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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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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Some of the top trends in the executive employment market

The ExecuNet, which is a business and career membership network for senior level executives, has released its annual Executive Job Market Intelligence Report-2013. It revealed that the executive recruiters are more positive than they have been in the past five years. The report surveyed a large proportion of business executives that provided a fresh insight into some of the top trends that truly reflect the trends in the executive employment market. Some of the top trends in the Executive Employment Market as per its report are discussed herein below for the benefit of the readers and some of these trends are:

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Review about emergence of temporary employment

Temporary employment has emerged as a powerful and most sought after avenue for generating employment as well as revenues/wages for both the employer and the candidate. The global recession and uncertainties about the future and the tax and health care costs inhibiting the permanent jobs has resulted in the majority of labor force in United States to shift to temporary and part-time employment.   The temporary employment, which was relatively new outside of the agricultural and other seasonal work, has grown enormously. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics or BLS, there were mere 20,000 temporary employees in 1956 that has grown massively by about 2.7 million temporary workers accounting for about two percent of employees in 2000. From 2004 to 2008, temporary employment grew almost by fifty percent in the business and financial sectors.

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