The Secret to Hiring Top Talent is Making it Easy

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“Millennials are lazy.” “Millennials have a short attention span.” “Millennials are spoiled.” All so very true … of any generation. But if you’re looking to add a high performing 20- or 30-something into your workforce you’ve got to make it easy for them to get a hold of you. Why? Because the top people you want to…

Bullhorn Acquired by Vista Equity Partners

Having been a dominant part of the staffing industry for years, today, recruiting softare giant Bullhorn announced they have been acquired by Vista Equity Partners for hundreds of millions of dollars. The company, which powers and manages recruiting and staffing operations for a range of businesses, from  start-ups up to the world’s largest employment brands like…

Five Reasons Why Staffing Providers Should (And Do) Embrace Technology-Driven Vendor Management (Part 2 of 2)

Guest Blog by Jeff Niles – Vice President of Sales and Marketing at ShiftWise – A leading provider of hospital workforce management software and services in the healthcare staffing industry. This post orginally appeared on the ShiftWise blog ShiftWise Exchange. This is part two of the “Top five reasons why staffing agencies should (and do) embrace…

Five Reasons Why Staffing Providers Should (And Do) Embrace Technology-Driven Vendor Management (Part 1 of 2)

Guest Blog by Jeff Niles – Vice President of Sales and Marketing at ShiftWise – A leading provider of hospital workforce management software and services in the healthcare staffing industry. This post orginally appeared on the ShiftWise blog ShiftWise Exchange. For the better part of the past decade, I have been in and around technology-driven…

Breaking News: Concerro Acquired by API Healthcare

  Big news today in the healthcare staffing industry. Concerro has announced they have been acquired by API Healthcare. Concerro, is a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) staffing and scheduling systems for healthcare.     Concerro’s products and client base are the perfect complement to API Healthcare’s existing solutions and markets,” said J.P. Fingado, president and chief executive…

Workforce Logic Acquired by Zero Chaos

The Staffing Industry Analysts reported big news in the VMS space yesterday by announcing Zero Chaos's acquisition of Workforce Logic. The deal was offically closed last Thursday. “The fusion of ZeroChaos and WorkforceLogic will be a powerful force in the workforce management solutions market, with the combined infrastructure, global presence and financial stability of two…

VMS and MSP Growth Slowing: SIA Reports

The Staffing Industry Analysts are reporting data suggesting VMS and MSP adoption is slowing. The percent of large buyers reporting use of VMS and/or MSP in 2011 was roughly flat with the previous year, according to just-released research from Staffing Industry Analysts. The full report is behind a paywall unfortunately, but the summary is available….

VMS Revenue Continues to Surge Even During Recession

Think everyone struggled in staffing over the last couple of years? Think again. According to new research and data released from the Staffing Industry Analysts, temporary staffing spend run through VMS systems increased in both 2008 and 2009. In their latest VMS/MSP Competitive Landscape Report they site that: "U.S. temporary staffing spend through VMS increased…

API Healthcare Launches New Workforce Management Product – Synergy

At the end of last year we blogged about healthcare staffing trends and predictions for 2011. One of the things we discussed was a hope for more tech advances in the industry. It seems API Healthcare is making great strides toward this effort. Yesterday, API Healthcare annouced the release of API Healthcare Synergy. API Healthcare…

Top Healthcare Staffing News of 2010 and Predictions for 2011

At the end of 2009 we recapped the top stories in the healthcare staffing industry and made our predictions for healthcare staffing industry trends in 2010. As 2010 now comes to a close, it's interesting to see how we did on these predictions, reflect on industry events in 2010 and make some predictions on healthcare…