In our first post in the Akken Series about the Cloud and SaaS, we explored the definition of SaaS with help from John Zappe at ere.net. We looked at the basic components that help us identify and understand the advantage software-as-a-service has over locally-installed software.
There has been a lot of talk lately about “the Cloud” and what it all means for businesses. “The Cloud” also tends to go hand-in-hand with discussions about SaaS (software-as-a-service) and most recently True SaaS.
AkkenCloud, the leading business software company for staffing and recruiting firms today announced the release of its latest version of the AkkenCloud™ platform, a powerful, yet affordable and easy-to-use cloud-based business software platform.
In what may be one of the most bizarre and counter-intuitive findings in the HR world this year, many hiring specialists say that despite the high volume of applicants, the actual percentage of qualified candidates remain conspicuously low.
Recruiting can be quite difficult. Clarifying the skills needed for the open position, finding people who truly fulfill those needs, and bringing those hiring in contact with the candidate, requires skill, patience, and a lot of people-savvy.
The past week brought more encouraging news on the US job front. According to the US Labor Department, the number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell by 5,000 on a per-week basis – the fourth decline in the last five weeks.
This is a guest post by Mike Cleland. Mike is president of Charted Path, a management consulting firm to the staffing industry. He blogs about strategy and business management for staffing. You can reach Mike on LinkedIn and Twitter.