[InSights] Preparing for 2019

January 16, 2019

In the debut episode of InSights, Brad Bialy and Matt Lozar discuss:

  • How to create a content plan for 2019
  • The impact of Facebook Jobs on social recruiting
  • A recent hot topic from ASA Central

Be sure to follow Brad and Matt on LinkedIn.  And join the conversation on Twitter by following @StaffingPodcast and @haleymarketing 



“When To Say No” with Brian Abrams from PMO Partners

January 9, 2019

So many staffing and recruiting firms are "one-man shows".  In our conversation with Brian Abrams he'll reveal what made him want to break out on his own.  We'll also discuss:

  • What were some of the challenges of being a one man show?

  • What are some of the differences between being a solo recruiter and working for a bigger firm?

  • What advice Brian has for start-ups?

  • Why turning down some business was the right strategy for PMO Partners

To find out more about PMO Partners visit: https://www.pmopart.com/.


“Looking Ahead to 2019″ with David Searns from Haley Marketing

December 19, 2018

A great opportunity to pick the brain of our founder and CEO David Searns.  We chat with David about a wide range of topics including:

  • Is the industry better off, worse off, or the same since we last year?

  • Most innovative marketing/sales tactic he's seen this year

  • What should all staffing firms be doing today to prepare for the next 1-2 years? 

  • What will be the biggest disrupter to the staffing industry in 2019?

  • What are some of the common traits of the most successful staffing owners?


You can find out more about Haley Marketing at https://www.haleymarketing.com/.


Best of 2018

December 14, 2018

2018 was a great year for our show.  We were lucky enough to have some of the best, most innovative minds in the staffing and recruiting industry share their Secrets of Staffing Success.  Included in our Best of 2018 are:


“Preparing for 2019″ with Amy Bingham

November 7, 2018

What do staffing firms need to do today to prepare for 2019?  It's just one of the many topics we cover with staffing industry consultant Amy Bingham from Bingham Consultant Professionals.  I also ask Amy:

  • What metrics should staffing owners be looking at when evaluating their internal team?
  • What should the staffing industry be doing to find the next crop of young talent?
  • What are some of the most important characteristics staffing owners and managers need if they are going to scale their business in 2019?
  • What’s the staffing industry’s biggest threat in 2019?
  • What’s the staffing industry’s biggest opportunity in 2019?

To find out more about Amy check out http://www.binghamcp.com.


“State of the Industry” with Barry Asin from Staffing Industry Analysts

October 24, 2018

Things have been good in the staffing industry for a long time.  How long will it last?  That's just one of the topics we cover with Barry Asin from Staffing Industry Analysts.  We also discuss:

  • The current gig economy is at 3.7 trillion.  How much higher can we expect that to go or are we looking at a coming downfall?
  • What can the staffing industry do to combat unemployment numbers that are less than 1%?
  • Is the cloud gig economy a threat or an opportunity for the industry?
  • Where do VR and AI fit into the staffing industry?
  • What should staffing firms be doing today to prepare for the next 2-3 years?

To find out more about SIA visit their website: http://staffingindustry.com/


“Building Your Recruitment Brand” with Michael Menzer from Staffing The Universe

October 10, 2018

Most staffing firms have two distinct audiences, clients and candidates.  But how many have two distinct brands for those audiences?  In this episode we'll talk with Michael Menzer about the importance of developing a recruitment brand.  We'll also discuss:

  • Why is employee engagement critical to the success of a staffing firm?
  • How can staffing firms measure their employee engagement?
  • What the biggest mistake staffing firms make when it comes to handling their internal staff?

For more information on Michael and Staffing The Universe family of companies visit their website: http://www.staffing-the-universe.com/


“Always Live Like A Startup” with Chase Dawson from JCD Staffing

September 28, 2018

Just because you've been in business for a long time doesn't mean you should lose your startup mentality.  Chase Dawson from JCD Staffing joins us to discuss:

  • When was the moment he realized he wasn't a startup anymore (check the title for a hint!)
  • How did he get through those "uh-oh" moments in the early days of JCD
  • The difficulty introducing yourself to a new marketplace
  • And what he knows now that he wish he knew 3 years ago

Plus, Chase will play our first version of Rapid Fire.  To find out more about JCD Staffing visit https://www.jcdstaffing.com/


“Virtual Reality Training” with Kelly McCreight from Hamilton-Ryker

September 13, 2018

When it comes to innovative practices to help you stand out, not many people are doing it better than Hamilton-Ryker.  CEO Kelly McCreight joins us to talk about how his company is using Virtual Reality training to help their candidates prepare for the job site.  We'll also discuss:

  • How bad is the skill gap?
  • What can staffing firms do to help close the gap?
  • How can staffing firms help make their candidates more marketable?
  • How staffing firms can build trust with their clients

If you'd like to learn more about Hamilton-Ryker you can visit them at: https://www.hamilton-ryker.com/


“Values Driven Leadership with Brad Herrmann from Call-Em-All

August 29, 2018

Texting has quickly become a valuable tool to help staffing and recruiting firms stay in touch with candidates.  Brad Herrmann joins us to discuss:

  • Best and worst practices for using text based communications
  • How texting is changing operations for staffing firms
  • Regulations and rules for texting candidates
  • Brad's value based leadership philosphy and how it can help any company

For more information about Call-Em-All visit: https://www.call-em-all.com/.  And be sure to follow Brad on Twitter @brad_herrmann.