‘I take nothing for granted’

Linda Galipeau was no stranger to the staffing industry, having seen her mother temping as a secretary. Galipeau herself took temp summer jobs as a university student and eventually rose to be head of Randstad, North America, managing a $6 billion portfolio. Galipeau is the only woman on the executive […]

Features

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2017 Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing, the North America 50

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Getting to the top of the corporate ladder is no easy feat. And women must excel almost to the point of being superhuman to even attempt cracking the glass ceiling. The good news? Some ground has been broken. Let’s take […]

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Visionaries and Innovators

September 26th, 2017|

As advances in technology continue to evolve and reshape the staffing industry, women are increasingly taking on leadership roles. Penny Queller, senior vice president and general manager of staffing for Monster, has seen women’s contributions up close in her more […]

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Piece by Piece

May 23rd, 2017|

Mergers and acquisitions are a common feature of the ever-evolving staffing industry landscape. Roughly 8% of US staffing firms are acquired in any given year, according to an estimate last year by Staffing Industry Analysts, the publisher of this magazine. […]

Online Showcase

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Crack the Case

October 9th, 2017|

Your website is the single most important marketing vehicle for your staffing firm — and the one with the highest potential return on investment. Each month, it will host thousands (if not tens of thousands) of visitors — employers, job […]

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Industrial Staffing in a Time of Candidate Scarcity

September 26th, 2017|

Since the great recession, the industrial segment of the US temporary staffing market has nearly doubled in size to reach an estimated $33 billion this year, according to our most recent forecast. After a strong run of expansion, the market declined […]

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The Next Industrial Revolution

September 5th, 2017|

You may, or may not, be aware that the Fourth Industrial Revolution came upon us a couple of years ago. Each of its predecessors had been powered by the invention of ground-breaking new technologies; the First, in the 1780s, came […]

Recent Columns

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View From the Boardroom: Guiding Principles

What a pivotal time to be in staffing. Our labor market is nearing full employment. “Artificial intelligence” has become a mainstream term. And the jobs of tomorrow are taking shape before our eyes.

In such a transformative environment, staffing leaders must connect more dots than ever before — and faster. However, as we whirl into the future of work, modern-day executives should not lose sight of the philosophies that made them the leaders they are today. With that, here are my […]

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Straight Talk: Know Whom You Work With

A combination of misplaced co-employment fears and invisibility cloaks shield contingent workforce professionals from seeing […]

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Expert’s Corner: Buy or Build?

As a CIO and frequent speaker on technology in the staffing industry, I am often […]

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The Other Side: Human Interaction

I decided to try the gig economy after leaving a corporate job. I wanted to […]

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Robo-Patrol

To peer into the future of staffing, one need look no further than Knightscope, a […]

The Staffing Stream

  • Seven Methods to Improve Staff Productivity
    Posted by Oscar Waterworth on October 23, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    It’s often said that the company is only as good as its employees. This is true, but it’s only the half the story. The company should always strive to get the most out of its employees by […]

  • Measuring Profit
    Posted by Michael Neidle on October 20, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    It sounds like a simple idea. Profit is profit, so are there any real options as to how to measure profit? The answer is decidedly yes. The way you measure profit can make all the difference in […]

  • How Technology Is Redefining Finance and Accounting Roles
    Posted by Jodi Chavez on October 19, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    It’s evident that technology is causing disruption in every industry — and finance and accounting professionals are not immune to these new innovations. According to Randstad […]

  • Addressing Multiple Generations in the Workplace: Part 2
    Posted by Jim Carchidi on October 18, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    In teamwork and in management, questions transcend all generations. Questions redefine relationships between people – when I am “advising” or “managing,” I am the […]

Latest Research

  • Latin America Q3 Legal Update 2017

    In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem in Latin America in Q3 2017:Brazil:  President sanctions major change to the Labor Code […]

  • North America Q3 Legal Update 2017

    In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem in North America in Q3 2017: Canada: Ontario Bill 148 – equal pay for equal work; […]

  • Job Board Market Report: 2017 Update

    Job boards are a collection of websites and phone applications that offer employers the ability to advertise local, national and/or international job postings. Staffing Industry Analysts has formally […]

  • Global Staffing Forecast Oct 2017

    Key Findings SIA projects global staffing revenue growth to accelerate from 5% in 2016 to 6% in 2017 as real GDP growth is projected to accelerate from 3.2% to 3.6%. We forecast the 6% trend to […]