Fireside Chat: The Platformification of Staffing

May 11, 2022
By Parqa Marketing

In this episode of Parqa’s Fireside Chat, Kelli Schutrop explores the platformification of staffing. She’s brought a couple familiar faces to help us understand this trend and how it’s shaping the future of the staffing industry. Join Kelli as she speaks with Rohan Jacob, the founder and CEO of TimeSaved, as well as Danny Ashraf, Director of Sales at Monster Worldwide about:

  • Trends in the industry among staffing agencies and platform players
  • How these trends change the experience for candidates, clients, recruiters
  • The importance of technology adoption
  • Key elements to consider when buying vs. building
  • Take-aways for your staffing firms’ digital transformation

The Presenters:

Kelli Schutrop
Vice President of Sales, Parqa Marketing

Kelli is the Vice President of Sales at Parqa, a performance marketing agency revolutionizing the staffing industry by leveraging technology and marketing to create great candidate and client experiences, and drive enterprise-level value. Kelli has spent the past decade driving results for staffing agencies and has consulted hundreds of business leaders across the country on their growth strategies. Her passion for marketing has inspired her to share her expertise, and she regularly hosts fireside chats with industry leaders, conducts speaking engagements, and sits on boards and committees. She has contributed to industry groups such as ASA, World Staffing Summit, and New York Staffing Associates. She currently sits on the ASA Women in Leadership Council and ASA Industry Marketing & PR Committee. Kelli was named a Top Staffing Professional To Watch in 2022 by Staffing World Awards.

Rohan Jacob
Founder & CEO of TimeSaved

As founder and CEO of TimeSaved, a S-PaaS (staffing platform as a service) company, Rohan is one of the industry’s most prominent voices on the rise of staffing platform technology. TimeSaved was born out of a passion for people, technology and the future of work, and a background in tech and retail management gives Rohan a unique perspective on client and candidate desires. Close partnerships with agencies over the past seven years have helped his team develop a leading end-to-end staffing platform proven to find efficiencies, increase revenue and create engagement along the entire candidate journey. When not evangelizing digital transformation, Rohan can be found biking, listening to podcasts, or flooding his company’s #pets channel. He also sits on the ASA Technology Taskforce.

Danny Ashraf
Director of Sales, Monster Worldwide

Danny Ashraf is the Director of Sales at Monster Worldwide and has almost 15 years of experience in the staffing industry. Danny has spent the past few years evangelizing the importance of good data at American Staffing Association and Staffing Industry Analysts conferences. Danny is passionate about solving old problems with new recruitment technology and feels fortunate to be part of the staffing industry at such an exciting time, with imminent advancements in AI and automation just within reach. He coaches both of his daughter’s soccer teams in his free time and enjoys all things automotive.

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