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From candidate engagement to contractor care, from SaaS and onboarding best practices, from burrata to Galbi... here's what's cooking at Sense.

What's hiding in your candidate database?

Posted by Devon Kerns on Aug 6, 2019 8:00:00 AM

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.

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Topics: redeployment, automation, happy contractors, staffing trends, database marketing

Here's why you should move redeployment up your list of priorities for 2019

Posted by Alexandra Kane on Apr 2, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Sometimes what seems like the smallest changes can make a profound impact on your business:

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Topics: redeployment, contractor care, staffing trends

The Top 5 Takeaways From My 12th SIA Exec Forum

Posted by Pankaj Jindal on Mar 13, 2019 11:36:28 AM

 

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.

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Topics: redeployment, SIA, staffing industry analysts, Staffing Industry Events, AI, automation, Gig Economy, candidate engagement, staffing trends

3 Ways To Combat Contractor Churn

Posted by Pankaj Jindal on Nov 9, 2017 3:28:48 PM

Contractors come and go – it’s a fact of life in the temporary workforce business. At the same time, the number of contractor positions continues to grow by leaps and bounds; back in 2011, the Department of Labor reported that staffing agencies were adding 25,000 jobs each month over a 12-month period.

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Topics: redeployment, turnover, churn, contractor care, contractor churn

Supercharge Your Referrals With Contractor Care

Posted by Pankaj Jindal on Nov 2, 2017 4:28:07 PM

There’s no question that the heartbeat of your organization is your team of contractors; they are the ones that meet the clients every day. Taking care of your contractors, then, is critical to the health of your business. But did you know your contractors are also the center of potential referrals? If your contractors are happy, clients and contractors alike will refer others to your company.

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Topics: recruiting, redeployment, contractor care, contractor referrals

Why Temporary Workers Quit Assignments (And What You Can Do About It)

Posted by Anil Dharni on Jun 5, 2017 2:52:54 PM

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!

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Topics: quitting, redeployment, temporary workers, consultant engagement, contractor care, Gig Economy

How Vaco Reached a Record-Low 2.5% Turnover by Engaging with their Talent

Posted by Pankaj Jindal on May 5, 2017 11:23:01 AM

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.

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Topics: low turnover, redeployment, San Francisco, Vaco, consultant engagement, contractor engagement, Customer Interviews, Jim Jhanda

Turn Detractors into Promoters

Posted by Alex Rosen on Apr 27, 2017 11:08:37 AM

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.

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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

Redefining Consultant Engagement Using Sense (VMSA Live ‘17)

Posted by Pankaj Jindal on Apr 19, 2017 10:52:32 AM

I was so pleased to be able to talk about Sense on April 6th at VMSA Live.

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Topics: MSPs, Pankaj Jindal, redeployment, VMSA Live 2017, workflows, candidate experience, consultant engagement, contractor engagement

Top 4 Strategies for Dramatically Improving Your Redeployment Rates

Posted by Pankaj Jindal on Apr 14, 2017 2:05:57 AM

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.

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Topics: job placement, Net Promoter Score (NPS), redeployment, staffing and recruiting, temporary workers, assignments, contractor care, contractors, Gig Economy, hiring

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