Over the past few months, we’ve all been talking about the recovery made by the labor market and the reducing unemployment levels. These facts indirectly meant that companies were once again looking for full-time employees, which was the staffing strategy before the recession. From the time the effects of the recession were being felt, till now, temporary staffing has been the norm in the industry. Lesser commitments, no insurance or other benefits, flexible pay structure and timings made both the employee and the employer happy, considering the rough time in the market. A lot of people believe with the resurgence of the labor market, temporary staffing was going to slowly die down, however that is far from the case.Read More
Business paradigms have long remained static and there has been a lot of ground covered in literature about how changing systems and institutions affect prosperity and growth. While it is a reality that one theory replaced another, the fact that some are replaced by many and all equally valid and provable to render competing benefits is a seldom and a very recently realized fact. More and more experts are concurring to the idea of fluid business environment and the failure of institutions that has not just caused public uproar but also disconcerting atmosphere within companies is a reality that many face and live with. The way is to realize that status quo can never be maintained for long and as such the entire concept is an apt misnomer and nothing stays static.Read More
Working with a staffing agency is useful for both the employer as well as the employee placed through the agency. A staffing agency usually works in niche areas with specializations in placing a certain type of employee or staffing a certain type of industry such as IT or Healthcare and there are a host of resultant advantages associated with the sheer volume and pace of work that passes through an agency.Read More
The business world has always evolved with new theories bubbling to the surface of implementation and being widely accepted while some burst on account of mediocre potential that fails to achieve significant profit and efficiency. Anything that fails to achieve profit, long term preferably more than immediate, are bound to be subjected to scrutiny and rejection in the world of business where the economy despite being the core of sustenance is unreliable and undependable. In many cases business and companies need to realize their internal potential and co-create most of it in coordination with other firms. This theory of co-creation with customers and suppliers and partners is gaining ground and acceptance due to the very economic situation that has given way to the understanding that isolation and self-reliance is perhaps not the best way to do business in this and the coming decades.Read More
So you run a successful business and are ready to hire additional staff. With the economy the way it is you would imagine that this would be a really easy thing to do, but the reality is that even with unemployment hovering close to 9%, the truly talented employees are hard to find. Direct hire services are a great tool to use to locate the best staff.
Staffing is not the area of expertise for most businesses, even large companies with a dedicated HR staff seldom have people who are exclusively involved in staffing. HR usually handles employees once they have already been hired. Very few very large firms have the employee turnover and requisite capital to be able to afford in house staffing specialists and like in any profession to get the best results you need to use the best resources.Read More