Debbie Fledderjohann's Blog – January 2014 Archive (5)

Hottest Contract Staffing Jobs in IT, Manufacturing, and Healthcare

A couple of weeks ago, we shared our 2013 contract placement data indicating the top industries for contract staffing. Now we are taking a closer look at those placement stats, as well as industry data and information from recruiters, to determine what the top contract staffing jobs will be for 2014 in three of our top industries: Information…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 29, 2014 at 10:19am — No Comments

Facebook Sourcing 101

When you think about sourcing through social media, Facebook may not be the first network you think of. But with more than a billion users, Facebook boasts the largest database available.  And with it's new Graph Search, it is increasingly become a good additional sourcing tool for recruiters to have.

Graph Search is a bit limited because you can only…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 24, 2014 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

The Manufacturing/Engineering Buzz in Contract Staffing

Contract staffing recruiters in engineering/manufacturing can look forward to a good 2014 as staffing in the sector is expected to outpace service sector hiring.

Having added 500,00 jobs since the recession, manufacturing growth is expected to continue with manufacturers planning to increase hiring by 2.4% in the New Year, according to…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 21, 2014 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Top Industries for Contract Staffing

Each year, we track our contract placement data to determine the top industries for contract staffing. As contract employment broke records in 2013, our placement statistics show that contract staffing was especially strong in the following industries:

  1. Healthcare- 31%
  2. Business Professionals/Support Staff –…

Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 15, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

2014 Recruiting Predictions

In the past 21 years, we've seen a lot of changes and developments in the world of contract staffing and recruiting.  As has been our tradition for the past few years, we would like to offer our recruiting predictions for 2014 based on our own experience and statistics, discussions with recruiters, and industry data: 

  1. More increases in contract staffing.  Last June, contract staffing reached an all-time high of 2.7 million active contractors.  A recent survey by…

Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 10, 2014 at 4:09pm — 6 Comments


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