Don’t blink or you may miss it! As Summer 2014 sprints to the finish, the realization that it will soon be “back to school” time, then Halloween, followed quickly by Thanksgiving and Christmas/Chanukah. If you – Mr. or Ms. Workforce Planner – don’t want to be left wondering what happened to the goals for 2014…Read Now
Beyond Sourcing: Are Employers Putting Themselves at Risk by Using Social Media to Screen Candidates?
With over 40% of employers reporting the use of social networking sites to research job candidates, it’s not surprising that companies are using them beyond sourcing. According to a recent CareerBuilder Survey, hiring managers report using social networking and internet search engines frequently and/or always to find additional screening and background information for their future…Read Now
Finding the best talent for any organization’s workforce is one of the principal challenges facing those responsible for workforce management initiatives. While best practices for traditional talent sourcing and management are still effective, there are recent innovations that help supercharge these efforts. There is a convergence occurring between the traditional practices used to source qualified…Read Now
Making the decision about whether to engage a third party solution for workforce management is a fraught one. However, once it has been established that an organization needs some kind of solution to achieve improved visibility, process efficiency, and financial control over its workforce planning and administration, the question then becomes: Which is better: a…Read Now
You’ve probably read the staggering statistics indicating continued job growth. It’s no surprise that the utilization of contingent labor is rising as well. In March, over 2% of the workforce was comprised of contingent or contract professionals. In addition to this, Careerbuilder’s yearly forecasting indicates 42% of all companies plan to hire temporary or contract…Read Now
A common deterrent for organizations using contingent labor is the perceived lack of cultural fit or ability to wholly integrate within the work environment, potentially creating lower productivity. With the anticipated hiring growth across industries, the reliance on integrating the contingent workforce is increasing and requiring these types of professionals to encompass a wider range…Read Now
In the upcoming weeks and months, board and conference rooms around the country will soon become wall papered with flip charts, whiteboards and colored sticky dots with scribbled aspirations, goals and prioritized strategic initiatives for 2015. This is that time of year when executive minds collectively “stack hands” on bringing future plans to life. The…Read Now