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A Good Time To Sell Staffing?

30 June in Articles, Business, Email, Human Resources, Marketing, Sales, Staffing

Volatile. Unprecedented. Turbulent. Whatever adjective you prefer to describe these times, one thing is certain: The staffing industry has never experienced anything like them. Right now, people’s priorities are shifted. Employers and individuals are struggling. And you may logically ask yourself:  Is now really a good time to...

Webinar Recap: Remote Work, The New Normal

24 June in Articles, Business, Careers, Engagement, Health, HR Technology, Human Business, SmartPractices, Technology, Webinars, Well-being, Workforce, Workplace

On June 23, consulting experts from Black Box Consulting conducted a panel-chat-style webinar where members from the organization discussed the pros and cons of working remotely. They covered best practices and offered tips on how to stay focused and productive, how to overcome challenges when...

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Energy. Focus. Expectations.

22 June in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Business, Customer Service, Engagement, Human Business, Marketing, Sales, Training

Change is hard. The International Space Station effortlessly flies around planet Earth every 90 minutes, traveling at over 17,000 miles per hour. It is easy for the ISS to stay on course, expending virtually zero energy to maintain orbit at breathtaking speed. However, to change...

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5 Tips For Hiring Now

15 June in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Engagement, Human Resources, Jobs, Marketing, Networking, Recruiting, Staffing, Workforce

The coronavirus pandemic has flipped the world on its head, impacting nearly every industry across the U.S; especially when it comes to jobs. For hiring professionals, this means your workload may have been cut in half overnight – but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things...

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Boomerang Employees: Pros and Cons

02 June in Articles, Best Practices, Business, Careers, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Workforce

What is a boomerang employee? A boomerang employee is someone who leaves a company, usually by resigning rather than getting fired, but later returns as a re-hired employee for the same company again. There are many different reasons why an employee might leave in the first...

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Using Video When Social Distancing

13 May in Articles, Best Practices, Brand Reputation, Engagement, HR Technology, Human Resources, Innovation, Marketing, Recruiting, Social Media, Staffing, Technology, Training

Right now, staying visible is critical for your staffing firm. With so many of us forced to work remotely, account managers and recruiters alike are getting creative: adapting their business practices and adopting new digital tools like video to thrive in this economy. Some firms have stepped...

Look for the Positives

12 May in Articles, Best Practices, Business, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Innovation, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing, Technology, Webinars, Well-being, Workforce

“If you’re not learning, you’re sleeping.”  Every crisis is a learning opportunity. Looking for positive outcomes and recognizing the wins were central to an insightful StefTalks Webinar on March 6 when Spencer Gracias, CEO of Stefanini NA/APAC and Stefan Baier, VP Total Talent and Digital Services,...

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How to Perfect Your Remote Hiring Efforts

06 May in Applicant Tracking Systems, Articles, Best Practices, Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Recruiting, Staffing

The world has been flipped on its head over the past few months. The spread of COVID-19 has had a massive impact on U.S. businesses and more people are working from home right now than ever before. For hiring professionals, this is the ideal time...

Coffee, Chaos and COVID-19

23 April in Business, Careers, Engagement, Health, HR Technology, Human Business, Human Resources, Jobs, Networking, News Updates, Recruiting, Technology, Training, Webinars, Well-being, Workforce, Workplace

We’re all in this together, but we’re not in the same boat. On Wednesday, April 22, I participated in a Virtual Coffee Hour panel discussion group for Human Resources leaders in the tech industry hosted by SmartSearch vendor partner Verified First, a leading background screening...

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Social, Search and Job Boards During the Pandemic

14 April in Articles, Careers, HR Technology, Human Business, Jobs, Marketing, Recruiting, Sales, Social Media, Staffing, Technology, Workforce

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the staffing industry. Some agencies have seen dramatic drops in business, while others (including those specializing in healthcare, IT and distribution) are scrambling to meet essential employers' demands. With so much uncertainty surrounding our industry (and the...