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Megan Elmore of GDH Consulting recently ushered in a major overhaul to GDH Consulting's website and in the same year, GDH Consulting was awarded with Inavero’s Best of Staffing Client and Talent accolades -- making Elmore the perfect person to discuss how the staffing and recruiting industry has adapted to technology, and how this will shape the industry’s future.
Time’s running out to register for EMPOWER 2015 in Chicago– CareerBuilder’s talent acquisition event featuring all-star speakers, dynamic workshops, and a plethora of ideas for creating the future of recruitment. Here’s a taste:
The Staffing and Recruiting session will feature the latest research, industry trends and a panel of esteemed speakers. Industry experts, including founder and CEO of Inavero, Eric Gregg and president & CEO of American Staffing Association Richard Wahlquist will provide insight into staffing market trends and give ideas to take back and share with others.
A lot of metrics are too fancy and complicated for average folks in simple, uncomplicated businesses. That's why I'd like to make the case that "old school" metrics are still important to track and measure recruiter performance.
Jeff Bowling, CEO of The Delta Companies and an industry expert with more than 20 years of staffing and recruiting experience, shares with CareerBuilder how the last two decades have changed the way we help put people to work.
Staffing technology software systems were meant to streamline the staffing process, but users can tell you they’re not always helpful, modern or even useable. Some “solutions” are so outdated they can’t keep pace with mobile-user talent, while other systems are set up through multiple vendors and a tech problem can mean a string of phone calls and follow-ups before you’re back up and running.
It’s a common enough scenario—you have a candidate that’d be perfect for a temporary role you’re trying to fill, but the word “temporary” scares them off due to misconceptions about career security or compensation.
Now’s the time to change the reputation of temporary employment. Nearly 3 million people are employed in temporary jobs, and data from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.
The next generation of HR Leaders faces a challenge, not only in terms of managing five different cohorts, but a growing diversity of employees across the board.
An October 2014 White House Council of Economic Advisers report describes Millennials as the largest, most diverse generation in the U.S. population, stating that “42 percent identify with a race or ethnicity other than non-Hispanic white, around twice the share of the Baby Boomer generation when they were the same age.”
One Misleading Trend
The Council also describes Millennials as having been shaped by technology, with a quarter of Millennials believing that their relationship with technology makes their generation unique.
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