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Staffing: A midyear look at the trends
Monster    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Heading toward the second half of 2012, staffing trends show agencies are cautiously confident of their prospects in the intermediate term, laying their bets on either economic recovery or a continuation of business uncertainty that argues for broad use of contingent workers. Some staffing firms sense their book of business still could tip either way, but if the trend of the past year or so continues, healthy growth lays ahead. More



Temp staffing revenue up 17 percent in April
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Temporary staffing revenue rose 17 percent year-over-year in April, according to results from Staffing Industry Analysts' latest Pulse Survey of staffing firms. Pulse data shows revenue growth in temporary staffing has seen an uptick since the beginning of 2011. More

3 steps to candidate engagement — without the goofy glasses
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The written word is great, but what if it were more . . . interactive? Because of their 3-D nature, recruiting videos are a great way to showcase job descriptions and company culture without putting candidates to sleep. More

CSG Partners

CSG CSG Partners is a leading nationally ranked investment bank focused on solving the needs of middle-market companies and owners. Founded in 2001, the firm has grown into a leading advisor to Staffing Companies in three service areas: ESOPs, mergers and acquisitions, and capital advisory services. We have built a reputation of having the nation’s leading ESOP investment banking practice.
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Bernanke: Businesses may be done with 'catch-up' hiring
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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke won't say whether the Fed will take additional action to juice up the economy when it meets in June, Bizjournals' Washington Bureau reports. The "central question" the Fed must answer, he said, is whether there will be strong enough economic growth going forward to make much difference in the nation's unemployment rate. That growth rate may have to be much higher than we're seeing now in order to boost job creation. More

Big Data recruiting
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In a new series called SmartUps, SmarRecruiters asks a panel of hiring executives to tackle the topic of Big Data — and how recruiters can adapt to this apparently-not-going-away trend. More



It fits: Trying culture on for size
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There's nothing more rewarding than placing a perfect hire: finding that special candidate who fits perfectly into your client's business, like the last piece of a jigsaw puzzle slots perfectly into place. Of course it may take time, commitment, extensive searching and assessment, but you can't deny the satisfaction it brings. But understanding the culture of your client's business is imperative if you're looking to achieve successful long-term appointments. That's why it's not just about the candidates' skills and qualifications, it's about their individuality, too. More

What could make a candidate turn down his dream job?
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Deferred comp, clawbacks, restricted shares: This is the new currency of Wall Street. Employees, though, still prefer cash — so much so that even in today's uncertain job market, some would turn down a position that didn't pay a cash bonus. More




Recruiting playbook: Add these 5 options for social technologies
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Organizations that want to win the war for talent need a playbook on how to take full advantage of social technologies. Here are five plays essential to success. More

CFOs: Tech hiring to jump 5 percent
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Chief financial officers have become more optimistic about U.S. employment growth, expecting the unemployment rate to drop to just above 7 percent in the next year, with tech hiring set to rise by 5 percent. Respondents to the latest quarterly Duke/CFO Magazine Global Outlook survey expect U.S. employment across multiple industries to increase by 2.5 percent during the next year, up from 2.1 percent previously predicted. More
 


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