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Staffing Industry News & Articles

Nov 12 2020

Strategic Guide to Leveraging Contract and Permanent TalentStrategic Guide to Leveraging Contract and Permanent Talent

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A company’s workforce is its most valuable asset in navigating short-term disruption and achieving long-term growth. However, the impact of COVID-19 on business demand, operations, and bottom-line results has many companies reconsidering their staffing solutions to better manage the realities of this evolving landscape. In fact, recent survey findings from KPMG illustrate the growing importance of securing talent. In January,[…]

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Nov 5 2020

How to Effectively Transition to Product-Based ITHow to Effectively Transition to Product-Based IT

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IT project management has been a characteristic of business success for years, helping companies drive many of their biggest and most crucial initiatives. However, many organizations have come to believe that traditional IT project management is generally insufficient for reaching today’s software-development goals. More and more enterprises are shifting from project-based IT to product-based delivery. In fact, more than half of organizations (55%) surveyed by[…]

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Nov 5 2020

Laid-Off Workers Are Knocking. Here’s Why You Should Answer.Laid-Off Workers Are Knocking. Here’s Why You Should Answer.

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The idea that you shouldn’t take a second look at laid-off workers is a worn-out concept in the first place, and in today’s hiring environment, with a labor market that’s been turned upside down, it’s especially erroneous. The influx of recently unemployed workers is a consequence of the hardships the pandemic has brought to the labor market on a national—and international—scale. It is not, however, an indication of[…]

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Oct 30 2020

Why the Right Candidate Match Is About More Than Just SkillsWhy the Right Candidate Match Is About More Than Just Skills

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Today, finding the “right” person for your open position doesn’t just mean someone with the right skill set: that’s a given. Particularly now, as the job market is flooded with highly qualified talent—including candidates not frequently in the market for a job—you may have your pick of candidates whose skills line up perfectly with your open position. Choosing a candidate[…]

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Oct 30 2020

Leading with Emotional Intelligence in a CrisisLeading with Emotional Intelligence in a Crisis

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Although organizations have historically faced financial and economic crises, business leaders have never seen one such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Combined with the other challenges 2020 has ushered in, the world has been turned on its head for most Americans. The need for stability, security, and empathy is omnipresent. While emotional intelligence (EI) has been a critical competency of successful leaders, it’s arguably infinitely more important during[…]

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Oct 15 2020

Personal Brand: Why Is It Important and How Do You Build It?Personal Brand: Why Is It Important and How Do You Build It?

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Does the way you choose to show up to the outside world reflect who you truly are inside? If not, your personal brand may need some love. Building your personal brand will help you at any stage of your career, whether you’re looking for a job, vying for a promotion, considering a career switch, contemplating starting your own business, or[…]

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Oct 15 2020

Do Your Employees Feel Safe Enough to Fail? 5 Ways Leaders Can Create a Failure-Safe WorkplaceDo Your Employees Feel Safe Enough to Fail? 5 Ways Leaders Can Create a Failure-Safe Workplace

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Though “failure is not an option” is certainly a fitting phrase for a major space mission like Apollo 13, the everyday workplace should be less prone to believing those words, and instead welcome confessions like “Houston, we have a problem.” After all, some of the best professional breakthroughs have come about from failures—just look at Michael Jordan’s and Steve Jobs’ careers. “It turned out that getting[…]

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Oct 14 2020

Our Commitment to Growing TogetherOur Commitment to Growing Together

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Signature Listed Among SIA’s Fastest Growing U.S. Staffing Firms For the Signature team, “doing the right thing" means rolling up our sleeves and working hard, treating every person as a friend, and always striving for honesty and integrity. This philosophy continues to fuel our culture and has paved the way for creating lasting relationships with our clients and consultants. Being recognized among Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA’s)[…]

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Oct 2 2020

Using Your Data to Drive Business DecisionsUsing Your Data to Drive Business Decisions

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As business leaders cope with the economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, the need to ensure business continuity in the short term while being more resilient in the future in order to thrive in the post-pandemic era is top of mind. The key to these efforts will be decisive, data-driven leadership. More than ever, decision-making needs to involve a fact-based, data-driven approach to have a[…]

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Oct 2 2020

Leading Change Management with Certainty in Uncertain TimesLeading Change Management with Certainty in Uncertain Times

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While change used to be slow and incremental, organizations today face a whole new breed of change— one that’s fast, disruptive, and unpredictable. The COVID-19 pandemic is just the latest disruption to how businesses operate and highlights the need for ongoing business transformation. Yet, in this “new normal,” business transformation requires a whole new set of guidelines and best practices to ensure its success, especially in[…]

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