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Our top articles for February include a look at why more managers plan to hire contract professionals, insights into why Gen Z is considering blue collar jobs, and an interview with Maurice Fuller of Staffing Tec on how automation will impact the staffing industry.

#1. [On-Demand Webinar] Blueprint for Gaining Successful New Business in 2023

This webinar with Kortney Harmon of Crelate covers how to merchandise talent to increase future revenues, including action items to follow to keep and attract more clients. 

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#2. 72% of Managers Plan to Hire Contract Professionals in First Half of 2023: Robert Half

A recent Robert Half survey revealed that almost three-quarters (72%) of managers plan to hire contract professionals during the first six months of 2023. This is a significant increase from the 45% who said the same in the second half of 2022. 

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#3. Gen Z Considering Blue Collar Jobs Due to Layoffs, AI Fears

Gen Z is rethinking their career plans. This is largely due to tech layoffs and concerns about artificial intelligence, among other factors. A large majority (82%) are concerned about recent layoffs, and over three-quarters (76%) report their career plans have changed in the last six months.

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#4. Maurice Fuller, CXO of Staffing Tec, on the Advancement of Automation and AI in Staffing

Maurice Fuller, CXO of Staffing Tec, joined David Folwell to talk about hyperautomation and how it will impact the staffing industry. Fuller talks about how staffing firms can face the rapidly changing future, as well as specific trends to look for in the coming years.

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#5. Job Search Process Falling Short of Candidates’ Expectations: PeopleScout

The job search process isn’t living up to candidates’ expectations. According to a report by PeopleScout, less than 20% of candidates would rate their experience as “excellent.” 

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