Sat.Dec 15, 2012 - Fri.Dec 21, 2012

Franchise or Start-Up? People Who’ve Done It Give Their Advice

Staffing Talk

So you want to open a staffing business, but you’re having an internal debate about whether to run a franchise branch or create your own start-up.

Recruiting Innovation Revisited Day 9 - SmartRecruiters attempt to simplify recruiting


Here it is, the 9th and final day of the Recruiting Innovation Revisited series. Thanks very much for reading and sharing the posts and a big thank you also to everyone who has read the blog and supported me and my business during 2012.

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Recruiting Tips for Franchise Owners

Hiring Thing

Maybe you are a new franchise owner, eagerly anticipating your first customers in your new store. Or maybe you are an experienced veteran, with a long history of successfully managing multiple outlets. Regardless of your experience level, I can guarantee that recruitment will be an issue that will need to be dealt with


Staffing Experts’ Bold & Ridiculous Predictions for 2013

Staffing Talk

Lots of news outlets contact experts around this time of year to ask them for their predictions for the year ahead. But not like we do. No, we asked a handful of experts to do something special. Each expert has provided us with three headlines for 2013.

COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

The Election, Economy, & Healthcare: Staffing’s Best & Worst Moments of 2012

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As part of our year in review coverage, Staffing Talk sent out a survey to thousands of industry professionals, seeking their feedback. What do you think was the best part of 2012? How about the worst part? What was the biggest news story for staffing? And what do you think 2013 will bring?

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Is The Opt-Out Method The New In Way To Hire?

Staffing Talk

When you think about the type of person you want to hire for your next opening or job req, what – and who – comes to mind?

If The World Doesn’t End Friday, What’s Your Staffing Forecast For Next Year?

Staffing Talk

“ Where is the science? ” That’s what NASA is asking the doomsday predictors who say in accordance with the Mayan calendar, the world will end on Dec.

Top 10 Staffing Talk Stories of 2012

Staffing Talk

The Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare,” to some of you) and the Presidential Election were the biggest story/stories of the year, as far as Staffing Talk is concerned.

“I’m Susan, Director of Marketing”

Staffing Talk

CrowdTap nailed the first two minutes of this video…then they got serious and sounded like the problem they were making fun of.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Staffing News Of The Day, December 17, 2012

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Are Employers Sourcing for Recruiters on Social Media? Wanted Analytics]. Want to be a good boss? Keep your management style simple. The Globe and Mail]. What matters most to employees? [HR HR Reporter]. Randstad Provides 7 Tips for a Successful Job Search in 2013. Business Journal].

Demoted Firefighter Gets $420,000 Christmas Bonus

Staffing Talk

Dear Santa, I am a 53-year-old fire captain in Minneapolis. I used to be a deputy chief, but I was demoted a few years ago for being ‘detrimental to the team,’ or some b.s. reason, after criticizing my boss. I mean c’mon, he asked what I thought of him! And I told him. Big deal.

Staffing News Of The Day, December 20, 2012

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2012 Opportunities in Staffing. Inavero/CareerBuilder]. TEKsystems plans to expand in Irving , creating 500 jobs and investing $4.8 million – Dallas News, Sports, Weather and Traffic. The Dallas Morning News]. Team Health acquires Mobile Emergency Group. Knoxville News Sentinel].

Staffing News Of The Day, December 18, 2012

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Infusive Solutions releases new video “The Moment” [News Times]. After two acquisitions in September and November 2012, Groupe CRIT announces a new acquisition in the United States with the acquisition, through its U.S.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

Another Recruiter Mouths Off and Loses His Job

Staffing Talk

No crying from me over this one.


Staffing News Of The Day, December 19, 2012

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Maxim Healthcare Services Appoints New Chief Operating Officer for Staffing Division. MarketWatch]. HUGE recognition to CEO, Kelly Hudson and President, Patty Yarbrough of LeadingEdge Personnel! At the company holiday party, they launched a program that would ignite a true sense of giving back.

Staffing News Of The Day, December 21, 2012

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ProDrivers Announces the Winner of “The 2012 ProDrivers Refer a Friend Truck Giveaway” [PRNewswire]. In-Flight Crew Connections Ranks Fifth in Charlotte Business Journal’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies. Digital Journal].

HTML5 Strikes Back (video)

Staffing Talk

I was reluctant to title this post “HTML5 Strikes Back” – after all HTML5 is an open standard, a rebel cause if there ever was one, and nothing like the bad guys in the Empire Strikes Back.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Recruiting Innovation Revisited Day 8 - Richard Long talks Social Recruiting and Mobile


So we''ve reached the penultimate day of the Recruiting Innovation Revisited series. Back at the beginning of 2010 Richard Long wrote a guest blog post about his subsequently award winning social recruiting strategy at Deloitte New Zealand. It was great to be able to catch up to face to face with Richard in San Diego in March this year on the second last day of my month long trip.

Recruiting Innovation Revisited Day 7 - Kevin Wheeler on the Mobile Revolution


It''s Day 7 of Recruiting Innovation Revisited and time for my interview with Kevin Wheeler. Kevin is another person I seem to have met more times in London this year than the US but it was very good to see him in San Diego in March. We had a great chat over breakfast before the first morning of ERE Expo and filmed the interview directly afterwards on what was quite a cold morning (and to think they told me it was always sunny in San Diego!).

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Recruiting Innovation Revisited Day 6 - Work4Labs and the Facebook Conundrum


So we''ve reached Day 6 of the Recruiting Innovation Revisited series (see Day 1 for a full explanation). There is always much talk and speculation round Facebook as a recruitment platform. It is difficult to ignore a platform with a billion active members but at the same time there is huge disagreement about what kind of approach to take. It is also fair to say that many advocates of Facebook recruiting are talking theoretically rather than from any degree of practical experience!

Recruiting Innovation Revisited Day 5 - Master Burnett on the future of employer brand


So here is Day 5 of my Recruiting Innovation Revisted series (see Day One for the full explanation). On the way to my record Day 4''s interview with Ooyalah I had a great lunch with Master Burnett. Master is currently Director of Strategy at Brave New Talent and has some fantastic insights into Silicon Valley recruiting. He also introduced me to the joy of Californian style pizza!

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.