Artificial Intelligence is becoming an increasingly discussed topic and its potential influence on the staffing industry is of no less concern. Whether its effective customer relations, the potential to replace a certain career field, or to improve operational efficiency, the age of technology and machine learning is here.
The Staffing Industry Insider's Perspective
Get an insider’s perspective on the staffing industry, including ways to promote and market staffing services to your clients and prospects.
Over the last several years, several high-profile cases, most notably Browning-Ferris and Hy-Brand have come for a ruling before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The decisions have been cyclical, complicated, and convoluted, with the most recent involving conflict-of-interest issues. NLRB recognizes the confusion and in May issued a statement that reflects their desire to resolve the issue. What’s next?
The staffing industry is unique in so many ways and adequately insuring risk is no exception. Many staffing companies are working with insurance carriers or brokers who do not specialize in the staffing industry, and we often find key areas of exposure not addressed correctly or addressed at all.
It’s easy to get caught up in the social media arms race, and there is plenty to consider in the process, but standing firm on fundamental principles of business and communication will bring your marketing into focus.
Stacy Zapar of Tenfold, considered one of the top influencers in recruiting, gave some excellent tips at Staffing World 2017 on how staffing firms ca improve their response rate to job ads and improve their brand reputation.
There has recently been a sharp increase in litigation with regards to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (1970). Here are some tips for companies to remain compliant.
“The reality is that clients and employees will need staffing more not less in this new economy. And it’s extremely important to have software that can manage the volumes on both sides of the need.”
Worker safety should always be top of mind for businesses, particularly when taken into consideration with the rising cost of Worker’s Compensation coverage, health care and in general, employee wellness. Here are eight suggestions and best practices.
COATS Staffing Software was happy to send our representative, Jessie Sierra, to Phoenix, Ariz. for the Annual TempNet Conference.
While the holiday season gives us lots of lists that should be pleasant, we can thank the government for a myriad of additional items that business owners need to prioritize between now and Jan. 31.
COATS Staffing Software is excited to announce our strategic partnership with MJA & Associates, a specialist in government tax incentives.
The annual TempNet conference is an excellent opportunity for staffing companies to get great training and network.
The National Independent Staffing Association recently met to discuss a wide range of issues regarding the staffing industry. COATS ownership attended.
Auto-populating the IRS 1094-C/1095-C forms with COATS software helps to ensure accuracy, save you time, and maintain ACA compliance.
“If you are expecting an ATS to replace the human mind – hopefully it never will,” said Karen Connor, owner of COATS Staffing Software. “If you are hoping an ATS can contain data to help the human find the right candidate. That we always do.”
Resume writing can be a daunting task. It is your one shot to show an employer that you have the experience and skills they seek. Yet, in today’s environment, you might have less than ten seconds to make an impression. And some companies also use an applicant tracking system – a computer – to screen […]
The American Staffing Association, in partnership with Career Builder, has released its new Skills Gap Index. The metric is an aid for those who follow the economy and staffing industry, but it is also used by those of us in the industry so that we can develop solutions and strategies for our clients.
Labor Day has a special meaning for the staffing industry: without us, millions of Americans wouldn’t have jobs from which to get a holiday.
When your industry is based in human resources, investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is a constant possibility.
ASA is working with OSHA to make their Temporary Worker Safety Initiative as easy to understand and comply with as possible.