Staffing 100: The Human Touch

Meet the Staffing 100 class of 2018. Innovative and committed to the human capital cause, these honorees are doing what it takes to elevate our ecosystem. Nominated by you, our advisors and the SIA team, these influencers are devoted to improving the human condition — as evidenced by their numerous […]


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Marketing by Design

November 20th, 2017|

Marketing seldom gets the attention it deserves in the talent acquisition ecosphere. The landscape, however, has dramatically evolved as marketing strategies increasingly play a part in staffing agencies’ growth.

Marketing professionals in the staffing industry no longer simply generate newsletters, press […]

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Proper Engagement

November 20th, 2017|

The rapid pace of technological change has altered the recruitment process, providing candidates and end users with myriad choices. The goal is to leverage technologies that enable recruiters and staffing firms to more efficiently find the right talent. Claudette Cunitz, […]

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Watch Those Requests

November 20th, 2017|

There has been voluminous news coverage of the individual and employer mandates imposed by the Affordable Care Act, but little has been reported about the health insurance mandates imposed on staffing suppliers by their customers.

The ACA’s employer mandate regulations include […]

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Ready or Not, Here it Comes

March 13th, 2018|

When Congress passed its sweeping tax overhaul last December, US businesses celebrated the reduction of the corporate tax rate to 21%. In addition to the corporate tax break, pass-through entities — which include sole proprietorships, LLCs, partnerships and S-corps — […]

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The Dawn of the Digital Manager

January 22nd, 2018|

Think about your boss. You may be experiencing a positive feeling due to their genuine support and encouragement — or you may have felt a tinge of frustration resulting from their controlling and authoritarian approach. So, the following news may […]

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The New Enterprise

December 12th, 2017|

Recruitment firm Cordant Group announced in September that it was taking on a mission that goes beyond just returning values to shareholders, that of being a “social enterprise.”

Being a social enterprise is more than a name or slogan. Companies that […]

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Benefit of Counsel: In Hail and Storm

In times of unexpected facility closures due to events such as inclement weather, what is the responsibility of the staffing provider with regard to the workers’ pay? Whether a worker must be paid if a client company is closed depends on the employee’s exempt or nonexempt status.

Exempt. The Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers to pay exempt employees their regular salary for any shutdown that lasts less than one week. However, employers and staffing firms alike can require employees to […]

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AI Opportunity

The rise of data science has already reshaped the skills IT organizations covet and the […]

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Hi-Tech Pitch

Many could argue that technology is diluting the human experience in B2C sales and overall […]

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Before Day One

Starting a new job can feel overwhelming. On top of the nervousness and excitement typically […]

The Staffing Stream

  • The Right Kind of Loyalty
    Posted by Michael Neidle on March 16, 2018 at 3:20 pm

    A great deal has been said about loyalty recently. But the term often is misunderstood, if not misapplied. It can be interpreted as anything a trusted relationship based on the good of the enterprise […]

  • IT Project Challenges Facing Businesses This Year (And Beyond)
    Posted by Seth Burr on March 15, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    There is a lot happening in technology today. Not only has the customer experience for almost every organization changed to involve some kind of software or technology, but companies are still trying […]

  • How to Develop a Successful Social Media Marketing Strategy
    Posted by Brad Bialy on March 14, 2018 at 3:53 pm

    As a marketing manager or a staffing specialist in charge of the social media marketing initiatives for a staffing firm, developing a strategy can seem like an overwhelming task. With team members […]

  • Two Easy Ways to Elevate Your Talent Game in 2018
    Posted by Aman Brar on March 13, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    Recruiters have their work cut out for them this year when it comes to filling open positions. Regardless of the time and effort that recruiters put into attracting and screening new applicants, they […]

Latest Research

  • SI Report Webinar - March 2018

    In this webinar topics covered include: Insight from our talent acquisition technology landscape report Demo of the internal employee compensation estimator tool Training as the next evolution of […]

  • March 2018 US Jobs Report

    Event- On a seasonally adjusted basis, total nonfarm employment rose by 313,000 in February, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in its monthly jobs report. Temporary help services […]

  • U.S. Staffing Industry Pulse Report

    Key Findings from Pulse survey Pulse survey respondents reported a median 6% y/y growth in their US temporary staffing revenue in January, representing acceleration from 5% in November and 4% in […]

  • Staffing Trends in 2018

    So, the year is well underway and 2017 is all but forgotten. How is the 2018 landscape likely to be different to the one we experienced last year? There are eight key trends that we have identified […]