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Diverse Talent Pool of Skilled Workers
June 29, 2022 Read time: 5 minutes

Hiring and recruitment experts have warned of a looming skilled talent shortage for years. First, the resounding chorus was that robots would take over jobs, but when that didn’t come to pass and employers still couldn’t find the right talent, it turned into a new refrain: No one wants to work. Just like the fear of automation, however, this narrative is a…

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Diverse Group of people in business setting
June 28, 2022 Read time: 4 minutes

The last few years have taught invaluable lessons, and one of the most important of them was that of a diverse workforce. Diversity, equity, and inclusion went from being an abstract concept to a wake-up call, forcing companies to rethink their personnel operations. Businesses are now taking hard looks at their hiring practices and understanding…

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May 12, 2022 Read time: 1 minutes

  Contrary to popular belief, hiring contingent workers isn’t relegated to choosing people who can only perform routine or tactical functions. In fact, there has recently been a shift in using contingent workers to supplant high-level talent, such as C-suite level professionals. These fractional executives bring a wealth and breadth of knowledge that can benefit…

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Sara Jensen Podcast Interview
April 1, 2022 Read time: 1 minutes

On today’s episode of the RecruitingDaily Podcast, William Tincup speaks to Sara Jensen on from Innovative Employee Solutions (IES) about engaging contingent workers by ensuring a robust benefits package.   Tune in for the full conversation on The RecruitingDaily Podcast with William Tincup.   Interview with: Sara Jensen, Senior Vice President of Growth & Strategy at…

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March 25, 2022 Read time: 4 minutes

When it comes to finding talent for your company, you have high expectations. You dream of filling your workplace with the most intelligent, driven, and passionate people — people who understand your ethos and share your values. With a team full of people like this, you know you could level up your business goals and…

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February 23, 2022 Read time: 4 minutes

Between technology and globalization, the world is much more connected now than it has ever been. However, with a “shrinking” world comes growing pains. As more companies are able to expand globally and in turn, hire from a global talent pool, they must contend with cultural differences in the workplace. However, companies are often so…

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Modern Office with Team at work
February 14, 2022 Read time: 2 minutes

As the Great Resignation continues, it’s incredibly important to get on top of retaining and engaging your workers this year. After all, it could mean the difference between a workforce that’s ready to tackle the day’s challenges and a widespread sense of burnout. Here are some tips you can integrate.   As we were going…

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Talent of All Types HRO Today
December 15, 2021 Read time: 1 minutes

The war for talent is heating up, and not many organizations are winning. According to ManpowerGroup’s 2021 survey on employment outlook, 69% of companies are facing talent shortages and hiring difficulties. That’s because in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, an unprecedented workforce exodus known as The Great Resignation is exacerbating an already severe labor…

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December 8, 2021 Read time: 1 minutes

Growth in the contingent workforce has continued to outpace expectations in 2021 due to a variety of factors. Chief among them is the desire for flexibility, an attribute that is now seen as a key ingredient of resilient organizations. Accordingly, HR leaders discovered that highly skilled contingent workers could help them address urgent needs. Of…

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December 8, 2021 Read time: 4 minutes

In September 2021, 4.4 million people in the United States quit their jobs. That record-shattering number was simply one in a line of staggering numbers that soon became known, collectively, as the “Great Resignation.” Initially thought to be a temporary blip brought on by the unique conditions of the pandemic, many experts now believe this…

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