How to develop new revenue streams and increase profits to grow your staffing agency

Growing a staffing agency in a challenging economy can make for stress-filled days and restless nights. However, there are ways to introduce new revenue streams, generate additional revenue and keep more of the income you do bring in to your growing staffing agency. Here are some tips. Expand your placement offering. Permanent placement can be […]

How to protect your staffing firm from fraud through better hiring practices

Your reputation rests on the honesty of your talent. Your clients hold you responsible for the deeds or misdeeds of the talent you send them. You’re the gatekeeper, the bouncer at the door, and your staffing agency’s reputation depends on the behavior of the workers you send to your clients. Here’s how to be confident […]

Owning your niche: How your staffing agency can outmarket the competition

There were approximately U.S. 22,400 temporary help and permanent placement firms that had been in business more than a year in 2007, according to the most current U.S. Economic Census data available (American Staffing Association). As a result of the intense industry competition, more staffing agencies are changing their focus to specific niche services such […]

Get the most out of this year’s Staffing World

Our must-see sessions at this year’s conference It’s officially October, the season of crisp fall weather, pumpkins, colorful leaves and, of course, the staffing industry’s highly anticipated annual conference: Staffing World. For staffing industry professionals, Staffing World is the chance to brush up on what’s new and trending in the staffing industry, as well as […]

5 free online tools for staffing firms

There are many free resources available that can benefit your staffing firm, if you know where to look.   Here are five online tools for managing everything from your social media accounts to job postings.   1. HootSuite – Managing multiple social media accounts can be difficult. HootSuite is an easy-to-use interface that allows you to […]

Top 5 SEO tips for staffing firms

Search engine optimization is a critical part of any business’ digital presence, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. There are several ways to ensure that your staffing service both appears and ranks highly on search engines, bringing you more visibility and accessibility (and, ultimately, more business).   Here are our top five SEO tips […]

How to Recruit and Retain Your Staffing Sales Team

Selling in the staffing industry is different than conventional sales; instead of selling a tangible product, you’re selling a service. As a result, recruiting and retaining members of your temporary staffing sales team is a unique process. “Staffing sales is more about education rather than just selling,” says C. Adam Forbes, president of BaronHR. “You […]

Marketing Rules From Super Bowl Ads

While many businesses can’t afford to run ads during the Super Bowl, they can still learn from them. Here are some rules to a winning ad campaign from Businessweek taken from Super Bowl ads your staffing firm can use: Put strategy first. Back in 2000, when startups like and made their game-day debut, […]

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