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Hiring Freeze Hits Federal Government

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This Monday, Trump ordered a hiring freeze for federal government positions. Military, national security, and public safety positions are exempt from this freeze, as are presidential appointees. This is a temporary solution to stall government growth until Trump’s budget director rolls out a long-term reduction plan for the federal workforce. The memorandum states that agencies should instead “seek efficient use …

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The 7 Can’t-Miss Staffing and Recruiting Trade Shows of 2017

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Whether you’re new to the staffing industry or a seasoned professional, trade shows and conferences provide tremendous opportunities for networking and business development that you just won’t get anywhere else. So we made a list of the upcoming events you can be excited to put on your calendar. Here’s this year’s lineup: Staffing Industry Analysts Executive Forum Manchester Grand Hyatt, …

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What’s the #1 Contributor to Job Satisfaction for Millennials?

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The number one factor determining job satisfaction for Millennials is respect for all employees in the workplace, according to a new report on job satisfaction and employee engagement from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Here are some of the other key findings: Overall, 88% of U.S. workers are satisfied with their job. This is the highest percentage since …

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VMS and MSP Markets Gained Significant Ground in 2015, SIA Reports

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The VMS (vendor management system) and MSP (managed service provider) markets saw major growth worldwide in 2015, according to Staffing Industry Analysts’ recent annual review on the state of the VMS/MSP landscape. The global VMS market increased by 20%, or $20 billion, and the global MSP market increase by 13%, exceeding the $100 billion mark. Here some standout stats: In …

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Agile Performance Management, the Importance of Empathy, and Other Workplace Trends for 2017

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The Staffing Stream just released its workplace trends to keep an eye on in 2017. Here’s what they think this year will bring: The staffing trends of the past five years will continue to evolve. For example, Millennials, who have been on hirer’s mind for years, will move into more leadership roles. “Agile performance management” will be the defining leadership …

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ASA Report: Staffing & Recruiting Industry Growth Slows

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According to a new report by the ASA, the staffing and recruiting industry has grown more than two times faster than the economy overall during the economic recovery of the last seven years. It’s also expanded over six times more rapidly than overall employment. However, growth slowed in 2016, as candidate turnover rose and the average length of tenure fell. …

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TextUs and erecruit Join Forces to Bring Business-Class Text Messaging to Staffing Industry

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Partnership will help increase placement volume and deepen client and candidate engagement for Top Staffing Firms Boston, MA – Sept 7, 2016 – Today, erecruit, the leading innovator in enterprise staffing software, VMS and onboarding solutions for large staffing firms and employers, announced a technology partnership with TextUs, a business-class text messaging platform built specifically for staffing and recruiting firms. Read the entire announcement …

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TextUs Hires Staffing & Recruiting Client Experience Guru to Lead Their Customer Service Team

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Leading business-class text messaging platform welcomes customer service expert Abby Boyd DENVER, CO, JULY 21, 2016 — TextUs announced today that Abby Boyd will be joining their team as the Customer Experience Lead. Her role will improve customer service to the 100 staffing firms that have chosen TextUs as their business-class text messaging provider. Caitlin DeloheryCaitlin Delohery is the Editor-in-Chief of StaffingHub. …