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How to Use Recruitment Agencies to Find Work and Workers

So, you need to hire a new employee, but you don’t have the internal resources to manage the recruitment process yourself. Or, maybe you’re a skilled worker on a short-term job that wrapped up, and now you’re looking for a new gig. In both circumstances, joining a recruitment agency is a great next step. 

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How to Recruit Tradesmen in My Area

You’re likely searching Google for “tradesmen in my area” and “tradesman staffing,” but no one seems to have any answers. If you’re an employer in the trades, no one has to tell you there’s a skilled labor shortage. Driven by the mass exodus of baby boomers, the number of skilled trades jobs in the United States is far outpacing the number of younger, qualified tradespeople able to fill them. 

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4 Trade Jobs That Allow You to Travel

Did you know there’s a name for skilled tradespeople who travel for work? Some refer to them as “road warriors.” As a skilled worker taking on traveling skilled trade jobs, you’re likely always on the move. Road warriors thrive in new environments and work jobs that are typically short-term, lasting weeks or months. They seek the best skilled labor jobs that pay well and offer exciting opportunities.

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Automation and the Future of Work

Today, we’re talking about the future of automation in the workplace. For instance, what's the future impact of automation on workers? Automation and technology are not new, but the acceleration of automation in the workplace is unlike ever before. 

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How to Become a Skilled Worker and Find a Trade Job

A recent Korn Ferry report found that by 2030, more than 85 million jobs could go unfilled because there aren’t enough skilled people to take them. Yannick Binvel, president of Korn Ferry’s Global Industrial Markets practice, says that organizations must prioritize talent strategy, taking steps to educate, train, and upskill their existing workforces. 

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Pros and Cons of Internal and External Recruitment

Good recruitment strategies are crucial to your success as a business. Every company approaches recruitment differently, but all businesses have to recruit. Fluctuations in your staff will cause vacancies to appear inevitably, but your business can’t run without the right people in the right positions.

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