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.
A conversation with Amy Linn, Strategic-Partner of PrideStaff Dallas North
We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Amy Linn, franchise owner of PrideStaff Dallas North, about their efforts to continue improving the temporary employee experience, and what’s changed since they introduced Sense in their workflow.
If not, it could be costing you.
Do you want the best talent? Then you need to create the best candidate experience.
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.
Staffing Industry Analysts recently reported in its Temporary Worker Survey 2017 that about 31% of temporary workers quit an assignment early. What’s more, we’ve found that up to 10% of consultants leave an assignment before they even start!
If a candidate has a poor experience while being recruited to your staffing firm, it can be bad for business.
Artificial Intelligence is the next technological revolution, and there isn’t an industry out there that won’t be touched by it. This includes staffing firms. In fact, 70% of staffing firm executives believe AI will play a role in improving recruitment. Some staffing firms have already adopted early forms of AI that can make running their business easier.
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.