5 Tips for Designing a World-Class Recruitment Website

By Veronica Scrimshaw

image of web architecture to represent recruitment websiteToday’s guest blogger is Sam Ajam of BuzzRecruiter.com. Founded in 2006, BuzzRecruiter.com creates design and marketing buzz that serves the recruiting and staffing industry nationwide. Based in Silicon Valley and run by BizzwithBuzz, Inc, BuzzRecruiter.com specializes in using the latest graphic design, web marketing tools, and technology to boost your brand’s web presence and outshine the competition. At BuzzRecruiter.com, they always put the client first. BuzzRecruiter.com offers top notch customer service, one-on-one consultations, and custom solutions in responsive web design, graphic design, search engine optimization (SEO), web and interactive marketing, social media branding and content writing solutions. Read the rest of this entry »

Flexibility – The Recruiter’s Key to Unlocking More Revenue, Fresh Talent, and Happy Clients

By Veronica Scrimshaw

TBell photoToday’s guest blogger is Tim Bell, President of TFI Resources, a division of People 2.O, which provides employer of record services for contract placements. TFI Resources is an NPAworldwide Alliance Partner.

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 workforce. Recruiters and employers alike are realizing that flexibility may be the key ingredient to meeting the competitive demand for talent, while also engaging this influential generation. Read the rest of this entry »

Take the Next Step … Into Contract Staffing!

By Veronica Scrimshaw

Judy-Collins-2017-300Today’s blogger is Judy Collins with Evergreen Contract Resources, which becomes the employer of record  with complete back office services.  Judy helps recruiters start and expand their temporary and contract placements throughout the US. Evergreen Contract Resources is an NPAworldwide Endorsed Program.

The market place for contract staffing has changed dramatically in the last year. Most direct-hire, retained search or contingency recruiters are now being asked to fill contract positions. Read the rest of this entry »

Q2 Hiring Outlook Indicates Modest Growth

By Veronica Scrimshaw

quarterly hiring outlookManpower Group has released the results of its newest quarterly hiring outlook survey. For the second quarter, modest growth is expected on a global basis, as reported by survey respondents throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific and EMEA. Year-over-year results are more robust in many locations than quarter-over-quarter comparisons. A few of the most salient points are highlighted below. The full report is available here. Read the rest of this entry »

Think Bigger – Recruit Internationally

By Liz Carey

HH2ZMUI6PODon’t let a state or country border stop you from taking a job order — it’s only a line on a map. If you’ve been telling clients and candidates you only work in one state, or even just one city, think bigger. You might be able to make more money by taking on job orders for your clients’ locations/offices in different countries, and using a recruitment network to help cast a wider net to recruit internationally. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Recruit Diversity

By Veronica Scrimshaw

diverse-employees-300Today’s guest blogger is JXT, the number one provider of cloud-based digital marketing solutions for recruiters and corporate recruiters.

Many businesses emphasise on the right cultural fit. While we are so focused on finding the person with the right skills and ‘cultural fit’, we may neglect the organisation’s approach to diversity and its importance to our business. Read the rest of this entry »

Fast Tips on Feedback in Split Partnerships

By Sarah Freiburger

eggs-390213_1280We all know how important feedback is when working with your split placement partners. The member engagement manager at NPAworldwide recruitment network has been hearing for years now from exporters (partners who supply candidates) that importers (partners who supply jobs) are bad at feedback to the partner in terms of how the candidate submitted stacks up to the other candidates, what they may be missing in terms of qualifications, and really, any comments back at all that could help deliver stronger candidates. Well in 2017, those same exporters are getting extremely busy and are also slacking on the feedback front, leaving the recruitment firm with the job frustrated as to knowing the status of the search, and hoping that candidates are being sourced so they can focus on business development. Here are a couple of fast tips from the firms supplying positions on the split placement end. Read the rest of this entry »

Europe Leads the Way on Employee Retention

By Dave Nerz

map of EuropeA recent article by Kathy Gurschiek in HR Magazine highlights the counties best equipped to support an employer interested in attracting, developing and retaining workers… employee retention.  The source of the ranking is a study done by the IMD World Competitiveness Center.  The study is titled IMD World Talent Report and the center is a part of the International Institute for Management in Switzerland. Read the rest of this entry »

Are You Ready to Respond to the End of Employees?

By Veronica Scrimshaw

A West headshotToday’s guest blogger is Amy West, senior business development consultant with TFI Resources, a Division of People 2.O, a North American Alliance Partner of NPAworldwide. TFI Resources provides employer of record services for contract placements.

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 companies tried so hard to employ so few people. The outsourcing wave that moved apparel-making jobs to China and call-center operations to India is now just as likely to happen inside companies across the U.S. and in almost every industry.” Read the rest of this entry »

Global Placement Activity Strong for NPAworldwide

By Veronica Scrimshaw

global placement activityFrom time to time, prospective members ask what industries or occupations are hot in our network. Below is a summary of 2016 global placement activity for NPAworldwide members: Read the rest of this entry »

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