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.
The workforce has changed pretty rapidly over the last five years or so. As more workers move from standard, full-time roles into fluid engagements with employers, the ability to effectively scale and maximize your talent investment has never been more profound. These workers have been (or are currently) referred to as contractors, freelancers, and temp employees, among other titles.
There is no shortage of data that supports what many staffing leaders already suspect….
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.
How to 6X your NPS Score and Dramatically Increase Contractor Engagement
It’s common knowledge these days that happy customers can help lead a business to profitable, sustainable organic growth. Historically, Net Promoter Score (NPS) has been the go-to method businesses rely on to quantify customer happiness as they’re trying to improve the services they offer.
Topics: job placement, net promoter score, Net Promoter Score (NPS), nps, redeployment, staffing and recruiting, temporary workers, candidate experience, consultant engagement, contractor engagement, contractors, hiring
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 %.
Recently, I got to present a webinar, “The Power of Love: Contractor Engagement As a Competitive Advantage.”