Get creative to keep your talent pipeline full

Successfully meeting clients’ needs for qualified, reliable personnel takes planning, preparation and a certain amount of creativity. It’s even more challenging in a competitive, near-full job market. Here are seven tips for maintaining a steady flow of job candidates. Utilize technology. The latest talent acquisition technologies help staffing firms run smoothly by putting all the […]

10 great online resource for staffing professionals

From reviews on recruiting software to reports on market trends, payroll and labor management, the online staffing community is vying for your attention. Industry analysts and news sites can keep you abreast of trends. Personal blogs and stories “from the trenches” provide opportunities to network – and learn from your peers. So, where should you […]

Growing your staffing firm in the gig economy

Today’s executives now realize that talent can come from a variety of sources, not just in-house, full-time employees. The number of temps, freelancers, contractors and other nontraditional employees has officially expanded to more than a third of the global workforce, according the 2016 survey and forecast conducted by Ardent Partners and SAP Fieldglass. Who are […]

Five ways to build your agency’s online reputation

Your staffing agency’s online reputation is money in the bank, the same as high-quality human capital, efficient operations and a roster of loyal client companies. Amid day-to-day business, however, your online reputation is easy to overlook. Here are five ways to make sure your online presence remains a clear, strong and appealing refection of your […]

Sexual harassment training for temp employees

Amid highly publicized revelations of sexual harassment and discrimination in government and the film industry, all industries are taking a closer look at how to stop sexual harassment in the workplace. Staffing agencies that employ temporary workers may have questions about where their responsibility lies in protecting these employees from on-the-job harassment. Here’s what you […]

What tax reform means for staffing reimbursement policies

The first major federal tax overhaul in decades is now in effect – and there are already a few notable impacts for staffing agencies, particularly when it comes to per diem reimbursement policies. The old tax code allowed for “travelers,” or employees who accept assignments far from home, to deduct meal, lodging and car expenses […]

Your 3 biggest growth challenges related to human capital

Recruiting and managing human capital is the bread and butter of staffing agencies. Unfortunately, when it comes to finding and retaining qualified, vetted workers, the staffing industry is facing several obstacles that could affect your growth this year – and beyond.   Challenge No. 1: Shortage of highly skilled workers According to consulting firm G. […]

10 ways to grow your staffing firm this year

Every year brings new challenges and new opportunities for staffing firms. From fine-tuning your marketing to leveraging new technology to tapping into hot trends, here are our tips for growing your staffing firm in 2018. Analyze performance data. Using predictive analytics, hiring managers can now gain valuable information about the performance of every candidate. These […]

The top DOL compliance issues affecting your staffing firm

Every staffing firm knows how important it is to abide by the U.S. Department of Labor’s employment laws. Unfortunately, many temp agencies fail to comply with the rules established by the Wage and Hour Division. As a result, several employees may not receive the pay or benefits they deserve. Fortunately, the DOL provides all sorts of […]

6 tips for choosing a legitimate background check firm

Your staffing service provides a valuable commodity: people. And just like any other business, you need to ensure your commodity meets certain standards before it heads out your door to your customer. Performing a background check on your temporary employees gives you peace of mind knowing you’re sending out an employee who is a perfect […]