Sat.May 25, 2013 - Fri.May 31, 2013

How To Fire Right


Well, we’ve come to the point in the First in HR series where it’s time to talk about what to do when you have to let someone go. It’s not an easy topic to tackle, in fact it’s the hardest.

Feds Clueless On How New I9 Rules Work

Staffing Talk

If you are confused about the new I9 form and rules, take heart. The Feds are, too.

Seven Ways to Increase Job Applicant Flow

Hiring Thing

I have compiled a list of common tips for improving applicant response to a job listing. Take a look at your next job listing and see if any of these suggestions could help

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Explosive Growth in the Corporate Training Market


Earlier this year we launched the 2013 Corporate Learning Factbook, and the numbers are striking. US training organizations grew their spending by 12% in 2012 with similar growth rates expected in 2013. This is the highest growth rate in the last 8 years. Why the high growth? Companies realize that despite the high levels of unemployment in […]. Learning Solutions

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.

And The Survey Says: Sex At Work Is More Common Than You Think

Staffing Talk

Sex at work is a lot more common than most people think. At least that’s what former Fortune 500 HR head Liz Ryan and a Business Insider survey that one of her recent columns spawned would have us believe.

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North Dakota: Land of Plenty or “Suicide 85”

Staffing Talk

I’m quick to tell The Huffington Post lefties that make it over here to Staffing Talk to whine about low pay and ‘rip-off’ temp firms that they should just thumb a ride up to Mandan or Williston where you can make $20/hr flipping burgers and twice that if you’re drug-free and can drive a truck.

Staffing News of the Day, May 30, 2013

Staffing Talk

Number of unemployment benefit applications rises a modest 10,000 [USA Today]. Non-financial perks are rated most attractive for legal staffers , especially flexible hours/telecommuting [PR Newswire].

Overcome Resistance and Achieve Your Dreams [Review]

Staffing Talk

What is your big personal – or professional – ambition? What do you dream of doing? Perhaps it’s starting a company, writing a book, coming up with the next big idea or simply creating something from nothing. So what’s holding you back, preventing you from realizing this “unlived life?”.

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Document It!: The Importance of Record-Keeping in the Age of Employment Law

Staffing Talk

(This article was originally posted March 16, 2011, during a week of stories about employment law.). It has never been easier to search for – and find – information about workers you might hire for your own company, or your clients.

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.

IRS Issues New 1040 for Temp Firm Owners

Staffing Talk

Coming soon from an IRS office near you. Wish I could take credit for this, but it’s just a knockoff from the SuperMexican.


French Group Responds to “Topless and Hateful” Femen

Staffing Talk

[I’m just back from 10 days visiting clients and friends in France with my wife. I’ll be posting video, pics and commentary here over the next week or so.].

Staffing News of the Day, May 31, 2013

Staffing Talk

Global staffing provider CorTech acquires Illinois-based Stafflogix ; the overarching brand is now CorTech [Staffing Industry Analysts]. TechServe Alliance and Inavero scrutinize the process of finding, hiring, and onboarding IT professionals, and here is their advice [MSP Mentor].

Overcoming The Resistance To Tap The Creative Genius Inside All Of Us

Staffing Talk

How many people do you know who complain about every little thing? Who are fundamentally unhappy with their job, their career, their life? Lots of people fit that description, right? So what is keeping most of us from trying to break out and do something new or difficult?

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.

Staffing News of the Day, May 29, 2013

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How Houston added more than two jobs for every one it lost after the stock market crash [The Atlantic]. ManpowerGroup finds 39 percent of companies are having trouble finding workers ; skilled trades tops the list of “toughest jobs to fill” [Today’s TMJ4].

Staffing News of the Day, May 28, 2013

Staffing Talk

Consumer confidence elevates to highest level in five years , coinciding with rising property values [Bloomberg]. ManPowerGroup study finds global talent shortage is highest since beginning of recession [PR Newswire]. Excuses won’t be tolerated as OSHA revamps temp safety efforts [HRE Online].

Unions: The Politically Correct Temp Companies

Staffing Talk

“The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.” ? George Orwell , Animal Farm. Perhaps someone can explain to me the difference between a union and a temp agency. As it stands, as I look from union to agency, agency to union, and from union to agency again, but already it is impossible to say which was which. Both exploit labor for the benefit of the people at the top.

Overcome Resistance and Achieve Your Dreams [Review]

Staffing Talk

How many people do you know who complain about every little thing? Who are fundamentally unhappy with their job, their career, their life? Lots of people fit that. News career goals creativity life goals Resistance Steven Pressfield The Art of War The War of Art


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.