ASA’s Staffing World 2015 Is a Huge Win for ABD

ASA Staffing World 2015

Phew! October was a rush for the ABD team. From October 27th to October 29th, we attended and sponsored ASA’s Staffing World 2015 convention and expo in Nashville, TN. It’s the big kahuna of staffing events and we walked away with a fair share of insight, quality leads, and good stories to tell.

The convention was held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, one of the largest non-casino hotels in the US. All six floors and 2,881 rooms were occupied for the expo, and there were still attendees who overflowed into the local Doubletree Hotel. Yeah, it was definitely packed. Continue reading

First Annual ISSA Young Staffing Professionals Event Is a Hit!

ISSA Young Staffing Professionals Event

At ABD, we are always excited to take part in the evolution of the recruiting and staffing world. Our entire business is built around it. So, when we had a chance to host the first annual ISSA (Illinois Search and Staffing Association) Young Staffing Professionals event on Thursday, October 22nd, you can bet we were thrilled to contribute to a learning and networking opportunity for the next generation of recruiting and staffing talent. Continue reading

Talent Management: Managing your Greatest Assets with Staffing Software

Talent ManagementTalent Management, a term developed in a 1997 study by McKinsey & Company, is the process of recruiting, retaining, and developing skilled employees. People are a Staffing Company’s greatest asset. Having a pool of qualified applicants ready to work is invaluable. An online recruitment management system is an integral first step in finding and assessing a large pool of qualified applicants.

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4 Big Mistakes to Avoid With Your Staffing Data

Big DataDo you consider yourself a hoarder? You may be thinking to yourself: “I’m not like one of those crazy people on cable TV!” Really? What if I were to toss your cell phone in the trash, delete your Social Media accounts, and wipe clear your computer. Just the thought of losing all your personal data might be enough to break out in a cold sweat. In reality, we’re all hoarders, but our obsession lies with a different type of collection: data. Continue reading

Power Marketing with your ATS!

marketing blogA day in the life of a recruiter can be quite hectic. There are many responsibilities that need to be addressed and staying on top of them is crucial. You want to be successful as an individual recruiter, but the success of the staffing company as a whole is important too. Don’t lose top talent to competitors! How do you avoid that? Write better job descriptions? Offer more benefits? Continue reading

A Novice’s Guide to Cloud Computing

cloud-300x300Cloud vendors are experiencing growth of 50% per annum. Software vendors that can’t offer a cloud solution are being classified as “dinosaurs” equivalent to a candidate that cannot be placed. Everyone wants to be on the cloud because “the cloud is the place to be.” Most businesses are either using a cloud solution or seriously exploring it at this time.  Being on the cloud is today’s way of doing business. As technology needs increase the only logical way to handle that need is through a cloud computing solution.


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