Category: Thought Leadership

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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Acara Senior VP Chris Beckage was recently published in “Supply & Demand Chain Executive,” an industry-leading magazine that covers procurement, risk, and IoT solutions. In his article, “4 Ways to Shorten Your Hiring Cycle and Secure Top Talent,” Chris explains how talent acquisition and recruitment firms can expedite their processes without sacrificing quality hires. What…

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We’ve all seen or heard pop culture references about artificial intelligence (AI). You know the drill: Man builds robot; robot comes to life; robot betrays man. This is the stuff of science fiction, of course. Or is it? Like it or not, AI is making the move from our bookshelves to our businesses. Who among…

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Employers have become highly focused on building their brands and cultivating meaningful company cultures. Candidate experience is an integral part of the equation. This year’s North American Candidate Experience Symposium offered valuable insight into the discipline’s direction and what employers and staffing agencies can do to ensure they’re not missing out on top talent. Jobseekers…

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Earlier this month, Staffing Industry Analysts’ CWS Summit brought together over one thousand contingent workforce leaders, industry experts, and suppliers to discuss the latest trends impacting our organizations and the clients we serve. Throughout the week, the Acara and Broadleaf teams spoke with and heard from a myriad of attendees who—like us—are determining the best…

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