Posts Written OnMay 2016

Temp Staffing: A Flexible Solution for Manpower Challenges

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A recent joint study conducted by the Financial Executives Research Foundation and Robert Half, shows that approximately 67 percent of the organizations with more than $5 billion annual revenue make use of contractual or temporary professionals. The companies that hire temporary employees, whether through temp agencies or other means, leverage the option for more reasons than one. In this post, we look at the ways in which temporary employees help organizations in maintaining seamless production with optimum efficiency. Analyze a Good Match for Full-time Position For many employers, temporary hiring is a great way to find out the right full-time…

Full-time vs. Contract Hiring: Choosing the Right Option

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Every business must optimally utilize its manpower to remain competitive and profitable. There should neither be a shortage nor surplus of human resources. Deciding the number of people a company needs, however, can be a complex task. That’s because the ideal figure depends on numerous factors, such as seasonal demands, industry changes, and cash inflow, among others, which explains why many businesses turn to contract-based recruitments; albeit, both fulltime and contract hiring have their pros and cons. To help you choose the right way ahead, this blog post draws some of the major differences between these two recruitment options. Take…

5 Key Metrics to Streamline Recruitment Process

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Most recruiters, and even recruiting firms, believe that their role ends once they hire a suitable candidate – failing to tap a number of opportunities that can be driven by analyzing the data collected during the recruitment process. Ideally, recruiters should dig into post-hire data, to streamline the recruitment process by improving the quality of resumes they receive and thereby reducing the time spent on screening and interviewing misfit candidates. In this blog post, we discuss five key metrics that recruiters must analyze to optimize recruitments. 1. Applicant to Hire Ratio The applicant to hire ratio is a key metric…

10 Commandments to Recruit the Right Talent

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A recent report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that, by the end of 2022, the employment in the US will grow to 161 million – a 10.8 percent increase compared to where it was the same time in 2012. The industries that are expected to lead the surge include finance, healthcare, personal care, and construction; whereas, the cities that are expected to mark the maximum growth in job opportunities include Dallas, Houston, McAllen, Phoenix, and San Jose. In the times to come, job seekers will be able to choose from a wider range of opportunities, and therefore, will…