Strategies to Make You a Staffing Industry Leader!

young-workersNow 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

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

linux-christmas1Did 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

Is Your Staffing Software a Stranger?

blog photoWe 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

Jump Start 2015 with your Staffing Software

2015I 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

4 Reasons why picking a Staffing Software is like picking a Fantasy Football Team…

footballSummer 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

“Picturing Success: Elevate Your Staffing Firm With Data Visualizations”

big-dataAre 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