The changing recruitment trends in 2015

The change in the calendar year is the right time to have a peep over the new recruitment and staffing trends that could change the landscape of staffing industry. It is expected that the year-2015 will witness major changes in the staffing industry with the changing mindset of potential candidates. Companies out there are hungry for quality talent and these companies are willing to hire contract and temp workers for their deadline projects usually for less than a year through contract staffing firms. The American workers are more mobile and more connected than ever and therefore physical presence of them in the office premises is becoming less and less compulsory for many companies.

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The rise of contract staffing as a staffing model

The improvement in the prospects of the U.S. economy is resulting in an underlying shift in the complexion of work force that reveals about a large number of people do accepting temporary jobs by taking short term contracts. People as such are relying less on traditional full time jobs amidst a globally competitive economy. In addition, the implementation of the Affordable Health Care Act is hastening this trend making it easier for people or workers to purchase health care insurance on their own and thereby alluring the companies to use contract staffing agencies to fill positions so that they can avoid insurance mandates.

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Contract staffing back with a bang to pre-recession levels

The staffing industry has seen huge changes during the last decade that are on par with economic upheavals and technological advances. This has resulted in companies changing their hiring strategy that consisted of relying more on contract staffing agencies for their hiring needs. Contract staffing has emerged as a big business and has seen an incredible growth in 2014 with expectations of further growth in the coming years. According to the data released by the American Staffing Association or ASA, the U.S. staffing companies employed on an average of 3.26 temporary and contract workers per week during the third quarter of 2014 that is about 6.1% increase for the same period of 2013.

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