Staffing Trends

Staffing Trends

Use the links below to find information about current trends in staffing. We created our staffing firm in response to the changing expectations and patterns in the U.S. workforce.

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Freelance Nation: Why Permanent Jobs May Not Come Back

6:00 AM 01/19/10 By Charles Hugh Smith

Many of the jobs that have been lost in the recession are unlikely to come back. Those that do are more likely to be freelance, temporary or contract positions rather than permanent jobs with benefits. Technology, off-shoring and the disappearance of bubble-era jobs are all to blame. >>read more

by Eric Reyes Sunday Dec 27, 2009

In the world of HR, it is easy to say I will always have work, but what kind of work? As you look ahead to 2010, you will make all kinds of projections about your company, especially in this so-called period of recovery. Will you know what your HR needs will be? Sharlyn Lauby at HR Bartender recently offered her predictions, which — if they come true or not — are a valuable checklist to prepare for renewed growth, recovery or housecleaning.  >> read more

A changing workforce calls for twenty-first century strategies

By Steven M. Barney, Journal of Healthcare Management – March-April, 2002

The U.S. workforce has changed dramatically in the last three decades. At the same time, recruitment and retention efforts in the healthcare industry have not kept up with the changing demographics.  >> read more

INTELLIGENCE REPORT: Work Force Flexibility: Staffing for a Better Bottom Line

By Steven P. Berchem, CSP, Vice President, American Staffing Association

There’s a reason why the U.S. staffing industry has been growing faster than the overall economy: flexibility. Workers want it. Businesses need it. Staffing firms provide it.  >> read more

Winning the War: the Mandate for Strategic Talent Acquisition

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In board rooms, on factory floors and in collections of cubicles all across the globe, a war is quickly taking shape, one that will undoubtedly redefine how companies do business in the ever-changing 21st-century marketplace. >> read more

The Contingent Workforce

by Marshall Goldsmith, BusinessWeek, Friday, May 25, 2007

We’re mid-course in a major shift in the employment picture in the U.S., particularly in the technology-rich professional areas. Due to compressed market cycles, the old way of doing business just won’t work too much longer. This specifically applies to the area of work-force planning and recruiting.   >> read more