Summer is over and do you know what that means? It’s football season! Time to gather your friends and spend the next 6 months watching and hoping your team will make it all the way. Although if you are really into football then you already have a fantasy football team picked out. For those of you who are not familiar with fantasy football, it’s a competition between people who pick real NFL players from different teams to star in their own team. Every week you are allowed to switch, trade, and draft players in and out of the roster. Of course, this takes a lot of planning and a lot of football watching to determine who will make up your team. In a way picking out your players is like picking out a software solution. Time consuming but well worth it once you see the results. Continue reading
Are you experiencing “big data” overload? Researchers have found that 90% of the world’s data has been generated since 2011. Where is all of this data coming from? Cell phone records, credit card transactions, and internet and television viewing habits are just a few examples. It is estimated that the volume of business data worldwide is doubling every 1.2 years. This explosion of big data has highlighted a crucial need to deliver better reporting solutions. As a result, many companies have turned to business intelligence and data visualization software to assist. Continue reading
It’s been over a week since ABD’s 2014 client meeting. With all the prepping for the event I can’t believe it’s already over. The meeting was a huge success with all of the wonderful presentations and a fantastic turnout! Continue reading
It can be intimidating when it comes to getting new staffing software. There are many different options which can make the process overwhelming. Often overlooked in the process is product support. An excellent support team is necessary in order to ensure a smooth implementation. Staffing software support includes: Pre-installation support, thorough training, post implementation support and ongoing training. Continue reading
When it comes to tools that are essential to a staffing company’s success, staffing software is at the top of the list. Staffing software is something that every person in the organization uses in their day to day operations and the implementation of this tool is just as critical as the process of finding the right solution for your company. All too often staffing firms do not take into account the implementation, training, and data migration process when selecting a staffing software vendor. Such firms end up paying the price down the road. Continue reading
The Exclusive Client Event Will Enhance Software Users’ Productivity and Profitability
ROSEMONT, Illinois – July 09, 2014-Automated Business Designs, Inc., developer of Ultra-Staff staffing software, has announced the date of their client meeting as Friday, August 8th at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare Hotel. This invitation-only event is exclusively for ABD’s Ultra-Staff users. Attendees will be able to view product demos, experience new feature presentations, and gain valuable insight into the staffing industry.
It’s Not Too Late…You can still keep your promise to your staff and get them up and running with the latest technology in applicant tracking software.
Summer has officially arrived, the weather is warmer, the kids are out of school and your Recruiters and Temporary Consultants have been scrambling to keep their heads above water. At the top of your “to do” list for 2014 you promised yourself and your staff you would purchase new staffing / recruiting software. Continue reading
Staffing professionals are always busy with placement tasks, leaving little time for marketing to expand business opportunities. This is especially true for small businesses whereas everyone usually has to “pitch-in” with other departments and tasks. Marketing automation software is an option that may be considered by staffing firms when they are looking to make a big marketing impact. Continue reading
With more and more college graduates flooding the job market, the option of temporary work should not be overlooked. There are many misconceptions of what temporary positions offer employees and the pros are commonly ignored. A temporary assignment gives workers flexibility in their schedule, a chance to pick up new skills, and the opportunity to have a staffing specialist work for them to find the perfect job. Staffing agencies are always looking to fulfill the needs of their clients with the most qualified candidate. Continue reading
The American Staffing Association in Alexandria, VA helps advance the interests of staffing organizations throughout the United States. ASA promotes legal, ethical and professional practices for the staffing industry. Continue reading