Global Recruiting

Accelerate Candidate Screening with AI-Enabled Recruitment

by Veronica Blatt

Today’s guest blogger is Oorwin, a leading SaaS-based platform for AI-driven talent acquisition & management and recruiter productivity & effectiveness. Oorwin’s platform is used to manage your entire talent intelligence lifecycle. In this post, learn how to improve candidate screening using artificial intelligence.

AI-enabled candidate screening is designed to address the single most time consuming and inefficient aspect of the recruitment process. Despite technological advancements, effective candidate screening remains one of the biggest challenges for recruiters today.

Manually sorting through high volumes of applications for each open role is extremely labor intensive. Recruiters are focusing over half their time on triage. This leaves a lot of room to unintentionally overlook top applicants or miss out on strong passive candidates. Read the rest of this entry »

Demographic Impacts on the US Labor Market

by Veronica Blatt

Demographic changes over the past 50 years are having an enormous impact on the US labor market. Since the 1970s, the birth rate in the United States is too low to maintain existing population levels. As these younger people enter the workforce, there are simply not enough of them to replace existing workers who are retiring. When combined with a declining labor force participation rate, this is having a devastating impact on the labor market. Read the rest of this entry »

7 Tell-Tale Signs Yours Is a Business That Needs an EOR Partnership

by Veronica Blatt

Today’s guest blogger is Cesar A. Jimenez, CEO of myBasePay. Cesar is an entrepreneur, investor, and military veteran with over 25 years of staffing industry expertise successfully leading technology staffing organizations. His expertise in the IT industry allows him to use his experience as a thought leader for talent acquisition, staffing, IT, and recruitment technologies with a passion for contingent workforce solutions. Cesar has held various leadership roles for both a global staffing organization and technology solutions companies. This expertise has enabled him to develop alternative workforce models that provide the agility for organizations to be competitive in today’s marketplace. In this article, he discusses how to tell if it’s time for your business to engage in an EOR partnership.

An employer of record (EOR) is a third-party contracted to serve as a hiring entity for your business. An EOR handles several HR functions, including benefits, payroll compensations, taxes, and anything else associated with the hiring and onboarding process. Today, more companies are looking into outsourcing such duties, as it offers greater efficiency with lower expenses. Read the rest of this entry »

The Post-Pandemic World of Key Talent Sourcing Disciplines

by Veronica Blatt

Our guest blogger is Andrew Thoseby of 1st Executive Pty Ltd  in Melbourne, Australia. 1st Executive is a boutique executive search, executive recruitment, interim executive and advisory firm providing custom designed people solutions for clients across a broad spectrum of industries on a local, regional, national and international basis. The firm’s recruiting activities are focused on executive,  professional, technical and managerial placement, as well as interim executives for its clients. Andrew is currently a member of the NPAworldwide Board of Directors. Today he discusses changes to hiring key talent in the post-pandemic hiring climate.

Being part of NPAworldwide, as well as having other private networks internationally, provides a unique perspective on the challenges facing both developed and developing economies when it comes to sourcing and retaining key talent in organisations. Obviously, we see this both through partners’ eyes and through the eyes of the clients who employ us and we believe that one common thread of consistency is that none of it is as we would have expected. Read the rest of this entry »

Talent Acquisition vs. Recruitment: What’s The Difference?

by Veronica Blatt

Today’s guest blogger is Armaan Akbany, CEO and Co-Founder of Shortlyst AI. Shortlyst AI is an all-in-one AI-based outbound multi-channel sourcing platform. Shortlyst AI provides 629+ million professional database, automation and contact finder features to cater to the needs of modern recruitment. In this article, Armaan and the Shortlyst Team share the differences between talent acquisition and recruitment, terms which are often used interchangeably.

How do we differentiate recruiter from talent acquisition specialist?

The terms recruitment and talent acquisition are often viewed to be the same, but the modern recruiter would know that there is a fundamental difference between the two. Recruitment is often a reaction to sudden needs in filling up a job vacancy. However, talent acquisition strategies focus on manpower planning and securing talents into roles with specific sets of skill requirements. Read the rest of this entry »

Business Debt Collection 101

by Veronica Blatt

Today’s guest blogger is Wilson Cole. He is the CEO of and Adams, Evens & Ross, the nation’s largest credit and collections agency designed exclusively for the staffing and recruiting industry. In 2008 he was inducted into INC Magazine’s, “INC 500” for being the CEO of Adams, Evens & Ross, the 307th fastest-growing privately held company in America. Adams, Evens, & Ross has helped more than 3,000 staffing and recruiting firms recover more than $1 billion in past-due debt and is an NPAworldwide Endorsed Program. Read his post below to learn the basics of business debt collection.

People pay for the services and products they subscribe to in an ideal world. So they spent money on artists, laborers, and businesses that enabled them to obtain what they desired or needed at the time.

That is, indeed, the ideal, and the majority adheres to it. Unfortunately, however, there are still a few rotten apples. As a result, delinquent payers become even more inventive or vicious to avoid paying the outstanding debt. Read the rest of this entry »

10 Recruiting Trends from Around the Industry

by Dave Nerz

Don’t know about you but sometimes I dig deeply into one aspect of a subject and fail to see the broader implications. So, for this one I am looking at many different trends and many different industry sources. A broader look to make sure I see the field of play more clearly. Here are some interesting recruiting trends being reported: Read the rest of this entry »

International Splits are IN!

by Liz Carey

One of the benefits of NPAworldwide membership is the ability to promote an international capability to your clients, serve your clients outside of their home markets, maximize your firm’s business opportunity by spending your time where the jobs are, and avoiding down economic situations in your home market. NPAworldwide defines “cross-border” splits as deals where the partners are operating in different countries. Here is a story about members that completed a cross-border split. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Sell Your Staffing Agency (And Why Contract Staffing is a Must)

by Veronica Blatt

Today’s guest blogger is Mark Arrow. Mark is the CEO/President of Headcount Management. Besides being an NPAworldwide vendor, speaker and staffing industry advocate, Headcount currently services multiple NPA clients. Headcount is a leader in back-office solutions designed specifically for staffing agencies. Today, learn how contract staffing can help you sell your staffing agency.

Headcount makes doing staffing deals (also known as: contract, temp, contingent) simple for NPAworldwide members. Essentially, once candidates are placed, Headcount will professionally onboard, insure and payroll employees. Headcount also invoices clients (with your agency’s branding), accounts for all monies, provides detailed KPI’s and profit reports…and of course, profits. The Back Office, their newest initiative, is the industry’s easiest way for agencies to produce weekly payroll, invoices, and profit reporting via agency insurance and funding.

Since 2008, Headcount has helped staffing firms across all 50 states mitigate liability, reduce costs, and maintain full hiring compliance. Here are some testimonials.

There’s never been a better time to own a staffing agency. Yes, the last year brought whiplash-inducing shifts in the job market. But despite rapid changes throughout the economy, there’s still a huge demand for qualified, vetted talent. We recently spoke to one of our agency clients, a sole practitioner, who said he was “having his best year ever” and estimates he’ll earn 800k+ this year! Read the rest of this entry »

Trends in Job Tenure for Recruiters to Consider

by Dave Nerz

The days of engraved gold watches for 25 years of service and job loyalty are long gone. Many of you may not even know of these old practices to celebrate career milestones and job tenure. The perception today is that everyone is quitting their job and the newer generations are job-hopping every year. The facts show neither is true. Read the rest of this entry »