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NYSA Staffing Industry Update

Talent vendors and clients: A happy marriage?
Talent Management    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Most marriages — and most client-vendor relationships — start well, with high expectations for success. But data in a 2010 Bersin & Associates report on client satisfaction with talent management vendors shows that in a 900-plus sample, most clients are slightly less than somewhat satisfied with their talent management systems. Even worse: They are not sure they want to renew their contracts. More

I wouldn't hire you as my recruiter — and neither would you
Recruiting Blogs    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Have you ever gotten the call from a friend because you are a recruiter and your friend needs a job? As the conversation unfolds you hear the woes of the market, the reason the current job has wronged him and all the other reasons the work world is not kind to her. Admit it: In the back of your mind you are thinking there's no way this person is getting a new job anytime soon. More

Ideas to beat eternally stagnant recruitment
ERE    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Recruiting never seems to change much. Even with computers, smartphones, cheap video, big bandwidth and years of accumulated experience, the way we search for people and select them looks very much the same as it looked 50 years ago. The question is: Why haven't these tools and technologies made any significant difference? More

Recruiting out-of-state talent successfully
Recruiting Trends    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
It is interesting to listen when companies complain they have difficulty attracting candidates from out of state. With a little research, a consultant easily can determine why they are experiencing those problems. More

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Must-have skills for job seekers in 2012
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In 2012, creativity and adaptability are among the key skills needed to land and keep a job, as staff levels remain lean and employers expect workers to respond to a wide variety of demands. More

Legal hiring to heat up
Staffing Industry Analysts    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
More law firms and corporate legal departments plan to add staff during the first quarter of 2012 than in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to the Robert Half legal hiring index released recently by Robert Half International Inc. More

New York bill would require bachelor's degrees for RNs
The Associated Press via WSYR-TV    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
New registered nurses would have to earn bachelor's degrees within 10 years to keep working in New York under a bill lawmakers are considering as part of a national push to raise educational standards for nurses, even as the health care industry faces staffing shortages. More

Nurses graduate into tough job market
Crain's New York Business    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Despite longtime concerns about nurse shortages in the United States, today's nurses are learning a nursing career is not as recession resistant as touted in the past. A 2009 Vanderbilt University Medical Center study projected a shortage of 260,000 registered nurses by 2025. But hospitals, especially in the New York City metropolitan area, aren't hiring. More

Sounding the alarm: Succession planning in financial adviser jobs
AdvisorOne    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Lately an adviser rarely can open a trade publication without coming across at least one article focusing on succession planning. Most of these columns center on the acute crisis of the situation, with the hope that couching lack of preparedness in such alarming terms will inspire advisers to action. Outside of recommendations to begin succession planning sooner, specific solutions often are in short supply. More

Accelerating talent retention in 2012
The Windsor Star    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Yvonne Pilon writes, "In my role with WEtech Alliance, I see firsthand how the challenge of talent retention is affecting business and industry. We are seeing industries such as digital media and IT flourishing, but they potentially could be stalled by the lack of available talent." More

Janitor's strike averted in New York City
Crain's New York Business    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Building owners and the union representing 22,000 office cleaners in New York City reached an 11th-hour deal recently, averting a strike that could have disrupted service in 1,500 buildings throughout the city. More

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