The relationship of staffing firms with their clients

Staffing firms are facing tough situations these days when it comes to providing client services. On one hand, the staffing industry’s recent share of overall employment has hit record high levels on the other hand; the industry is facing low and decreasing candidate satisfaction. Client satisfaction among the staffing firms was in decline for the fourth straight year in 2013 as per the Inavero “Best of” competitions for exceptional services survey. Even more disturbing factor is that the number of clients who does not view their staffing agency or firm as a strategic partner is up by 50%.

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Steps for building the right talent pipeline

An organization’s backbone for its survival is its talented employees who contribute their might towards its journey of growth and expansion. Therefore, organizations need to define, attract and develop a right mix of critical talent to expand their businesses globally. The necessity of building a talent pipeline should never be underestimated as in the present economic scenario ensuring continuity of talent capable of navigating the company through change is quite crucial. Organizations should have a robust talent pipeline irrespective of whether that talent is nurtured in-house or recruited from outside such as from staffing firms or headhunters.

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Staffing agencies role in helping candidate’s job search

The staffing agencies or recruitment firms have expertise in making good matches between job seekers and the companies. The role of staffing firms can be gauged from the fact that according to the Staffing Industry Analyst – 2014 report, twenty nine staffing firms generated about $50 million in temporary staffing revenue in 2013 and combined they generated $5.7 billion that comprised 59% of the market. Especially, in the health care staffing industry the five largest and fifteen largest firms have steadily increased their share of the total market that indicated a trend of increased consolidation in the healthcare staffing industry.

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Staffing issues faced by health care IT

The health care IT staffing has in recent years is plagued by staffing shortages even though the healthcare industry is continuing to grow irrespective of the general state of the U.S. economy. The growth in the health care sector is happening at a rapid pace that it is resulting in the constant increase in the need for more staff. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistic, employment projections for 2012 to 2022, the demand for health care staff is not likely to decrease in the coming years. The health care industry is projected to add about five million jobs between 2012 and 2020.

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Derive flexibility by using staffing services

Staffing industry as such has grown into the second fastest growing industry in the United States with different types of staffing services being provided by numerous staffing agencies or firms spread across the boundaries of the country. The staffing firms are rendering invaluable help to the companies by not only reducing the recruitment cost of their client organizations, but also helping them in recruiting exceptional candidates as their employees according to their project requirements. The staffing firms or agencies are duly classifying the staffing requirements of their clients’ organizations and are helping them in recruiting personnel. As such, the valuable resources are being saved from being wasted in complying with relevant legalities.

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