How to Keep Your People Feeling in the Land of Bots

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Anyone who has kept up with trends or technology realizes that we are using “bots” in our daily lives more and more. A bot (short for “robot”) is an automated program that runs over the Internet. Some bots run automatically, while others only execute commands when they receive specific input. Bots in general are part…

Notable 2019 Staffing Trends

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A new year is here, and the prognosticators are out with their trends and ideas for what the future may hold, from industry to industry, business practices, and the overall economy. Staffing is no exception, and it definitely helps articulate your strategy if you know what trends will likely affect your business in the coming…

Staffing Companies Like You Are in Prime Position To Fill The Skills Gap

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The fact is with employment at a record low and technology more important than ever, more companies than ever need your help. These could be data analysts, Collaborative IT Administration ( a bit of a Unicorn out there right now), IT workers and many more boutique positions. Couple that shortage with the realization that colleges…

Claim Your Slice of the Recruiting Pie – Your Key to Differentiation

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Looking ahead to the New Year provides a sense of perspective. It’s typically a time when people set goals, such as a new job, or new fitness program. Although the goals aren’t always successful, they’re a useful target to gauge how you are doing. Like personal goals, you may have business goals for the New…

This Holiday, Go for the Green

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The holidays are here, and staffing firms that supply retail, light manufacturing, and even boutique positions, are seeing demand for their services surge. Indeed, retailers are expected to hire more than 700,000 seasonal workers for the December holidays. That’s the most since 2015, according to a Challenger Gray Christmas analysis of federal jobs data, and…

Staffing Tech Disruptors That Could Impact Your Bottom Line

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With staffing, everyone can –or tries — to build a better mousetrap. Nowadays, that mousetrap invariably involves automation.  Let’s take a look at some new staffing models, built around automation, that might disrupt your business. 3 Disruptors That Are Already Impacting Staffing Companies Disruptor #1: Keeping Staffing Out of the Transaction Some companies are experimenting…

What’s the Optimal Size of A Staffing Company To Look For Funding Options?

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As a funding and full back office services  vendor (including payroll) to the staffing industry, many times our experts are asked all sorts of questions about funding. This is fine, as we have almost 25 years experience helping businesses like yours grow. Among the many questions we get is, “How big a company do I…

5 Strategies For Continuing to Grow When Foreign Markets Are Fluctuating

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Can foreign markets and market uncertainty impact your business? You bet. In this global economy, moves across the globe can affect your own Main Street, USA. And with more uncertainty ever, from tariffs to trade to mixed signals, global markets and our own are in a constant state of flux. So what can you do…

Training Your Own Employees Is Extremely Profitable

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Some Staffing Companies Are Beginning to See That Training Their Own Employees Is Extremely Profitable – Here’s Why: You have no doubt experienced finding the right people for your business – whether internally or to place as associates – something of a struggle. No doubt your peers and clients are having the same problems. There…

Are You Up-to-Date on Tax Reform and How it May Affect Your Business?

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We know that you work hard for your money and often a tax refund may be the biggest check you get all year, so it’s important to understand how new tax reform legislation may affect your tax refund next year. The new tax law signed into law on December 22, 2017 is a doozy. For…