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Craig Johnson

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Craig Johnson is Senior Managing Editor of Staffing Industry Review and Staffing Industry Analysts Daily News.

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1411, 2018

Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing

By , , , , and |November 14th, 2018|

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 to the US Department of […]

611, 2018

Swimming Ahead

By |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 Industry Analysts’ Collaboration in Gig Economy in Dallas.

“AllyO is part of an exciting and fast-growing […]

110, 2018

Racing Ahead

By |October 1st, 2018|

The 2018 list includes 94 companies intent on going the extra mile.

When looking at above-average growth in staffing — and what it takes for companies to achieve that — it comes down to people. It’s about prioritizing people, creating a great culture, building up leadership and hiring the right internal staff in the first place.

That leads […]

2208, 2018

2018 40 Under 40

By , , , , and |August 22nd, 2018|

The 40 Under 40 Class of 2018 represents the next generation of leaders in the workforce solutions ecosystem. They are driven by a
passionate desire to better the lives of people. Embracing innovation, this faction invented new models, created products that helped existing businesses, found novel ways to source talent and, in some cases, ran operations so efficiently that […]

2407, 2018

Hot & Scarce

By |July 24th, 2018|

It’s a sellers’ market in the IT recruiting space, with demand for workers with the right skills outpacing the supply.

Staffing Industry Analysts’ most recent staffing industry forecast cited supply constraints as the main impediment to revenue growth in the IT temporary staffing space, largely offsetting growing demand. Meanwhile, the TechServe Alliance described IT job growth […]

2506, 2018

Who’s an IC?

By |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 independent contractors — especially online gig economy platforms with independent contractor models — and the […]

106, 2018

One to Many

By |June 1st, 2018|

Relationships are the foundation of the industry. Good relationships with both clients and candidates are what drive the bottom lines of staffing firms. But in an age of social media, how can firms compete effectively?

Marketing automation. Proponents say it delivers a number of benefits — including to those in the staffing industry who use it. […]

105, 2018

GOP Makes Tax Cuts

By |May 1st, 2018|

Thanks to big changes in the new federal tax bill, businesses of all stripes will feel the impact of the tax law, including staffing firms.

Congress approved the $1.5 trillion tax cut law on a party-line vote in December. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill was promoted by President Donald Trump as making the tax […]

1004, 2018

Re-Enter Moms

By |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 often have difficulty returning in a senior position or at the salary level they were […]

2603, 2018

The Joy of Work

By , , , and |March 26th, 2018|

Ask any staffing firm, big or small, what its top challenge is. Not surprisingly, the answers are identical: Finding people with the right skills given the scarcity of talent. Organizations — including staffing firms — are facing one of the largest talent shortages since 2007 with the US unemployment rate at 4.1% in February. Firms are all vying for the […]