Staffing & Recruiting 59
Tony Beshara, leader in the staffing industry, shares what he believes are the three greatest benefits of working with staffing firms.
Earlier this year, CareerBuilder and Broadbean joined forces to bring recruiters and HR managers an even faster, more convenient and more cost-effective way to acquire talent. Broadbean's founder and CEO discusses what this new partnership means for staffing professionals, candidates, clients and the industry as a whole.
As a staffing industry professional, you put tireless effort into finding your clients the best candidates possible. Therefore, it makes sense that you should put just as much effort into finding the best candidates for your own organization. After all, these individuals are vital to your firm’s success, as your firm is only as good as the quality of your internal employees. Follow these five steps to get the best talent for your staffing firm.
“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel,” Maya Angelou famously said. The late poet could easily have been talking about the staffing industry, where the ability to provide unforgettable experiences sets firms apart from their competitors.
CareerBuilder and Inavero’s 2014 Opportunities in Staffing Study reveals, however, that some of the biggest staffing challenges are a consistent, memorable candidate experience.
Welcome to Recruiter Spotlight, where each month CareerBuilder recognizes recruiters who set themselves apart by going above and beyond to advance the field. This month's winner is Diane Lewczyk, whose patience and listening skills help her better understand both the candidate's and the company's needs and in turn facilitate a great match.
Pumpkin spice lattes for everyone: It’s officially the start of National Staffing Employee Week! (Shouldn’t every week be national staffing employee week, though?)
All week long, from September 15 through September 21, the American Staffing Association is paying tribute to the millions of temporary and contract employees who are employed by staffing firms every business day. According to the ASA, these individuals are the “stars of our nation’s work force,” helping businesses fulfill needs in nearly every occupational sector, and 79 percent of them work full-time (35 hours or more per week).
Of the many reasons people go into the staffing and recruiting industry, tracking metrics is rarely one of them. Despite knowing the importance of tracking metrics, however, the vast majority of staffing firms do not put this belief into practice.
For example, according to CareerBuilder’s most recent Staffing & Recruiting Pulse Survey, a mere 14 percent of staffing firms track source of candidates and candidates hired.
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