The decision to furlough employees was, no doubt, one of the most difficult you’ve had to make as a business leader. No one builds and grows a company with plans to furlough. Just like no one expected the world to essentially stand still while we battled this virus. But here we are, and we’re all trying to make the best of it and come out on the other side.
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.
When staffing firms think about their net promoter score, or NPS, they probably think of Inavero (now ClearlyRated) releasing their Best of Staffing list every February. Sharing your NPS scores, particularly if you’ve achieved high numbers for many years, is a badge of honor that is deserving of promotion, to be sure!
Thought leaders across the staffing industry (including, unsurprisingly, our own leaders here at Sense) are spending a lot of time lately talking about texting.
There is no shortage of data that supports what many staffing leaders already suspect….
As technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, the technologies poised to impact the staffing industry are coming, fast and furious. This is particularly true for verticalized SaaS offerings in the staffing industry.
Embracing technology can be nerve wracking, particularly for staffing firms. Some technology comes and goes, while other, more tried-and-true technologies remain. Jumping in on new tech too early can leave you high and dry when the tech (or the company) goes belly up. That’s why so many companies choose “legacy” technologies to play it safe.
Talent spends much of the day on their phones. We all do. Research shows that we check our phones upwards of 80 times a day. With candidate (and even client) ghosting an increasingly problematic issue and recruiter resources maxed out, texting is an excellent way to nurture relationships, save time and ultimately, drive ROI for your staffing firm.
Our industry is rife with statistics. So many, in fact, it can be easy to tune them out sometimes. But with more data than ever at our fingertips, it’s critical that we pay attention to data and the stories it tells so that we can best serve clients and candidates.