New technology. It is often a sense of excitement and opportunity for staffing firms. Yet, it can also be expensive, time consuming and overwhelming. Implementing new technology can be disastrous at worst and stressful at best for many staffing firms.
Here at Sense, we’re always looking forward. It’s truly the Golden Age of Staffing, and there’s unparalleled opportunity in our industry. It really is exciting, isn’t it?
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Staffing leaders feel like they’re being pulled in a million directions nowadays. With so many trends, challenges and priorities vying for your attention, it can be difficult to narrow in on what truly demands your focus.
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.