Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing

It’s been a feat of some sort for Staffing Industry Analysts. In 2015, we rolled out our inaugural Women in Staffing list comprising 100 women across the globe. Three years later, we have compiled the same list, but with 150 women worldwide.

Women account for 58% of the American workforce, according […]


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Playing for Growth – Sponsored Content

August 22nd, 2018|

On the face of it, the staffing industry model may appear simple, with firms playing matchmaker between employers and workers. But appearances are deceiving: Only 140 out of 19,000 staffing firms in the US have exceeded the $100 million mark; […]

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Schooling the Talent

July 24th, 2018|

Spend time with staffing providers and you will be hard-pressed to find a firm that isn’t struggling to find qualified candidates. And government figures back up the anecdotal evidence.

The US unemployment rate remains on a downward trend, hitting 3.8% in […]

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Match & Engage

July 24th, 2018|

In fact, the industry stands to change more in the next five years than it has in the last 20 due to innovations in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, cloud computing and blockchain, notes Ken Krieger, CIO for The […]

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Swimming Ahead

November 6th, 2018|

It started with a staffing firm for Sahil Sahni and Ankit Somani, and that eventually led to artificial intelligence chatbot-fueled firm AllyO. And, recently, the firm won a competition styled after the television show “Shark Tank” last month at Staffing […]

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Who’s an IC?

June 25th, 2018|

Earlier this year, the California Supreme Court adopted a stricter test for determining who is an independent contractor, and executives say the decision in the case, known as the Dynamex case, will have a significant impact on companies that use […]

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Re-Enter Moms

April 10th, 2018|

It’s a familiar story.  Mothers who take a break in their careers to raise children. They are ready to return to work, but face a bias from employers and concerns over the gap in their work history. And stay-at-home mothers […]

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The Holistic Sale

Typically in sales, the thought of others within your organization approaching your clients is bad enough, but the idea of setting up such contact between your client and others in your organization — cross-selling — can be intimidating, confusing and even downright scary. If you are the one who did the legwork to build and develop a client relationship, why would you want to invite anyone else to benefit from the business you worked so hard to secure?

In my career, […]

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Doing Our Part

October was National Women in Business month, which reminded me to reflect on the many […]

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Pushing Back

Many staffing firms have experienced financial abuses inflicted on them by clients or VMS/MSP agents. […]

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Almost Clear Skies?

A s the US economy powers along, aided by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act […]

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Invest in Serving Others

The newest generations to the workforce have had a front-seat view to some of the […]

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New Chapter

On Oct. 3, Upwork celebrated its debut as a public company. The firm’s shares, offered at […]

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Consultant in the Gig Age

In the early 2000s, I worked for a large IT consulting firm. One particular years-long […]

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