While texting has emerged as the preferred communication method for many contractors and candidates, email will still be around — at least for the foreseeable future.
Freelancers, consultants, contingent workers, part-time employees -- these non-traditional workers make up the liquid workforce. And they’re an increasingly powerful component of today’s forward-thinking businesses.
HR technology is a hot investment right now. In fact, businesses are currently spending up to $550 billion on tech that is crafted for engagement of full-time employees. Yet as the contingent workforce continues to grow, worldwide spending on recruitment technology pales in comparison. Forward-thinking staffing firms recognize the need and opportunity for recruitment technology to help them reach, attract and engage freelancers and contractors.
Busy is the new normal. We’re constantly checking emails, returning calls and scheduling meetings. The “working vacation” is how people “relax” and still get things done. With so much competing for our attention, reaching candidates, clients, prospects and contractors simply isn’t as simple as it was in the past.
We are in a data-driven world. Take a look at baseball, America’s pastime, for example. In recent years, terms like ‘launch angle,’ ‘exit velocity,’ and fWAR have usurped standards like ERA, batting average, and strikeouts.
Measure. Analyze. Act. Rinse. Repeat.
Candidate experience is a hot topic in the staffing industry today. We certainly talk about it a lot here on the Sense blog. That’s because it matters, a lot. Today’s top staffing firms are winning in part because they are focused on creating a positive candidate experience, engaging talent wherever they are in their funnel.
You’ve decided the time is now to embrace digital transformation, and to join the top 1% of staffing firms who have been thinking about bringing in cutting-edge technology to increase revenue and truly transform their firm.
Being a business owner can be scary sometimes. There are challenges and potential hurdles, seemingly around every corner. Sometimes they turn out to be less scary than you thought. Other times, they simply need to be addressed in order to demystify them.
Data suggests businesses across the globe will be spending more than $3 trillion on tech. Now that includes all of IT and tech initiatives, but put simply, we’re spending a LOT of money on technology.