If your staffing firm has been operating for at least a year or so, chances are your database is teeming with qualified talent. While you may have only placed anywhere from a few dozen to a few hundred (or more), there are many, many more candidates waiting in your database for you to match them with the right opportunity. All you need is the right technology and processes to uncover them.
Whether your staffing firm was founded last year or 10 years ago, chances are your candidate database is pretty packed. After all, your team is spending hours each day canvassing your area and the web for talent.
Scan just about any list of top priorities for staffing firms this year, and you’re likely to see artificial intelligence (AI) and automation near the top. But these terms are more than industry buzzwords used to get clicks; they are game-changing technologies that are transforming the staffing industry.
It’s been a little over a week since we got back from Austin and I wanted to summarize my learnings. SIA Exec Forum is one of our favorite events to attend every year because the thought leadership and peer networking is unparalleled.
Now that the holiday season is behind us, we’re firmly in the “projections for the New Year” season. Seemingly every company and expert are clamoring to share their predictions for 2019.
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.