Author: sybil

August 6, 2014

Isn’t it time to move away from billable hours? Some firms still use billable hours internally to help calculate a fixed monthly rate for a portion of clients. On the other end of the spectrum are firms that completely discard the notion of an hourly metric and instead use “value pricing,” in which prices for…

July 24, 2014

Here is a Great Opportunity for Recruiters to help Employers Solve their Skills Shortage problems. “Growing numbers of small-business owners say unfilled job openings are thwarting their growth at a time of high confidence in the economy.  About 33% of 848 small-business owners and chief executives said they had unfilled job openings in June because…

July 16, 2014

  More Small Businesses Find Qualified Workers Are Hard to Come By Growing numbers of small-business owners say unfilled job openings are thwarting their growth at a time of high confidence in the economy.  About 33% of 848 small-business owners and chief executives said they had unfilled job openings in June because … Continue reading…

June 8, 2014

TAKING A MOMENT TO APPRECIATE ALL OF THE SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZE BUSINESSES IN AMERICA.  These companies are usually the unsung heroes of our economy and may not have the name recognition of the large corporate giants but they create nearly 80% of all jobs in the U.S. In January 2014, 43% of ALL new job…

March 20, 2014

Seventy percent of engineers say recruiters are one of the most common ways they hear about new opportunities. Friends, social media, former co-workers, nothing ranks higher than recruiters for new job information, with the very narrow exception of job boards. But with only 71% giving them the edge, it’s a statistical dead heat. And, when…