ROSEMONT, Illinois – February 25, 2015-Automated Business Designs, Inc., developer of Ultra-Staff staffing software, today announced a brand-new version of its Dashboard reporting application. Continue reading
In today’s world we routinely are informed about events within minutes and sometimes seconds. In staffing, information is power and using it quickly to share, take action and get results is critical. Continue reading
With the big “Hallmark holiday” coming up, Valentine’s Day, there will be a lot of love going around or a lot of chocolate eating and crying (for those of us who are single). OK, I won’t be so dramatic. If you think about it, dating is a lot like recruiting. Continue reading
Imagine arriving at the office early one morning and just as you’re settling down at your desk, your manager waltzes into your office with a question.
“Are our customers happy?”
“Um…I think they are,” you reply sheepishly.
“How do you know?”
How do you know? Continue reading
Emailing resumes to clients has been common practice for a number of years. Can you even remember a time when staffing companies submitted resumes via any other means? Continue reading
Now that it’s well into 2015 I hope most of you are still sticking with your resolutions whatever they may be. I am sure many of you have read that the staffing industry is going through some changes. These changes will either make or break staffing firms. It is no longer an employer driven market, but rather a candidate driven market. Now what does this mean exactly? It means that with the drop of the unemployment rate and more jobs being available, the end result is less quality talent in the marketplace. Continue reading
Did you ever notice how people seem to be a little more cheerful around the holidays? It could be because this year the staffing industry did exceptionally well and the unemployment rate dropped to 6.1%, according to the American Staffing Association. With this great news, the staffing industry has plenty of reason to celebrate — and with the holiday fast approaching, how about celebrating with your staff? In reflection of the past year, see if any of the below are reason enough… Continue reading
We are almost halfway through December and some of you are super busy and getting ready for the New Year, while others may be the opposite and all caught up. If your staffing firm is a little quieter than usual maybe you should take advantage of it. I don’t mean cleaning your desk and filing. How about getting some more training on your staffing software? We already know we want to start 2015 on the right track, but how about having more training under your belt? Not sure if you really need training? Let me tell you why it is a good idea. Continue reading
I can’t believe 2014 is almost over! This year has gone by way too fast if you ask me. By now, you are probably finalizing the last of your budgets and already thinking about 2015. On January 1st everyone has defined new goals that they want to achieve for the New Year, whether it be to lose 20 pounds or learn to better budget their money. How about as a company? Continue reading
Halloween can be celebrated in many different ways. Some enjoy watching scary movies and attending haunted houses, while others enjoy going to Halloween costume parties, or even spending time with their little ones going trick-or-treating. What about celebrating Halloween at the workplace? Continue reading