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Top 10 resources for forward-thinking staffing pros

Posted by Alexandra Kane on Sep 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM
Alexandra Kane

Business is evolving, leadership is evolving, and the staffing industry is along for the ride, with its own challenges and opportunities. Plus, with staffing technology and trends changing at seemingly lightning speed, it can feel dizzying or overwhelming to try and keep up. 

At the same time, today’s most successful staffing firms are taking a forward-thinking approach to stay at the forefront of technological advancement and business evolution. 

While it certainly is an exciting and busy era for leaders today, the good news is that some incredible staffing and business leaders are sharing their insights and experiences to help us all stay on the cutting edge. 

To help you stay on top of the latest trends and tools impacting the staffing industry (and all forward-thinking business leaders), here’s a list of some of our favorite resources:

1. TheEdge Podcast

ClearEdge Marketing 

Hear from staffing leaders on what business, marketing and technology trends are impacting the staffing industry today, and what to expect in the future. Shameless Plug Alert: I had the honor of appearing on this show last year 👍

2. TED Radio Hour

NPR

Although not staffing-specific, the big ideas and digestible format here make this a power-packed podcast for your workout or commute. Engaging speakers cover themes and topics that impact us all. 

3. The Staffing Stream

Staffing Industry Analysts

Insights from your colleagues, peers and yes, competitors across the staffing industry. 

4. Christopher Lochhead Follow Your DifferentTM

With episodes as short as a few minutes and as long as an hour, there is something for everyone in this popular podcast. In his show, Christopher Lochhead celebrates people, ideas and companies that stand out. With impressive guests you may (or may not) know by name, you’re sure to be armed with ample takeaways after each episode.

5. The Recruiting Future Podcast

Matt Adler

Recruiting Future is dedicated to exploring innovation and futurology in recruitment and HR, interviewing thought leaders and professionals who are changing the hiring industry. Each episode is about 25 minutes, making it perfect for a commute.

6. Bullhorn Staffing Blog

Bullhorn

Our friends at Bullhorn publish exceptional content to their staffing industry blog each month. From integration and maximization of staffing technology to tried and true tips that may have fallen by the wayside, you’ll find insights here to help your firm. 

7. The Jim Stroud Podcast

Jim Stroud

On The Jim Stroud Podcast, host Jim Stroud shares quick thoughts and insights on how cultural trends and emerging technology are influencing the world of work. Each episode is about ten minutes, so they’re easy to consume between meetings or while taking a screen break.

8. HR Technologist

What technologies are worth your time and effort, and how can you build the skills necessary to properly leverage them? The goal of an HR Technologist is to empower you with information to make the best choices in recruiting and HR. 

9. How To! With Charles Duhigg

Slate

Duhigg’s book, The Power of Habit, was a popular read with many forward-thinking recruiters a few years back. Now, Duhigg joins world-renowned experts to provide answers for the questions you were always afraid to ask. A new podcast, this show is picking up steam in iTunes, Stitcher and other platforms. While not directly related to the staffing industry, you are sure to gain insights that can help you at work (and you may even submit your own question!). 

10. The Sense Blog

Hey now, we would be remiss if we didn’t tout our own blog here. We love digging into the emerging tech and trends that are impacting your staffing firm now, and are poised to make an even bigger impact in the future. 

Is digital transformation at the top of your to-do list?

Our team of staffing industry leaders and veterans built the Sense platform with your exact needs, challenges and frustrations in mind. With a cutting-edge platform and unparalleled consulting and services, we can help you take your firm to the next level. To learn more and walk through Sense in a one-on-one demo, reach out to our team here

Topics: staffing and recruiting, staffing industry, staffing trends

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