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Where the Jobs are After the Recession

We always get so much out of attending CareerBuilder events alongside other industry leaders, and the recent Staffing and Recruiting Executive Summit was no exception. During the course of a couple days we discussed some of the leading issues and opportunities facing staffing today, and we wanted to share what we learned and heard with […]

Changing culture, not the crew

If in pursuit of a calm and leisurely work environment, Hire Dynamics is likely not the place for you.We’re a little loud, love friendly competition and like our meetings adorned with snacks and silly putty. But there’s a method to our madness, and although we can’t relate to most staffing companies, we’re okay with that […]

Insider secrets on filling skills gap positions

When we talk about filling a gap, it usually means that something needs fixing or correcting. It could refer to the cracks in a door or window letting the hot summer air inside. Perhaps it requires braces to close the space between two front teeth. Or for business, it requires an analysis to determine how […]

Client Success Stories: Sharing the Love

We always look forward to our company’s mid-year meeting because it is a time for our dispersed work family to get together for some key learning and serious fun. These meetings are meant to initiate reflection on the team’s success to date, evaluation of organizational goals, and collaboration on current opportunities. We were grateful to […]

Talent That Goes Perm: Business Benefits of Contract-to-Hire

In our first “Talent That Goes Perm” post, we discussed how the market is supporting temporary workers transitioning into permanent placement and tips for making the most of this type of employment. Because it provides an opportunity to showcase skills and experience that may lead to something more long-term, it’s widely popular with job seekers. […]

Talent That Goes Perm: Temporary Workers Seeking Permanent Opportunities

The American job market is indisputably changing as the contingent workforce continues to grow. As I mentioned in my last Talent Management piece, temporary staffing is now a permanent strategy when it comes to enduring the ebb and flow of business needs and allowing companies to stay flexible with just-in-time talent. For job seekers, this […]

Contact Center Executive Forum Recap: Lessons Learned on the Multigenerational Workforce

Managing a multigenerational workplace can be difficult due to the difference in perspectives found among a more diverse staff. Last week, Hire Dynamics hosted the 2014 Contact Center Executive Forum (CCEF) for contact center managers to provide valuable industry insight on this generational gap. In order to lead thoughtfully and successfully, it’s important that managers […]

Bridging the Gap for the Unemployed

The national unemployment rate is down to 6.7 percent – a three percent improvement from over the last four years according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But even as the rate is in decline, there are still upwards of 4.1 million job seekers who have been unemployed for six months or longer. And for […]

Prosperous Opportunities for Millennials

As Millennials begin contemplating potential careers, they are often persuaded by stigmas from family members, peers and society to steer clear of “dirty” jobs, such as ones stereotypically found in the manufacturing industry. Many are opting to follow the traditional four-year degree path, which too often leads to debt from student loans and unemployment caused […]

Reflect and Re-energize to Create a “Best Place to Work”

January passed in the blink of an eye and February kicked off with the Super Bowl – always a good party if not much of a game. This month also initiated Hire Dynamics’ annual kick-off meetings with interactive workshops, themed dinners and presentations from subject matter experts, and while it was all about the business […]