Melissa's Blog (3)

Selling is easier...So What?

I attended the Staffing Industry monthly webinar the other day and they presented a slide

based off feedback from staffing companies reporting that  selling is now easier for most markets  and has been for about 3 months.  The cycle has started to flip and we are approaching a candidate driven market.  I

always preferred a client driven market because I enjoyed the challenge.  I am not saying I want to go back to a year ago, I just appreciate what starting out in a client driven…


Added by Melissa on September 20, 2011 at 10:45am — No Comments

I'm sorry, I need a better job description. It's the law.

Temp workers were protesting in South Boston  on September 1st in favor of the REAL (Reform Employment Agency Law) Act which a few Massachusetts State Reps are sponsoring. I found one item interesting, which is to "provide written notice of key job description details to the worker ".   As I heard myself belt out loud a nice "HA", I thought… yeah it isn't always the agency's fault.


Over the course of my 15+ plus years recruiting, I unfortunately came across  one…


Added by Melissa on September 7, 2011 at 3:49pm — 4 Comments

A Recruiter's Worst Nightmare

I was traveling last month visiting clients in Detroit and overheard a few people at the hotel talking about an article in the Wall Street Journal.  Anytime I hear a conversation that has anything to do with people looking for a job, my ears always perk up.  After all… once a recruiter always a recruiter.  I reached over and picked up the Journal to see what the buzz was about. I saw the article on the first page, “The Unemployed Worker’s New Friend: Outsourcers”.  My first thought, it may…


Added by Melissa on August 31, 2011 at 10:39am — 1 Comment


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