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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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412, 2019

Deal Now or Wait

By |December 4th, 2019|

Selling can be the ultimate end-goal for many staffing firm owners, and that bodes well as far as the market goes. Of late, it’s been holding up satisfactorily, with private equity having a significant presence.

Staffing merger-and-acquisition activity in the US remains robust, according to several M&A specialists. “Over the past two years — and this […]

1811, 2019

2019 Global Power 150 — Women in Staffing

By , , , , , and |November 18th, 2019|

Giving back. Empowering others. Those are the recurring themes that emerged in the profiles of the 2019 Global Power 150 — Women in Staffing list.

Since we launched the list in 2015 to shine a spotlight on the benefits of having women in leadership positions, we at SIA have noticed the emergence of other lists and […]

1811, 2019

Tech + Jobs

By |November 18th, 2019|

Uber introduces its industrial staffing service

Uber Technologies Inc. announced the rollout of its Uber Works industrial staffing app in a blog post. For now, Uber Works is operating only in Chicago, and the company is working with staffing firms TalentBurst and TrueBlue Inc. Workers are classified as employees of the staffing firms.

In order to get […]

3010, 2019

The Gig Navigator

By |October 30th, 2019|

Should a worker get behind the wheel as a Lyft driver? Or might a job helping people move through a different app such as Tiptapp be preferable?

A startup called AppJobs.com aims to help online workers navigate the gig economy/human cloud landscape by letting them rate human cloud platforms, share tips, find opportunities and more. It […]

2210, 2019

Challenging Climate

By |October 22nd, 2019|

Disquiet over Brexit as well as the application of IR35 to the private sector have created uncertainties that are being felt when it comes to the buying and selling of recruitment firms in the UK.

Experts say that the M&A market for UK staffing firms is tougher this year, but there remains interest in firms in […]

1610, 2019

Simplifying Taxes

By |October 16th, 2019|

Taxes may not be the first thing on a person’s mind when he or she decides to work through an Internet-enabled, on-demand platform such as Postmates or Door Dash. But come tax time, those working as independent contractors will realize how complicated things can be if they are not set up right.

Even finding the right […]

2409, 2019

Big Gains

By , and |September 24th, 2019|

From taking a client focus to ensuring the right culture, the 94 firms on Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2019 List of Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms used several strategies to boost growth.

Making sure workers have the right training and access to resources — along with an understanding of the impact they have in the success of the […]

2409, 2019

Tech & Jobs

By |September 24th, 2019|

Benefits for on-demand workers

Benefits for on-demand workers Human cloud, grocery delivery platform Instacart announced new benefits for its independent contractor shoppers in a post on Medium.

The perks include its “Stride Benefits Platform” for access to health insurance and financial tools, injury protection insurance to protect the shoppers in the case of an accident (it will […]

2307, 2019

40 Under 40

By , , , and |July 23rd, 2019|

Meet the rising stars in the workforce solutions ecosystem. The 40 Under 40, North America, class of 2019 is an eclectic group of leaders motivated to grow the industry — they see possibilities that they want to turn into business realities to generate revenue. At the same time, they are fervent about mentoring their teams […]

2307, 2019

Tech & Jobs

By |July 23rd, 2019|

DARQ technologies — a collective acronym for distributed ledger technology, artificial intelligence, extended reality and quantum computing — will have a transformational or extensive impact on their organizations, according to 68% of healthcare executives surveyed by Accenture.

It also found that 68% of the healthcare executives said that every employee in their organizations will be empowered […]