Does Your Staffing Firm Want to Hold a Job Fair? Consider the Curbside or Virtual!

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If your staffing firm has seen an increase in job orders, it’s time to implement a new way of reaching out to job seekers. After weeks of massive layoffs, odds are your customers are seeking temporary, contract, or direct-hire workers to fill roles. They need workers to cover employees who are ill, taking care of…

3 Ways Staffing Companies Are Successfully Convincing People That This IS the Time to Go Back to Work

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Amidst the temporary shutdown caused by COVID-19, many employees lost their jobs. Because many have been living on unemployment benefits since early 2020, they might feel they’re safer at home than in the workplace. As a staffing company, you know that having people return to work is the best choice. With increased demand in certain…

What Did the Staffing Firms Do to Survive the Shutdown?

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In early 2020, many businesses worldwide began temporarily closing due to the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Companies in industries deemed “nonessential” for everyday life experienced a substantial drop in business and revenue, resulting in millions of employees being laid off. Fortunately, staffing and recruiting firms were deemed “essential” and could continue serving clients.…

Do You Have a Solid Remote Recruiting Process in Place Now? If Not, Here Are a Few Tips

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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…

What Are the Industries that Continued to Hire During the Shutdown and How Should That Impact the Future of Staffing?

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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…

What Lessons Have Staffing Companies Learned From COVID-19?

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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…

Pivoting Your Business: Why Both Timing and Preparation Matter

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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…

Why a Crisis Is a Fantastic Time to Demonstrate Your Value as a Staffing Provider

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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…

How to Get your Staffing Firm Off the Ground – Faster.

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Starting a staffing business is hard work. You have to build your client list, fill your candidate pipeline, expand your internal team, and more. All the “core” services you are an expert at. Trying to do everything on your own is almost impossible. However, you probably lack the resources to hire full-time staff for every…

How to Rally Your Team After You’ve Lost a Big Contract

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Losing contracts is part of doing business. Sometimes it will be your team’s fault because a key member left the company, your teammates became complacent or they failed to deliver expected results. Perhaps a client moved to another country, didn’t provide you with enough support or closed their doors. Although losing a deal is demoralizing, what matters more is how you deal with the experience. Learn how to help…