The Gig Economy is Changing Staffing. Are You Ready for the New Employment Marketplace?
You’ve no doubt heard the phrase “gig economy,” but do you fully understand the potential impact on your staffing firm? Traditional staffing and recruitment must now compete with everything from Uber to Upwork to Snagajob for talent.
5 Tips for Reducing Application Abandonment: Get Your Tip Sheet
You put a lot of effort into enticing the best people to fill out an application and nothing is more frustrating than application abandonment. Unfortunately, this has become common in the current talent market. Applicants are spending less time than ever reading through information. Today’s job applicant needs quick information, right at their fingertips.
5 Strategies for Building an Effective Recruiting Pipeline for Your Temporary Staffing Firm
A talent pipeline can be your staffing firm’s biggest asset. But you need to know how to fill your pipeline with the right people at varying stages of their search if you want to prevent backups and gaps.
Overloaded and Overwhelmed: How to Solve Your Recruiting Team’s Challenges
Regardless of market conditions, working in the staffing industry can be overwhelming. When the job market is tight, recruiters are often inundated with eager candidates looking for jobs. When the economy is strong, your phone may ring off the hook with employers desperate for qualified talent in a highly competitive talent market.
B2B Marketing – How to Update Your Firm’s Marketing Strategy
A lot of the easily found marketing advice is focused on direct to consumer models. But as a staffing firm, at least half of your customer base is made up of employers. When marketing to them, you need to focus on a business-to-business model.
How to “Humanize” Your Staffing Firm’s Customer Service
You’ve been on the receiving end of customer service – both good and bad. You’ve probably noticed what distinguishes a positive experience from a negative one is feeling you are making a real human connection with the person on the other side of the interaction.
Implementing Recruiter Training Programs in Your Staffing Firm
The best staffing firms build a team that combines veteran reps who bring a wealth of hands-on knowledge, with newer recruiters who are eager to learn. It’s important to find ways to train them both in your preferred method of doing business for consistent results.
6 Strategies for Overcoming Staffing Sales Objections
Surprisingly enough, there are still organizations that don’t see the value in staffing or know how to use it to their best advantage. Educate them well on the benefits staffing can offer and you are likely to have a partner for life.