Contract to hire staffing for IT sector

Contract to hire staffing can be defined as an intermediate staffing solution where a candidate is hired for a job position on a temporary basis with an intention to hire him or her on a permanent role after evaluating his/her skills and capabilities for a specific period. Contract to hire staffing provides the client organization an option of hiring the candidate after an initial (usually) three to six months contract on a permanent basis. The contract to hire staffing enables the client organization utilizing these services an opportunity to review the candidate’s core skills as well as the on the job interpersonal and presentation skills prior to making a hiring commitment.

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Staffing firms and their adoption of technology

Staffing firms or agencies within the staffing industry as of today are responsible for sending over two million people to work each day. The biggest staffing companies are placing about four million temporary workers each year and that in turn would mean that staffing industry is employing more workers than most the U.S’s largest companies. The staffing firms every day keeps on finding, screening, interviewing and presenting qualified temporary candidates to their potential clients. There are over 6000 staffing firms in the United States with the competition for job orders and talent quite fierce among them. Winning the job orders is quite tough amidst thin profit margins.

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The actual worth of headhunters

The term head hunters may be defined as an individual or a firm that provides employment recruitment services. A headhunter is usually hired by organizations to locate individuals who meet specific job requirements for higher management level positions. Headhunters are retained to fill up positions that require high skill levels, or higher pay package. Headhunters that work on behalf of a firm or client organization scour top multinational companies for tapping top talent. Headhunters are also known by the name of “Executive Recruiter” who acts aggressively to find talent by looking at competitors’ employees.

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IT staffing trends and its expectations

About eighty percent of the major U.S employers that were surveyed expected that their 2013 rate of hiring would meet or exceed that of their previous years. Companies that plan to accelerate hiring this year expect to increase their staffing levels by at least three percent. The Forrester Research survey expects that the global spending on IT services is to hit by about 3.8 trillion with a projected growth of 8.3% for 2013 for business and government purchases of information technology goods and services. According to the Gartner Research, about 350 U.S. firms indicated that each of them plans to invest more than $1 billion in IT to improve their business performances.

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Benefits of utilizing the services of staffing firms

Staffing firms have emerged as the most prominent employment provider and it is estimated that more than 2.5 million people work through the staffing agencies every day and about ten million temporary or contracted workers end up being hired at the company they worked at through the staffing agency. Majority of staffing firms offer several options for both the employer for getting the best available talent and for the candidates to be employed in the best company or industry as per his/her qualifications and work experiences.

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