Trends

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Overcome resistance to change

By |May 17th, 2017|

Change efforts have a failure rate of 50% to 75%. Sally Blount and Shana Carroll of the Kellogg School of Management discuss identifying those in resistance and how to converse with them to improve your effort's chances in Harvard Business Review.
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Speak the lingo

By |May 17th, 2017|

Did acronyms and language barriers cause Rome's fall? Perhaps not, but speaking different languages can wreak havoc on a program and business relationship. Jon Osborne, VP of strategic research, discusses the launch of Staffing Industry Analysts' new Lexicon website in The Staffing Stream.
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The smell test

By |May 10th, 2017|

When choosing a supplier or product, journalistic integrity matters. Why and how to verify the veracity of sales pitches, research and other materials.
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Temp-to-perm conversion ratio

By |May 10th, 2017|

The conversion ratios of contingent to directly employed are a key metric in managing your workforce. CW managers North America, EMEA and APAC share what percent of staffing firm temps are converted to W-2 workers.
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Get off the treadmill: Avoid the typical sales pitch

By |April 26th, 2017|

What should you really focus on when evaluating bids and differentiating companies vying for your business? Cost? People? Think again.
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Visa dependent? Detour ahead

By |April 19th, 2017|

How to prepare your organization for unclear, yet anticipated changes to the H-1B program.
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Data to prepare your program for success

By |April 19th, 2017|

From benchmarking to more advanced planning, be smart in how you use data to propel your program.
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‘Us first’

By |April 19th, 2017|

President Trump issued an executive order yesterday ordering the review of the H-1B work visa program; Australia is overhauling its own work visa program.
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Let’s chat

By |April 5th, 2017|

The last year has seen the emergence of a number of intelligent assistants that automate the hiring process, such as the recruitment chatbot.
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The next big thing

By |March 29th, 2017|

Technological advancements don’t tend to go away. A new wave of tools promise even more evolutions in workforce solutions. Welcome it.