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2020 Global Power 150 — Women in Staffing

If anything, the pandemic and social unrest this year have forced executives to think about the type of leaders they want to be. As Covid-19 hit, companies had to pivot quickly to a remote workforce. Decisions had to be made — and fast. There was no playbook. Throughout our industry, leaders were


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The New Face of the Industry

March 23rd, 2020|

The world of recruiting and staffing is becoming more complex and technology driven as a variety of converging trends affect the industry. From the “Uberization” of the on-demand workforce to changes in clients’ buying habits to robotic process automation and […]

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What’s That Ahead?

February 19th, 2020|

No one argues with the idea that recessions make it more difficult to run a business. When consumers and corporations spend less money, employers lay off full-time employees and hire fewer contingent workers. That pressures staffing firms to keep their […]

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The Staffing 100 Hall of Fame

February 19th, 2020|

When we created the Staffing 100 list in 2011, it was to honor a group that found people jobs and helped accelerate the process of finding a job. We have since maintained this annual, unranked list as a way to […]

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Filling a Vital Need

November 30th, 2020|

Demand for certain types of nurses and other healthcare professionals is rising across the US as the Covid-19 pandemic surges in the country. Bill rates are up, with some providers seeing increases of 30% to 40% — some hospitals are paying nurses as much as $8,000 to $10,000 per week, Kaiser [...]

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Inside View

November 2nd, 2020|

It’s no surprise, large companies are getting more interested in tapping into the flexibility afforded by a contingent workforce. Last year, large companies that use staffing firms reported that, on average, 21% of their workforces were made up of contingent […]

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A Beneficial Approach

June 11th, 2020|

As the companies nationwide began to grapple with how to protect their workers amid Covid-19, Aquent became the first staffing company to offer its temporary workers paid sick leave with nationwide. Specializing in placing temporary employees in marketing and creative […]

Recent Columns

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A Steady Hand

Strategic Staffing Solutions celebrated its 30th anniversary on Oct. 1, and we marked the occasion the way we usually do. Our leadership team — from yours truly, to our C-suite to our market vice presidents — wrote thank-you notes or called our customers to thank them for another successful year. Without them, we would not have made it to 10 years, never mind 30. We are partners to them and we never forget that.

What Partnership Looks Like to Us

Since our […]

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Do Your Homework

As a procurement category specialist for contingent labor, I often convince and educate program stakeholders […]

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A Fair Analysis

It ranks among employers’ worst nightmares: You’ve received a harassment complaint from an employee or […]

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Tech + Jobs

Workers prefer robots to humans in supporting mental health

Stress and burnout are a fact of […]

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Modern Talent Acquisition

Artificial intelligence in HR technology is growing in prevalence, but what about the talent acquisition […]

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Dedicated to Our Talent

One of the many reasons I joined K2 is because engaging and rewarding our IT […]

The Staffing Stream

Latest Research

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center

    Curated by SIA, the resources below represent a collection of articles, data tools, and websites that offer actionable insights related to the coronavirus and COVID-19 outbreak. The section at the […]

  • VMS Global Landscape Summary 2020

    This report summarises the CWS Council global VMS landscape and differentiators reports for 2020 and includes: VMS provider landscape Size and growth of the global VMS market VMS market size […]

  • Contractor Payrolling and ICEC Landscape Summary 2020

    While roughly $4 billion in global contractor payrolling spend has been reported by participants in our study, the actual market is much larger. On a global basis, we estimate a market size of […]

  • Staffing Trends 2021

    Our 2021 Staffing Trends report has identified 10 key trends: COVID-19 the dominant market trend until H2 2021 Summer recovery will not be a return to normal Resilience in a volatile and […]