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Over the past several years, there’s been an upward trend in employment-related claims. While post-hire claims have been more commonplace in the past, there is a movement toward claims due to improperly executed pre-hire processes. With the Fair Credit Reporting Act now influencing how a background check can be utilized, organizations must take efforts to… Read more »

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Achieving your organic growth goals begins with a plan – and developing that plan requires you to objectively identify and define possible challenges and obstacles. What deterrents to growth have you experienced in your past? What’s holding you back and how can you overcome those obstacles? With an honest assessment of your market share, opportunities… Read more »

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Featured Contributor: Amy West, Sr. Business Development Consultant, TFI Resources, a Division of People 2.O As published to NPA Worldwide’s Blog at http://npaworldwide.com/blog/2017/03/02/ready-respond-end-employees/#.WL8WyvKTPyR If projections from The Wall Street Journal ring true, recruiters will continue to face an increased demand for contract placements. The WSJ article published February 2, 2017 explains: “Never before have American… Read more »

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It’s becoming increasingly difficult to find truly qualified talent to fit the available job positions. The result? Nearly six million jobs continue to go unfilled, which is an ongoing drag on the economy. Fortunately, the staffing industry is incredibly well suited to solve these problems. Put simply, there is tremendous opportunity for staffing agencies that… Read more »

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People 2.O shares key takeaways from SIA Executive Forum   Dare to Lead was the theme of last week’s Executive Forum North America, hosted by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Trends relating to, impacts on, and the future of ‘Leadership’ in our industry were woven throughout keynote presentations and across breakout sessions, as well as buzzed… Read more »

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Do you have the resources to prevent this crime and manage its impact?   IBM Corp.’s Chairman, CEO, and President recently said that cybercrime may be the greatest threat to every company in the world. For further concern, the World Economic Forum (WEF) says a significant portion of cybercrime goes undetected.   A silent and… Read more »

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Featured Contributor: Glenn Eckard, VP, Business Development, People 2.O   There have been two common themes in my discussions with owners of staffing and recruiting companies over recent months: (1) all are experiencing an increasing challenge in recruiting and filling orders, and (2) sales are actually going okay. In fact, the owners of more than… Read more »

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Business change, growth, and claims prompt staffing firms to rethink insurance plans   When experiencing change, growth, or a significant amount of workers’ compensation claims, a business should (or be required to) revisit its insurance coverage and carrier.   Finding the right-fit coverage requires a delicate balance of controlling costs and transferring (or retaining) risk…. Read more »

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People 2.O presents January 31st webinar with Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA)   In the highly fragmented staffing industry that’s populated by regional and vertical niche players, acquisitions are prevalent – and so, owners must understand the best ways to evaluate these opportunities. Furthermore, staffing business owners seeking to far exceed the projected 2017 industry average… Read more »