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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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2108, 2017

Mission Possible

By |August 21st, 2017|

It was a good year for healthcare staffing providers. They took eight of the top 10 spots on Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2017 list of Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms in the US. In addition, staffing providers listing healthcare as one of their top segments represented 35% of firms on the list. Information technology represented the second-highest concentration, […]

2707, 2017

40 Under 40

By , , , and |July 27th, 2017|

Staying on top of your game in an ever-evolving industry is tough. Welcome to Staffing Industry Analysts’ first 40 Under 40 list. We are proud to present these leaders, many of whom have achieved remarkable success in the ecosystem. Some have created new companies, others new products in existing businesses, and still more pioneered new ways of sourcing talent. In the following […]

606, 2017

Beyond the Hype

By |June 6th, 2017|

Contingent workforce buyers and suppliers have always kept an eye on metrics, but now machine learning aims to automate and speed up the analysis of data.

Last November, Google announced its Cloud Jobs API, which uses machine learning to enable job-seekers to find jobs more easily. Meanwhile, a survey by CareerBuilder found that 55% of HR […]

2305, 2017

Piece by Piece

By |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. But 2016 saw a downswing in M&A activity, with the number of publicly announced deals […]

205, 2017

Passing the Baton

By |May 2nd, 2017|

Kelly Services ranks as one of the world’s largest staffing firms, and longtime President and CEO Carl Camden announced he would step down effective May 10. The company tapped George Corona to take on the roles; Corona had served as executive VP and COO.

Camden was a finalist for the role of president at Oakland University […]

105, 2017

The Business of Safety

By |May 1st, 2017|

Over the years, temp worker accidents have been publicized with staffing firms and clients sometimes being castigated for violations at the client site. Some believe that temporary workers may be more likely to suffer injuries than directly hired workers. And some industry insiders argue that in many cases, it is the buyers of staffing services […]

2703, 2017

Culture Power

By , , , and |March 27th, 2017|

If companies could bottle and sell what makes their employees happy and productive, they’d make a fortune. However, there are some staffing firms who may not have done exactly that but have created cultures that make their employees feel valued. That approach has consistently boosted the bottom line.

And this is not a new phenomenon. Workforce […]

2003, 2017

Hack This

By |March 20th, 2017|

The term hackathon may inspire visions of software engineers writing code en masse at 3 a.m. while drinking Red Bull. But that’s one model. It’s also known as “a gathering where industry experts collaboratively address pressing issues in an extreme manner over a short period of time.”

Both versions share some of the same aims, include […]

703, 2017

United Opposition

By |March 7th, 2017|

Before hiring a temp or directly employed worker, California companies would have to offer additional hours to existing staff under a state bill proposed in December. Opponents say it would limit employers’ ability to manage their workforces and open them up for further litigation.

The California Chamber of Commerce called it a “jobs killer,” and is […]

1302, 2017

Aiming Higher

By |February 13th, 2017|

Old school technology — calling, texting, email — may make up the backbone of communications between staffing firms and workers, but Foreman Therapy Services was thinking differently.

The Dallas-based company wanted something more efficient when communicating with its therapists working out in the field.

Foreman Therapy Services provides therapists to home health agencies, and those therapists travel […]