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Craig Johnson

About Craig Johnson

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

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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 […]

902, 2017

Meet the 2017 Influencers

By , , , and |February 9th, 2017|

Welcome to the 2017 Staffing 100. We have several new entrants to the list and profiling these leaders reveals how the workforce solutions ecosystem has evolved. Yes, we call it the Staffing 100 list, but we have a host of executives whose companies reflect the world of work: recruitment process outsourcing, MSP and VMS providers […]

111, 2016

Global Power 100 — Women in Staffing North America 50

By , , , , and |November 1st, 2016|

These are the convictions shared by the women in our 2016 Global Power 100 — Women in Staffing, the North America 50 list. When we decided last year to design a new list to celebrate women in the industry, it was to chronicle the achievements of a group who dominated the industry but only at […]

110, 2016

A Bold New Generation: Influential millennials in staffing

By , , , and |October 1st, 2016|

Who are they? The millennials in our list are those born between 1982 and 2000. (However, these boundaries are not set in stone, with varied organizations differing slightly on the dates.) Also known as Gen Y, this demographic cohort following Gen X has surpassed the baby boomers as the nation’s largest living generation, according to […]