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Hayes Locums, Host Healthcare, and ProLink Staffing Services Top SIA List of Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms

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Staffing Industry Analysts released its annual list of the fastest-growing staffing firms in the country and Hayes Locums, Host Healthcare, and ProLink Staffing Services emerged as this year’s industry leaders. Healthcare staffing firms lead the pack this year: 8 of the top 10 agencies are healthcare-focused and healthcare beat out IT as the top segment in the list. The list includes: …

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Why Filling the 6.2 Million Available Jobs is a Big Challenge for Employers

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The number of U.S. job openings has crept up to 6.2 million, the highest since the Department of Labor began tracking it. Simultaneously, the country has 7 million unemployed workers, but filling the open positions with people who need a job is a more complex process. There are two key issues. Employers say they cannot find qualified candidates or that …

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Millennials More Likely to Relocate for the Right Job

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In 2016, Millennials were more likely to relocate for a job (50%) and switch industries (16%) than non-Millennials, according to data from LinkedIn. The new jobs they’re taking are most likely to be in tech, healthcare, and finance. Their experience and expertise with technology give Millennials the edge in such digital or tech-heavy positions. Millennials bring skills like social media …

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35 Healthcare Staffing Firms on the 2017 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies

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Inc. Magazine just announced their annual Inc. 5000 list this month, and 35 healthcare staffing agencies made the list. Inc. compiles their rankings based on revenue growth from 2013 – 2016 for privately-owned companies with annual earnings of at least $2 million. The top three healthcare staffing firms on this year’s list are Atlas MedStaff (#308), Stability Healthcare (#340), and Prime …

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Predictive Scheduling Now Required in Oregon

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Oregon became the first state to require predictive scheduling for companies with 500 or more employees in the retail, hospitality, and foodservice industries, according to HR Dive. The bill was signed into law on August 8th and was effective immediately. Employers must now post schedules at least a week in advance. Employers who change their workers’ schedules on short notice …

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Women in Tech: The Struggle is Real

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A Google employee recently claimed that the company’s lack of women on staff is not because of sexism, but that women’s preferences and biological tendencies make them unsuitable for tech work. The man was subsequently fired for his statements.   In a recent report conducted by Unilever, 60% of women believe gender stereotypes affect their careers. Case in point: women …

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When Will You Attract the Most Talent? Study Reveals Job Seekers’ Habits

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In every day of 2016, an average of 1.2% of Americans looked for work, according to a survey from the Department of Labor examining the patterns and characteristics of job seekers. Here are some key points: Time spent on job searches averaged 2.5 hours daily Search activity peaked between 10 AM and 2 PM on weekdays Tuesdays between 11 AM …

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Are You Going to Lose Your Government Contracts in 2018?

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By the end of 2017, government contractors and subcontractors will have to comply with regulations safeguarding unclassified Covered Defense Information (CDI) or they will lose their federal contracts. The Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 252.204-7008 and 252.204-7012 are part of the U.S. government’s heightened focus on cybersecurity threats.  As a result, there are 109 controls issued by the National …