Tips to Choosing a Professional Services Firm
A professional services firm can either accelerate or frustrate your hiring efforts. Consider these factors when selecting a staffing agency.Read More
Staying Ahead of Turbulent Times in Workforce Management
The BLS reported a notable drop in unemployment rates in the US in July, down to 5.4%. The total number of unemployed now sits at 8.7 million, while the number of long-term unemployed (those searching for jobs for 27 weeks or more) fell to 3.4 million. Though elevated compared to accepted “full employment” figures, any hiring organization…Read More
What’s Driving Post-COVID Hiring – Minimum Age or Minimum Wage?
Without a doubt, the pandemic has turned a lot of the established workforce planning orthodoxy on its head. “Things will never be the same” say pundits as we return to a new normal. Many changes wrought by the rapid onset of the pandemic are likely to remain. Work from home options will likely remain at…Read More
Job Growth Is Returning – Where It May Be Felt Most
A return to something approaching normal seems to be on the horizon and the American workforce is expressing increasing levels of confidence as vaccination efforts gain traction. This week, the Forbes Advisor-Ipsos Consumer Confidence Weekly Tracker turned in a week-over-week increase of 3.7%, rising to a confidence level of 65.5 out of a possible 1000.…Read More
Rapid Changes in Workforce Industry Underscores Need for Seasoned Guidance
No one could argue that the nature of work and the workforce continues to undergo a rapid evolution. Driven by advances in technology and computing power, modulated by the shifting demands of working in the pandemic age, changes effecting workforce planning and management continue to come fast and furious. This is clearly visible in the…Read More
Everything You Need to Know About Direct Sourcing
Direct sourcing talent in workforce management has its upsides and downsides. Here’s what to know about direct sourcing for your talent acquisition.Read More
How to Curate an Enterprise Talent Pool
Part I – What is a Curated Talent Pool and How to Build One It takes a multi-pronged approach to sourcing talent in today’s sprawling and segmented workforce management environment. Relying on outside sources like staffing agencies alone is simply not enough. That’s why the most successful workforce management operations are developing their own enterprise…Read More
On the Legal Battle Over H-1B Visas Recently Revoked by Executive Order
The timing couldn’t be worse. With significant disruption to normal workforce management operations due to the pandemic, President Donald Trump has added another burden to workforce planning, issuing an executive order suspending the entry of H-1B visa holders into the US. Leveraged by IT companies, manufacturers and others, H-1B visas have been a critical talent…Read More
What’s the Difference Between Staff Augmentation and Staff Supplementation?
In Part One of this ongoing series, we examined the important distinctions between contractors and independent contractors in the contingent workforce management industry. Part Two examined the difference between a Payroller and an Employer of Record (EOR)? The third and final installment of this series examines the distinction between Staff Augmentation vs. Staff Supplementation. Aren’t they…Read More
What Is Total Talent Management?
nextSource employed Total Talent Management prior to it gaining widespread use. Here’s what it is and how to fully utilize it for your business.Read More