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How your staffing firm handles a crisis is highly effective for showing who you are and what your firm stands for. Since business success typically is based on efficient routines, how your firm reacts to a nonroutine event is important. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, current and potential customers and employees are looking to see how your staffing firm navigates through this unforeseen, devastating crisis. The action your firm takes and the results… Read more »

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Given that millions of people began working from home during COVID-19, staffing providers had to pivot to remote recruiting to fill customer needs. Although the transition may have been challenging, many employers appreciate the benefits of having employees work remotely. There are wider talent pools to choose from. Office costs such as rent, utilities, and… Read more »

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The number one driver of the staffing industry is change. Circumstances during the shutdown reemphasized the critical role that staffing plays in responding to change in the rapidly changing world. The early 2020 shutdown that resulted from coronavirus drastically shifted consumers’ buying habits. To slow the spread of the virus, businesses that had to close… Read more »

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The effects of the coronavirus in early 2020 led to an economic downturn. With nonessential businesses temporarily closing their offices and millions of employees working from home, circumstances were drastically changing every day. Like all businesses, this has had adverse impacts on staffing companies. Because the overall demand for services decreased, staffing providers had to… Read more »

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In many cases, challenging times are moments when leadership is most needed. Crises come up at times. There is no way to completely avoid them. This is why you need to be prepared to lead your staffing agency or recruiting firm through. You must be able to respond to adversity and equip your team and… Read more »

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During an economic downturn, the use of staffing firm services changes with uncertainty. Because many companies use staffing firms for their flexibility, when a recession hits based on their core strategy, sometimes the first costs to go often are contingent workers based on other strategies. Your customers may be concerned of a blow to employee… Read more »

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With the sudden change to our world in early 2020 due to COVID-19, significant changes have occurred in the way you run your staffing firm. One of these changes involves your recruiting process. Not being able to personally meet with candidates has become a challenge. You need to know all you can before placing candidates… Read more »

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Growing your staffing agency results from innovative thinking. When you have funding and ideas, you gain strategic opportunities. At various times, your success will involve reinventing your staffing agency by changing your offerings. Proper planning can help your business prosper even through the uncertainty of an economic downturn. If you experience funding and back office… Read more »

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During the COVID-19 pandemic due to the uncertainty, many companies are in greater need of flexible staffing than usual. Of course, your staffing firm should be the one that employers turn to because you provide excellent service. You need to show concrete reasons why current and prospective customers should choose your firm. Here are three… Read more »

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When it comes to making a higher profit with your staffing company, selling more is not always the answer. This can hurt your business long-term if you underprice your services to win a high-volume contract. Instead, look beyond sales and look to pricing structures to find ways to increase your margins.  Implement these methods to increase your staffing… Read more »