Your contractors are the lifeblood of your business, so taking care of them should be the #1 priority for every level of your company. The top-performing staffing companies in the US now have dedicated staff and operations team to support and be the voice of their contractor workforce.
We can all use a little inspiration and motivation from time to time, which is why we’ve put together this list of 8 must-see TED Talks for staffing industry executives.
Candidate experience matters.
According to LinkedIn, nearly half of all U.S. employees would refuse to take a job at a company whose reputation they perceived negatively. Their report indicates that a bad reputation could cost your company an additional $4,723 per employee hired.
And how investing in a good consultant experience will save your staffing firm in the long term
Creating and paying for a robust consultant care program can be expensive, but not having one can cost a company millions.
A conversation with Jim Jhanda, Managing Partner, Vaco San Francisco
Did you know that on average 31% of temporary workers quit mid-assignment? This April 2017 SIA survey delves deeper into why contractors quit, and it runs the gamut from what you already know of contractor engagement, including bad communication, a failure to set expectations, lack of training, and an unpleasant work environment.
A conversation with Lisa Hufford, CEO at Simplicity Consulting
Onboarding talent is one of the major struggles facing the staffing industry. 20% of contractor turnover happens in the first forty-five days of employment, which makes onboarding too important to be overlooked. Effective onboarding can foster great working relationships, shepherd clients to business success, and increase retention of contractors by up to 50 %.
Redeployment rates at staffing firms are notoriously low. In our research at Sense, we’ve found that staffing firms fail to redeploy anywhere from 70% to 90% of their talent.
Recently, I got to present a webinar, “The Power of Love: Contractor Engagement As a Competitive Advantage.”