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Author: Katie T. Kulp, Vice President – Operations & Compliance, Chane Solutions   Ninety-six percent of organizations conduct some type of background check as part of the hiring process, according to a recent survey. The most popular reason given for doing so? Public safety. In a culture where unexpected violence and betrayal grows, employee and… Read more »

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Blog contributed by Pamela Jett, communications skills and leadership expert   As a leader, have you unleashed the power of yes with your team? In particular, are you offering unequivocal “yeses” as often as possible? Every leader or manager knows that saying “yes” to an idea, proposal, or request can positively impact morale, engagement, and… Read more »

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M&A activity in the staffing sector has averaged approximately 30 transactions per quarter for the past two years, up approximately 20% from the 2012-2014 time period. In 2016, 85% of the transactions were completed by privately owned buyers, with only 15% acquired by publicly traded entities. If you’re considering an acquisitive strategy to grow your… Read more »

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The U.S. staffing market grew 3% in 2016, according to Staffing Industry Analysts (a downgrade from projections of 4%). In that same year, Affiliates of People 2.O achieved overall revenue growth exceeding 12.5%. Staffing companies can take advantage of a breadth of offerings from People 2.O to accomplish this impressive growth: Outsourced Back Office –… Read more »

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Spotlight on “Ban the Box” shows major shift in employment hiring practices   Last week’s ASA 2017 Staffing Law Conference brought to the fore many serious compliance challenges and strategies facing staffing businesses. Staying compliant is a constantly moving target with real and present risks.   Take the ‘Ban the Box’ campaign regarding background checks,… Read more »

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Have you recently assessed your company’s capacity for growth? If not, it’s time! You should know if you’re well equipped to adapt to changes that come with achieving your growth goals. Do you have appropriate resources in place? Have you identified future allocations and investments? Get aligned by assessing your readiness in three important ways:… Read more »

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To drive up the value of your business (especially if you plan to sell your staffing firm in a few years), there are key elements to understand and apply. For example, you must manage your business to reduce “multiple risk” and make strategic decisions to enhance valuation.  

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Featured Contributor: Tim Bell, President of People 2.O Recruiter Services (formerly TFI Resources)   As published to NPA Worldwide’s Blog at http://npaworldwide.com/blog/2017/04/18/flexibility-recruiters-key-to-unlocking-more-revenue/#.WPdoDWkrJhF   For sustaining success, independent recruiters must take advantage of the “candidate’s quest for flexibility” trend that is especially popular among the millennial generation (23-34 year-olds), currently the largest segment of the global… Read more »

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Sustainable and long-term growth doesn’t happen by accident. It is the result of strong, strategic planning. It also requires capital. It’s essential that you consider your long-term financing needs and secure funding from a partner aligned with your goals. When defining those goals, think about the level of funding you’ll need – both short term… Read more »