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Double your revenue without doubling your effort
The Fordyce Letter    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Many recruiting firm owners and individual recruiters, expecting improvement, set goals at the beginning of the year to increase production 10 percent, 20 percent or 25 percent over last year. Those are exciting numbers, but what if you could double your revenue? Double it starting this month and without spending more time than you currently do at work? More



Crazy social media recruiting techniques: Do they actually work?
SourceCon    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
At one time, social media recruiting was a new and daring phenomenon. Now, at least 90 percent of recruiters use social media in the hiring process to find great candidates. Some companies have even taken social recruiting out on a limb. Instead of using the social platform merely to engage with talent and promote openings, these companies are coming up with some truly out-of-the-box ways to attract talent. More

Bombardier plant expansion brings 100 new jobs to North Country
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New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that with the support of the North Country Regional Economic Development Council, Bombardier Transportation is moving forward with its nearly $25 million expansion project in Plattsburgh. The expansion project was awarded $2.5 million through the Regional Council initiative and is a priority project for the NCREDC. The project will create 100 new jobs and retain 288 existing jobs at its production facility, providing a much-needed economic boost to the surrounding community. More

How to analyze your staffing firm's spending
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You must look beyond the numbers when it comes to trimming costs at your staffing firm. You want to find a way to spend less money, but if you do it by eliminating a service option that your clients have grown to love, you are not helping your business. More



Study: 77 percent of workers actively searching for new job
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Are passive candidates nearly non-existent in today's workforce? According to CareerBuilder's 2012 Candidate Behavior Study, 77 percent of workers are actively searching for a new job or are open to a new opportunity. This number continues to climb when looking at millennials, with 81 percent stating they are either actively looking or open to a new opportunity. More

Immigration policy shift seen as boost to talent pool, economy
Crain's New York Business    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Obama administration announced last spring that undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. under the age of 16 and who meet several guidelines can apply for so-called deferred action, which will allow them to remain in the country without fear of deportation for two years, subject to renewal. They would also be eligible to work legally. The move, expected to affect up to 60,000 undocumented immigrants in New York City, was roundly applauded by local business leaders, immigration advocates and elected officials, who said it would help boost the city's economy. More

EEO-1 reports: When must you file?
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EEO-1 reports — the federally mandated annual forms designed to help the EEOC uncover discriminatory conduct — have a filing deadline of Sept. 30, and many employers are still unsure of their obligations. Employment attorney Richele K. Taylor takes a closer look at the requirements of the law. More

Cejka: Now is time to recruit physicians
Staffing Industry Analysts    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Now is the time to recruit physicians from the 2013 graduate pool, according to Cejka Search, a division of healthcare staffing firm Cross Country Healthcare Inc. Residents and fellows are likely to interview at multiple locations before the holidays and sign a contract by spring break of 2013. More

Tapping retirees for contingent workforce needs
Monster    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
What do you do when your company is facing a high-level skills shortage, but you can't justify an expensive increase in headcount just to handle one project or a seasonal surge in business? The answer for more and more employers is to bring on contingent talent in the form of retired professionals — an underutilized labor pool with vast business experience and institutional knowledge. More
 
 
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