As we look back on 2017, we thought we’d share with you the most popular articles on StaffingHub. From social recruiting guides to interviews with the leaders of top staffing firms, these resources give you the strategies and tactics to start 2018 off on the right foot.

How Your Recruiters Should Be Using Basic LinkedIn Accounts

LinkedIn means business — more than any other social media site. LinkedIn users make up 67% of company site visits. Boosts in career page visits begin with LinkedIn.

LinkedIn understands talent acquisition as an art form and offers the tools to elevate recruiting efforts. Here’s what you and your recruiters can do with a Basic LinkedIn account.

How Recruiters Should Be Using Text Messaging

Everyone seems to be glued to their phones these days, and the talent you’re searching for is no different. And what people love to do most with their phones isn’t scanning their Facebook feed, checking their emails, or making phone calls. It’s texting. Here’s how your recruiting team should be using text messaging to attract top talent.

[Fastest Growing Staffing Firm Interview] iPlace CEO Hank Levine on Gamifying Growth, Training and Experimenting Constantly, and Communicating with Data

iPlace USA ties its success to more than just quick, quality placements. This international RPO, based in the US and India, has built a revolutionary employee growth system that values the entire individual. By gamifying growth, encouraging constant learning and experimentation, and nurturing the whole person, iPlace has seen tremendous dividends.

They’ve been honored by Inc. 5000 as a fastest-growing company and reaching a growth rate of 114% and $5.1 M in annual revenue. They expect to grow to 10,000 employees by 2025. We sat down with iPlace President and CEO Hank Levine to learn about the company’s unique take on staffing.

Ted Guggenheim, CEO of TextUs, on Staffing Shortages, Speed of Communication, and the Future of Candidate Expectations

In our quest to provide insight into all areas of the staffing and recruiting industry, we’re launching our industry suppliers interview series. For our first interview, we sat down with Ted Guggenheim, CEO and Co-Founder of TextUs, the business texting platform built for the staffing/recruiting and HR industries. He shared his thoughts on industry challenges, the importance of quick communication, and the future of candidate expectations.

35 Healthcare Staffing Firms on the 2017 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies

Thirty five healthcare staffing agencies made Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list this year. Inc. compiles their rankings based on revenue growth from 2013 – 2016 for privately-owned companies with annual earnings of at least $2 million.

The top three healthcare staffing firms on this year’s list were Atlas MedStaff (#308), Stability Healthcare (#340), and Prime Time Healthcare (#369), all of which saw three-year growth over 1100%. The average 2016 revenue for all staffing firms on the list is $47.7 million, while the three-year growth rate averages 413%.   

Here are the healthcare staffing firms on the Inc. 5000 list. How does your agency compare?

How Your Recruiters Should Be Using Social Media [eBook]

Our eBook, How Your Recruiters Should Be Using Social Media, walks you through the each of the major platforms, explains how they function, and lays out the individual strategies you can use to up your recruiting game.

71% of US Employees Report that They Are Looking for a New Job

The majority of US employees (71%) are looking to change employers, according to a report by Mental Health America and the Faas Foundation. In a survey of 17,000 workers across 19 industries, the majority reported being unhappy with their job. Find out why.

Looking for more great articles? Check out three of our most popular blog categories of 2017: social recruiting, sourcing, and recruiting Millennials.