Monthly Archives: January 2011

Tragic Actions

Last week my city of St. Petersburg, Florida experienced the shocking loss of Officer Jeffrey Yaslowitz and Sgt. Thomas Baitinger in the line of duty. As I passed through the miles-long funeral procession route on Friday, I witnessed hundreds of citizens of all ages, some proudly waving American flags, lining the roads to pay their …

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Top 25 Jobs – The StaffingU Market Demand Report

Year-over-year increases continue for all but two of the top 25 candidates most in demand. Healthcare jobs continue to be a bright spot along with healthy increases in sales roles, which demonstrates the continued strength of the recovery. Firms are advised to actively recruit for these roles as 25% or more of the demand will …

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The Myth of Client and Candidate Control – Eliminating One of the Most Damaging Business Practices of Our Industry

On April 20, 1999, Cassie Bernall, a 17-year-old student at Columbine High School, faced a life and death choice — tell the boy with the gun what he wanted to hear or tell him the truth. Being strong in her convictions, she chose the truth and he choose to end her life. This tragedy is …

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Competitor Insight – The StaffingU Market Demand Report

Here’s your latest peek into the job titles your competition is currently seeking. Our data comes from 14,793 staffing and recruiting firms, from which, we’ve listed the top 25 candidates being sought and the number of jobs posted for each in the past 60 days. In addition, we’ve included the increase or decrease in demand …

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Prophet for Profits

Profound visionaries have reaped financial rewards as they’ve changed our world by anticipating our needs and desires. For example, the iPad I am using to type this post has improved my mobility and productivity while allowing me to maintain great work-life balance. As a prophet for your customers, you’ll bring them tremendous value by thinking …

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Talent Tracker – The StaffingU Market Demand Report

Where are the best places to find candidates? Our new Talent Tracker blog post has the answer and will appear from time to time as part of the StaffingU Market Demand Report. This week, we’ve measured some top cities to find web experience in IT, nurses in Healthcare, and designers in the creative niche. In …

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Top Ten Hires

Finding experienced staffing and recruiting talent continues to be a common challenge across the globe. Many organizations report that even when you can find experienced people, they are often disappointed with the quality of these individuals. As a result, more and more companies are looking outside of our industry when hiring additional personnel. Which job …

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Top 25 Jobs – The StaffingU Market Demand Report

Healthcare jobs continue to lead the way as the recovery steadily picks up steam and, as a result, firms should focus their efforts on recruiting and onboarding therapists and nurses to ensure that inventory is immediately available the moment new orders are acquired. The continued increase in demand for project managers in IT points to …

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Zebras and the New Year

The most discernible difference between an elderly zebra and its offspring is the fading of the older animal’s stripes. Yet, it’s still a zebra, with all the characteristics that differentiate it from other species. Like these majestic equids, we remain much the same throughout our lives. Our “stripes” (character, personality, integrity, and behavior) may fade …

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