Digital transformation – the integration of digital technology into every part of a company – is not just a fundamental technological and cultural change for organizations. Nor is it a single endeavor; it’s an ongoing journey. Through a continuous evolution of digital transformation, staffing and recruiting firms can address the new ways people are finding work while remaining nimble and competitive.
Do staffing agencies need a digital transformation strategy? The rise of vertical talent pools and gig economy jobs are just two signs of the changing talent landscape. Uber’s trial launch of Uber Works to place gig workers via staffing firms is one example of technology introducing new models for connecting talent with jobs. Digital transformation is necessary not only to stay competitive, but as a way to adapt to the new world of work. Do staffing professionals see this necessity? Our Global Recruitment and Insights Data (GRID) report earlier this year showed an overwhelming 80% surveyed see digital transformation as a positive for their business. On the other hand, our more recent survey shows only 25% currently have a digital transformation strategy in place. Read more here…
Source: The Staffing Stream