2015 / 11

In Defense of Staffing!

by Jeanne Knutzen | November 30, 2015

0 Managing People. Team Leadership, Staffing News

The survey, conducted by industry pollster, Inavero, using a Net Promoter scoring methodology, reported an industry wide score of MINUS 3 – down a full 11 points from an already noticeably low score of PLUS 8. While the NPS methodology is one of the most demanding rating methodologies, it is clear that in 2015 all of us in the staffing industry got a serious wake up call about how our customers are viewing our work. … Read More »

Staffing Company Clients are Messaging Record Breaking Dissatisfaction with their Staffing Providers

by Jeanne Knutzen | November 10, 2015

0 Staffing News Client Ratings Staffing Services, User Report Staffing Services, User Satisfaction Staffing Services

I can’t believe I’m actually reporting this, but it’s true. In October, those of us who watch big picture trends in the staffing industry got the bad news. In an industry wide study of “user satisfaction” industry specialized pollster, Inavero, revealed that buyers’ satisfaction with staffing firm services (overall) had not only fallen sharply from last year’s ratings, but in several categories had reached all time lows. … Read More »

Message to Seattle’s Hiring Managers – What to Expect in 2016!

by Jeanne Knutzen | November 9, 2015

0 Managing People. Team Leadership, Staffing News Staffing Trends, Staffing Trends 2016, Staffing Trends Seattle

With the tightened candidate market being the key issue facing most hiring managers in 2015, our clients are already asking what lies ahead in 2016. … Read More »

What’s in a Name? 5 New Titles to Replace HR

by Guest Author | November 4, 2015

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HR roles are drastically different from what they were even 10 years ago, thanks to remote workforces, digitally savvy job applicants, and constant connectivity. Maybe it's time we sunset the term "HR" altogether. But, to borrow from Shakespeare: Would HR by any other name function as well? … Read More »

Employee Behavior Outside of Work: What Can I Do?

by Guest Author | November 4, 2015

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Employees have come to me upset because a group of employees got “a little crazy” at a recent industry conference. The employees complaining shared that they felt like it made the company look bad since they had name tags on that included the company name. What can I do about this? Can I talk with them about their behavior? … Read More »

You Need an Employee Commitment Strategy

by Guest Author | November 3, 2015

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In developing an employee commitment strategy, you will not only be able to gauge but also increase commitment levels and ensure the long term commitment of your employees to your organization. … Read More »