Category: Staffing

Back to the Future in Accounting and Finance

by placers on November 19, 2013 in News, Staffing, Workforce

 

President Chris Burkhard’s reaction to the latest staffing industry reports  Industry trends in staffing continue to show growth year over year. Clearly more firms are using a contingent workforce program and leveraging more talent these days. Many segments of staffing are slowing down or decelerating into the fourth quarter.  In some ways this is explainable, […]

Price vs. Value – What Matters Today?

by placers on November 12, 2013 in Staffing, Workforce

 

Is it price or value that really matters today with your contingent staffing program? As a twenty year professional in the staffing industry, I have come to understand that our customers are a reflection of what our industry has taught them. For so long staffing firms have competed on price and lower mark-ups. And filling […]

Video: Advantages of Contract to Hire Staffing

by placers on November 5, 2013 in Staffing, Workforce

 

You asked, we answered! What is the advantage of contract to hire? Our Search & Staffing Leader, Glenn Koetz shares his thoughts about the advantages of contract to hire in this Q&A video: “Contract to hire staffing has advantages for both clients and candidates. First off, its about timing. Our clients typically have immediate needs […]

What You Need to Know about Unemployment Benefits

by wpengine on October 29, 2013 in Job Search Tips, Staffing

 

There are many benefits to taking a temporary job, including gaining new marketable skills, increasing your professional network and the ability to try out a potential new employer before you commit long term. Temporary work is an excellent way to bridge the gap and can help you successfully “land” in the right job for you. […]

What is in a word? “Permanent” Jobs

by wpengine on October 24, 2013 in Staffing, Workforce

 

by Chris Burkhard, President Did you ever work with a headhunter and listen to their choice of language regarding the work they do? “We are working on a permanent job with our client in IT.” or “I have a perm accounting job order.” They are perm recruiters working perm or permanent jobs for their clients. […]

Try Before You Buy, Temporary to Hire Demystified

by placers on September 5, 2013 in Staffing

 

So, as a business leader or hiring manager, how do you fill the open positions on your team? Do you post openings, create requisitions and wait for your HR team to provide you with qualified candidates? With the average job being open for 23 business days, every day the position is open really counts! Today’s […]

Temporary Staffing: This is Not Your Grandfather’s Workforce

by placers on August 28, 2013 in Staffing, Workforce

 

Many business leaders are surprised that today’s temporary workforce represents almost 2% of the total US workforce. To achieve those kind of numbers, today’s temps are much more than the secretary and switchboard operators or a staffing company helping you cover for your employees’ vacations. This was so, well, yesterday! Today’s temporary workers span just […]

Placers Announces ‘Agent to the Workforce’ Service

by placers on June 24, 2013 in News, Staffing, Workforce

 

Members of the Placers team now provide an added advantage in this tight job market: an Agent to the Workforce. Placers is the contingent workforce solutions company that in the 1990s was one of Delaware’s largest employers. Headquartered in Newark, Placers returned to the job scene in 2011 as an Outside-In® partner of CBI Group, […]

10 Ways to Use Temporary Employees

by placers on May 24, 2013 in Staffing

 

10 Ways to Use Temporary Employees to Drive Performance and Increase Productivity The Challenge: Do more and spend less! Every employer in America has heard this message over the past two years, and as the economy continues to recover, we are all being challenged to complete more projects without hiring. But how? The 60 Second […]

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