Debbie Fledderjohann's Blog – June 2014 Archive (4)

The Secret Behind the Most Successful Recruiters

What separates a highly successful recruiter from an average one? Well, over the past 20 years in the contract staffing industry, we have noticed one characteristic that seems to set the best recruiters apart from the rest - their keen ability to build strong recruiter-client relationships. Sounds simple enough, but what does that really mean? Specifically, we have found that recruiters who are successful in contract staffing AND direct hire do the following…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on June 25, 2014 at 11:32am — No Comments

Healthcare Costs Drive Business Decisions, Impacting Recruiters, Candidates, and Companies

No matter how you feel about the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare), it is clear that employer-sponsored health insurance has become more expensive and complicated over the past several years. This reality is forcing many companies to make difficult business decisions that are impacting everyone in the employment arena.

Experts estimate that health insurance premiums for employer-sponsored plans have gone up 80-100% in the past decade. As a result, 49% of…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on June 18, 2014 at 1:04pm — No Comments

5 FLSA Basics Contract Staffing Recruiters Need to Know to Avoid Lawsuits

As Wage and Hour lawsuits under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) continue to break records, it is important for recruiters to known the basics of the regulations to protect themselves and clients from these devastating lawsuits.

FLSA lawsuits have increased 438% since 2000. There were 8,126 filed for the period between April 2013 and March 2014,…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on June 12, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Taking the Pain Out of Millennial Recruiting

How do you feel about recruiting Millennials? If the thought makes you involuntarily groan, you are not alone.  Whether or not you believe the stereotypes about this young generation, also known as Generation Y, it's clear that some recruiters are experiencing challenges when trying to place them.  

Before you throw in the towel, check out these tips for…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on June 4, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments


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