MNRSA Spring Conference and Symposium, February 18


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The Minnesota Recruiting and Staffing Association‘s Annual Spring Conference and Symposium will be held on Wednesday, February 18, 2014 from 7:15 a.m. to noon at the Lost Spur Golf and Event Center in Eagan, Minnesota. Learn how to think forward and adapt to a dynamic workforce at this year’s MNRSA symposium by attending this informative event!… »

Avionte Staffing Software Joins Forces with Serent Capital



Avionté, Inc, a leading provider of software for recruiters and staffing, announced an investment be Serent Capital, a growth equity firm based in San Francisco that focuses on investing in profitable, high growth businesses. For more details regarding the partnership, please see the full press release: “Avionté had an exceptional track record of success over the last… »

Tip of the Week: Have You Missed Any?



Have you missed one of the past Tips of the Week?  Here are some of my favorites that our users have found to be helpful. Counters are Cool Who Changed That? Match ‘em Up Automatch Paycheck Voids/Reversals Save Time – Shortcuts   Generating Resumes Do You Document? Forgotten Timecards I’ve Got Skills Sometimes Basic is… »

Avionté Staffing Software Reports 55% Revenue Growth in 2012


Company’s rapid revenue growth leads to staff increase and improved software capabilities. Avionté Software, a provider of staffing and recruiting technology solutions, announced another successful year with a year-over-year revenue growth of 55%.  2012 was the seventh consecutive year that Avionté has reported a revenue growth at 35% or greater. In 2012, the company partnered… »

Frustration or Communication…What are you providing?


Angela Pitts I needed some information about my daughter’s recent immunizations.  I was partially at fault for not keeping the records in a place that was readily accessible; however I knew her pediatrician could easily provide the necessary information for me. Her pediatrician is fantastic as are all the people that work in his office,… »

Avionte Client Connection Forum 2012 (August 8-10)


Don’t Miss Out, Register Today! The Avionté Client Connection provides the ultimate opportunity to network and exchange ideas with other Avionté customers, partners and Avionté staff. Along with providing valuable information that will guide our development plan, you will also gain insights and real solutions about how to maximize your staffing technology with current trends… »

Why Make a Software Purchase Before January 1, 2012?


Section 179 Deduction limit increased to $500,000 for the 2011 tax year Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment (including staffing software) purchased or financed during the tax year. This means if you buy (or lease) a piece of qualifying equipment, you can deduct… »

$100,000 Staffing Report


Brenda Long Is it possible to create a report that will not only help your staffing company improve sales and service, but save you nearly $100,000 a year at the same time?  The answer is yes!  BONNEY Staffing Center is Maine and New Hampshire’s largest independently owned and operated staffing company.  One of the many… »

Whiteboards Should Be Outlawed!


Well that might be a little bit of an overreaction since they do have some use like leaving funny notes for your co-workers. They are pretty good for brainstorming new ideas too. However, they have lost their place at the table when it comes to tracking job orders.

It doesn’t surprise or even amaze me to hear that very successful staffing and recruiting companies are still using whiteboards to monitor jobs, candidates and statuses. What does surprise me is the inability to even think about letting it go! A few months back I was onsite with a company and spotted the whiteboard. I had to fight the urge to walk over and erase the board with all of its detailed information. Each of the staffing specialists and recruiters could find the exact same information on their computer screen. So why is it so hard to let go?

What Do Your Job Postings Tell?


I used to be quite particular with my staff when it came to posting jobs on the web.  Whether they posted it on our job portal or on an external site; this could very well be a first (and possibly last) impression to a prospective applicant or even customer.  Not only does it matter how… »