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Last month, we teamed up with our partners at Broadleaf, a total talent solutions company, to attend ProcureCon Indirect East, an interactive, peer-led event for senior procurement practitioners. We attended the event to find out what sort of challenges procurement people are dealing with as they relate to managing their labor force. We learned that…

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By now, most of us know that the gig economy is in full force, and that means employers must accommodate new behaviors and attitudes in the workplace. The all-too-common “side hustle” is shuffling its way to the center of the mainstream American workforce—but are employers prepared to support these gig workers? In our latest white…

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Shannon Callahan is one of Acara’s top performers. As an account executive in the workforce solutions industry, she is responsible for managing existing relationships with employer-clients, generating new relationships with local businesses, and connecting right-fit candidates with employers in ways that change lives. In our inaugural Seeing Fit interview, she lets us in on her…

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Buffalo, New York – February 15, 2019 – Acara CEO Scott Stenclik has been recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as one of North America’s top 100 influencers in the workforce solutions industry. SIA’s 2019 Staffing 100 honors “those that create new models of work, drive efficiencies while running companies, influence legislation and introduce technologies…

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Industry-leading executive search and recruitment firm joins Aleron group of companies.  Aleron Group, a global workforce and business solutions company, continues to expand its market presence with the acquisition of TalentRISE, a Chicago-based firm specializing in executive search and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), effective February 15, 2019. With the acquisition, TalentRISE becomes part of a…

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In the recruitment world, accessing talent and building a better workforce is the name of the game. As it happens, it’s also the name of Acara’s latest white paper. How can you attract top talent? How can you build a better workforce? The answers start with your Human Resources Department, but they don’t stop there….

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An old colleague of mine—an HR specialist and recruitment expert—once told me that finding the right job candidate is a lot like dating. You catch a glimpse; you meet; you talk; you prove yourself (or you don’t); you commit to a relationship (or you don’t). It makes sense, right? But I’m a gamblin’ man, so…

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The rise in job hopping has been well documented as of late, and it’s something that talent acquisition professionals deal with on a daily basis. How should we feel about employees who move from job to job year after year? Many people view job hopping as something negative. When I conduct an intake call for…

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