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Recruiters and Staffing

April 10, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

On March 5, 2015, CareerBuilder released its latest study on temporary jobs and employment growth. The study reported on growing temporary jobs and divided them into two groups: jobs that pay $15 or more per hour, and those that pay less than $15 per hour. CareerBuilder found that 3 million people are employed in temp jobs today, and the…

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April 8, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

When companies are undergoing periods of change, they will no doubt need to find skilled, capable workers to fit their projected growth. One way to meet this need within an organization is to hire temporary workers. Here are a few reasons a growing company should consider contacting a staffing agency to fill temporary positions:Temp workers…

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April 3, 2015 Read time: 1 minutes

Recent data released by CareerBuilder states that the number of temporary jobs is going to grow 13 percent by 2019. This hiring trend follows previous years, as during the recession, temporary jobs grew 15 percent from 2009 to 2010, and 57 percent from 2009 to 2014.At the beginning of the year, CareerBuilder collected data that…

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March 26, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

The IT sector has experienced explosive growth in the past 10 years. The Labor Department expects technology-related jobs to continue to be one of the fastest-growing occupations for the next decade. The U.S. has 500,000 tech positions that the White House says currently remain unfilled, and the number of new IT jobs rose at twice the rate…

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March 25, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

As the U.S. economic recovery accelerates and the country moves closer to full employment, companies face increasing challenges from a shortage of qualified workers across all industries. More than half of the nation's businesses have vacant positions for which they cannot find skilled talent, according to a 2014 CareerBuilder study. Positions that remain unfilled for…

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March 16, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

With the competition increasing for top talent, social media has become an essential tool for sourcing and recruiting the best candidates. More than 90 percent of recruiters now use social networking platforms to identify, recruit and retain ideal employees. The benefits of using social media extend beyond access to a broader pool of talent, whether…

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March 13, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

More than 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies use staffing agencies and HR outsourcing companies to find skilled temporary and contract workers, some with the potential to move into full-time positions. For organizations and hiring managers who are considering working with a staffing agency, here are some questions to help you evaluate the options and…

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March 10, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

As the nation's physician shortage begins to accelerate, more health care facilities are using temporary workers to fill staffing gaps. The U.S. has a current shortfall of over 20,000 doctors. This number is expected to climb to between 46,000 and 90,000 by 2025, according to a new report from the American Association of Medical Colleges,…

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March 9, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

A single bad hire can cost a company up to $50,000, according to a 2012 CareerBuilder study. Money lost from lower productivity and costs associated with recruitment, training and the negative impact on employee morale all add to a loss of up to $5 million for every 100 companies that hire one wrong person. Most of the…

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February 24, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

As the economy continues to show signs of improvement, the use of temporary workers by companies is higher than it has ever been. Temps provide a wide range of benefits for the businesses that use them, as well as the employer of record that sends these individuals out on assignments.The biggest advantage is that an organization…

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