Educate your clients. Help fill new roles. Inside a Staffing Agency and How it Works (from a client’s perspective)

  By Lynn Connor  |    Tue Feb 25, 2020

Category: Certification, Education, Productivity

From a client’s perspective, if you are paying a staffing firm a direct hire fee (15 - 25% average fee of the candidate’s annual salary) or honoring a temp to hire policy (640 - 1000 hours on the staffing firms payroll) to hire a new employee, you obviously expect an...

Why Attending Industry Events Will Help Your Bottom-Line By Jennifer Roeslmeier

  By Anonymous  |    Mon Mar 25, 2019

Category: Certification, Columns, Education, Expert Advice

Attending an industry conference or seminar may not be at the top of your company’s to do list. However, it is important to keep in mind what you GAIN from attending these events and how ultimately, it can help your bottom-line. At the end of the day, profit is important...

Building a Personal Career and Job Decision-Making Model

  By Dr. Frank Burtnett  |    Mon Feb 11, 2019

Category: Certification, Columns, Education, Expert Advice

Teddy Roosevelt, a man of who wore many career hats during his lifetime, is credited with saying; “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” Search and...

Employee Burnout ~ Fight It or Flee It?

  By Dr. Frank Burtnett  |    Wed Jan 02, 2019

Category: Certification, Education, Expert Advice

Search and staffing professionals, like others associated with the movement of people in, out and about the workforce, are likely to have been exposed to a fair amount of employee burnout. Quite frankly, recognition of the burnout phenomenon and a desire to escape such conditions may be the marker that...

How to Prevent The Herculean Task of Client Education for Recruiters

  By Anonymous  |    Wed Oct 31, 2018

Category: Certification, Education, Expert Advice

When you describe something as a “Herculean task,” you’re usually doing so because the task is practically impossible. Or you’re implying that the only person who could complete the task is Hercules, the mythical Greek figure. This brings to mind the “12 Labours of Hercules” from Greek mythology. Let’s...

Factoring Luck and Chance into the Transition Process

  By Dr. Frank Burtnett  |    Mon Oct 15, 2018

Category: Certification, Education, Expert Advice

The odds of a staffing professional knowing one, two or multiple candidates in their professional experience who were the beneficiaries of “good karma” when it came to their employment transition are higher than one might suspect. Whether you call it luck or happenstance or chance, there are seemingly unexplained forces...

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