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For the Best IT Candidates, Don’t Skip the “Req Qualification” Step

By |2020-07-29T19:38:13+00:00October 19th, 2018|Blog|

As an IT manager looking to fill an open position, you might think your job is done (with a relieved swipe-swipe of your hands) when you provide your comprehensive list of job requirements to your internal HR person. Your internal HR coordinator then hands the hiring req off to an experienced IT recruiter or recruiting agency, who you expect will come back to you with several ideal candidates for you to interview. But with IT unemployment averaging 2% or less, candidate applications are not just going to pour in. Your recruiter is going to have to go searching for people [...]

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Twenty-five Years in the Making: Observations of the Staffing Industry

By |2020-08-20T15:44:28+00:00July 17th, 2018|Blog|

As the world changes through time, it seems you don’t realize the full extent until you actually take time to look back. Such is the case for the evolution of the staffing industry since FlexiCorps incorporated in 1992. After hitting the 25-year-in-business milestone, we looked back at what has changed in the staffing and human relations industry. In today’s post, we’ll touch on some of these changes. In future posts, we’ll explore changes in technology, immigration, and workplace practices. Where the jobs are…job seeker expectations Staffing for manufacturing was our focus in 1992. In those days, the unemployment rate was [...]

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Building a Successful Work Culture with Temporary Employees

By |2020-07-29T19:38:17+00:00May 31st, 2018|Blog|

Gig workers. Independent contractors and consultants. Freelancers. Has your business employed the services of one of these? If you haven’t yet, it is likely that you will in the future. According to a study conducted by Intuit, by 2020 over 40% of American workers will be contingent employees. During our 25 years of working in the staffing industry, we’ve seen many companies successfully integrate the temporary hire into their workforce. We’ve also witnessed colossal failures. So, what do you need to do to ensure your experience is a win-win for your organization and the temporary (contingent) employee? Treat them as [...]

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