Emerging trends of temporary staffing during 2013-14

Temporary staffing agencies are playing an important role in providing temporary workers/employees for companies who experience seasonal work demands and unexpected workloads. By hiring the services of temporary staffing agencies companies are getting benefits such as cutting down on the need to pay overtime to permanent employees along with indirect costs such as recruiting costs to be incurred for placing advertisements, cost of conducting interviews, skill assessment tests and opportunity cost of sorting through numerous resumes and applications. Companies are also able to save costs on the training of new employees as temporary staffing agencies provides ready made flexible work force.

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Contract Staffing Services

Contract staffing has emerged as one of the most demand in staffing services from organizations to meet their unique or specific challenges faced in when doing their respective businesses. Contract staffing services being provided by various staffing agencies is helping employers in saving their time and cost in employee recruitment as well in managing their HR issues with ease. The rise of contract staffing services can be observed from the fact that contract staffing experienced a record-breaking year during 2013 with companies embracing contract staffing as a mode to contain costs and to achieve workforce flexibility in the wake of political and economic uncertainty.

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Job hunting on the rise amidst job satisfaction

The current scenario of job search is quite interesting with number of workers and employees looking for new jobs on the rise even though workers or employees are quite satisfied about their present jobs. An annual survey carried on by a prominent Compensation and Human Resource Management Solutions Company based in United States found a sharp increase in employee satisfaction in 2013 yet the percentage of people looking for new jobs continued to rise. The survey conducted under the title of “January Job Hunters” survey was taken by more than 1200 people regarding their current jobs as well as their plans to search for new jobs in 2014.

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Selecting tips for hiring a right staffing agency

The staffing agencies have emerged as mainstream employers by employing 13 million people each year in the United States and having helped in getting 750,000 new jobs to the U.S. economy since recession. It is estimated that more than 1/3rd of the U.S. companies hired the services of staffing agencies during 2012-13. However, choosing or selecting a right staffing agency is requires research on the part of organizations doing businesses in their concerned industry or sector. The following tips would help the organizations in hiring the right staffing agency indulged in direct hire staffing services.

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New trends in information technology staffing

As per the present estimates of Staffing Industry Analysts, the market for IT staffing is expected to grow by 7% to reach a size of $24.2 billion by the end of 2013. The IT staffing industry’s biggest challenge is with finding right talent for their client organizations without rushing to fill in the void by hiring someone who looks good on paper but is not yet all compatible with the work culture and ethics of the concerned IT organization. There is always a pressure on Chief Information Officers or CIOs of IT companies in terms of tracking down the right information technology or IT professionals to join their departments. The CIO’s has to ensure that they select the candidates who are a good fit in terms of their roles they have to play as employees.

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