mission which began as a way to make staffing more profitable with technology has matured into a business opportunity for any adept staffing entrepreneur that wants to run mean and lean without worry of payroll funding and without the onus of costly, non-revenue generating staff like accountants and IT staff." Eagan, MN Updated February 2008 I love to hear from my clients about how their companies got started. It makes for the best stories – stuff you can’t make up or find in a book.

Payroll Funding and Staffing Software Blog Started

Staffing Talk

We've dedicated a site for postings on payroll and funding for those readers interested primarily in the Tempworks Venture offering

Swindle of French Staffing Firms Deeper Than Thought

Staffing Talk

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Turbulence at Analysts International Over Buyout Proposal

Staffing Talk

When I started my technical services company in Minneapolis in 1982, Analysts International was the top dog in the market. They seemed to have a dog in every hunt - a premier sales organization. Fast forward 25 years, and their stock has sunk lower than the 35W bridge.

Message Received Today from a Prospect

Staffing Talk

"Casey’s commitment to honestly addressing the right answer for both TempWorks and my client is both an all too uncommon act and the kind of thinking that is the reflection of an excellent sales representative and company." " "I just got off the phone with [Tempworks sales person] Casey Kraus and wanted to share my thoughts about that conversation with you. I had talked to Casey last week about a prospective medical staffing client that I’m working with.

Staffing Site of the Week

Staffing Talk

Jim Durbin's blend of social media and PR brings a fun perspective to any business. His not infrequent postings related to recruitment make this my staffing site of the week

Making Software Easier to Use

Staffing Talk

I hate Office 2007. It doesn't matter which product you use - Powerpoint, Word, Excel - those ribbons on top that are supposed to make things easier just complicate the hell out of everything. Doing simple stuff like indenting just gets harder with each new release. Truth is, all software runs the same risk. Clients and prospects constantly ask us for new features that easily conflict with each other or complicate the core product.

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Workstream Buyout Gossip

Staffing Talk

Empagio is buying Workstream to turn around and sell it and a scrapbook of other almost bankrupt companies to somebody like ADP. This, according to the Human Capitalist

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"Hung Like Einstein, Smart Like a Dog"

Staffing Talk

From commentary by spherionholder on Spherion's acquisition of Technisource: Re: what will happen to all the Technisource employees? 28-Jan-08 09:32 pm I do not know what will happen to Technisorce employees - however if the synergy cost savings are in the millions, then it must indicate redundant staff will be cut. Here is my idea of what will happen: All redundant staff of technisorce will be cut.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

we all recognize a successful community in our neighborhood: good schools, affordable housing, plentiful jobs, thriving businesses, clean parks, and modern roads. bowling alleys and bike trails help too. but when an organization seeks

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

in preparation for our upcoming event "social sites for social change", my colleague kurt voelker put together a great introduction to a social media strategy. what?!" you say, "you just told me i needed an online strategy - now i need

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

our friends at the department of energy / energy information administration are looking for graduate-level summer interns to work on their web efforts. eia is the major data/analysis service on the energy sector from the federal

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

tomorrow, feb. 12 is the "potomac primary" for the majority of washington-area forum one staff and our clients. but with two states, an aspiring state, and multiple overlapping jurisdictions, it can be confusing to know where and when

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

janice nall at the center for disease control (division of ehealth marketing (ehealth)) passed on info about this event they are co-sponsoring on february 29 with stanford university and others on using sms to improve health behavior

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

recent overheard conversations in the office got me thinking again about members-only site sections, something that i have yet to see a cause-based organization do well. my informal survey of members-only areas suggests the typical such

Internal Mobility: A Talent Management Strategy You Can’t Afford to Overlook

Speaker: Caroline Vernon, Director of Sales and Client Success Leader, CareerArc

Building and supporting a culture where people at all levels are encouraged to—and even expected to—look internally for personal growth and new challenges improves the employer brand and becomes a powerful magnet for the talent market. This focus on career mobility and employee development often results in improved talent attraction and retention, not to mention how it positively affects the bottom line. Join CareerArc Director of Sales and Client Success Leader Caroline Vernon to learn her tips to cultivate internal mobility practices with your current workforce and potential new hires.