Benefits of hiring IT staffing versus direct hire staffing

Staffing industry as such has emerged as the most complex market when dealing with the IT clients. The importance of quality and services is on decline with price or cost factors gaining prominence. The staffing agencies or firms are in the race of picking up more businesses that is resulting in fewer services to the clients. However, the growth in the information technology sector is good for staffing industry as a whole. There are challenges in the field of IT related positions being faced by IT staffing agencies as tech related positions were cited as difficult to fill by direct hire staffing firms.

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The role of contingent work force in staffing

The staffing industry is positive about the contingent work with reports showing that the number of temporary workers in the workforce having increased by 29% during 2009 to 2012 and this is a rapidly growing work force. With the contingent work force segment continuing to grow, organizations are in a frenzy trying to keep up with the management and alignment of these workers alongside their current full time or permanent work force. The role of contingent work force has become important with the changing economy and recovery from Global Recession.

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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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Filling the gaps in IT through IT solutions and staffing

Information Technology or IT industry’s growth depends upon the IT skills of its staff and the demand for IT services provided by the IT industry. During 2013, about 222,000 IT jobs were added to the U.S. economy. There still exists a gap in the IT demand and talent supply for the IT companies. In addition to the demand for jobs in traditional IT sector, such as security skill sets, there exists an additional demand for new skill sets such as mobility and cloud computing that has become business critical functions.

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The basic intricacies of staff augmentation

Staff augmentation has emerged as the one of the most important sourcing strategy being adopted mostly by IT companies to offset their shrinking internal employee base. The staff augmentation as a staffing model helps the company to ramp up and down their employee requirements immediately. The primary benefit of staff augmentation is that it allows the companies to focus on the growth and development of their businesses by supplementing it by giving access to skilled and experienced work force when the organization needs them the most. Staff augmentation also eliminates the necessity of incurring overhead costs in the form new employee recruitment and other allied manpower costs.

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Rising outlook of contract to hire staffing

At present, companies are facing tough economic challenges along with competitive factors that is making hard for them in running their businesses profitably. Budgets are tight and organizations are forced to do more with less. Moreover, companies are not in a position to ride on with bad hiring decisions that can cost their business dearly and influence their brand image. Therefore, companies are laying stress on finding the right persons with talent as their employees as quickly as possible at a right price. The longer it takes for the concerned company in finding candidates with necessary skills and aptitude, the longer they are distracted from vital company projects especially in case of companies in IT sector.

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IT staff shortages in the field of health care

Health care industry is one of the most important sectors that are serving the populations of United States. United States is a global leader in the health care services and an innovator of innovative diagnostics and treatment. The United States has the largest health care service markets in the world, representing a significant portion of the U.S. economy. During 2010, the health care service industry accounted for about $1.75 trillion in revenues and it had employed more than 14 million people. The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the growth in the industry would yield another 3.2 million new jobs between 2008 and 2018.

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The capabilities of IT staffing agencies

Information Technology or IT is playing a major role in every aspect of businesses and therefore the requirement of staff that have expertise in performing IT functions are in great demand. More and more businesses or enterprises prefer to focus their time, energies and financial resources in the running of enterprises rather than going through the time consuming process of hiring work force or prospective employees. Majority of companies nowadays are turning to staffing agencies to help them find suitable or eligible candidates as their employees. Specialization is the key factor of IT staffing agencies.

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Role of temporary workers in American economy

Temporary employment had become one of the strongest factors in the growth of the American economy. Across America, temporary work has become one of the mainstays of the economy leading to the growth of the temporary or “temp towns” that are teaming up with temporary staffing agencies. The Labor Department during the previous month has shown that the United States had more temporary workers than ever before amounting to about 2.7 million workers. Overall 1/5th of the total job growth since the recession ended in mid 2009 has been in the temporary sector.

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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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