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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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1106, 2019

Engineering for Change

By |June 11th, 2019|

Demand remains strong for engineering talent in the UK, but recruiting in the sector faces some challenges brought on by a skills shortage. In addition, thanks to the rapid evolution of technology, clients are changing how they engage with recruitment firms. Brexit also looms with its uncertainty.

In a report released in early May, the Association […]

2105, 2019

Power of Diversity

By |May 21st, 2019|

Diversity has become increasingly important in this era of technology and globalization. As a result, many companies are making an effort to achieve cultural diversity in the workplace. It’s not just to reflect the society in which we live, but to enjoy the improved outcomes, thought processes and the potential financial rewards it brings.

The staffing […]

2005, 2019

Tech & Jobs

By |May 20th, 2019|

 

 

Ariba and Fieldglass VMS coming together

Procurement software provider SAP Ariba and contingent workforce vendor management system SAP Fieldglass will no longer operate as separate entities, according to an article in TechTarget. The announcement came at the recent SAP Ariba Live conference in Austin, Texas.

German software firm SAP acquired Fieldglass in 2014. SAP Fieldglass had 5.7 […]

2204, 2019

Not Your Grandparents’ Staffing

By |April 22nd, 2019|

The labor market for industrial staffing is tighter and moving faster than ever, and recruiting in the segment requires more creativity. Industrial staffing firms must navigate wage pressures and make sure clients have the latest information. Meanwhile, “ghosting” — where workers fail to show up without giving any notice — appears to be more prevalent.

Technology […]

2503, 2019

Working to Win

By , , and |March 25th, 2019|

A Harvard University study found that 80% of employee turnover stems from mistakes made during the hiring process. Little surprise then that the Best Staffing Firms to Work For grand prize winners are very deliberate about whom they bring on board. The fit for the job, however, is scrutinized by both the applicant and the […]

2503, 2019

Raiding Talent

By |March 25th, 2019|

No one knows the challenges of recruiting better than staffing firms. And the tight labor market makes finding the right people — and keeping them — that much more difficult. In search of the best candidate, companies sometimes will approach top performers at direct competitors.

Some call this type of recruitment “employee poaching.” It’s not illegal, […]

2503, 2019

Tech + Jobs

By |March 25th, 2019|

We highlight tech trends and developments that impact the world of work

Agency focuses on human cloud workers’ taxes

More needs to be done to fix tax noncompliance among workers operating through human cloud platforms and other sharing economy firms. That is according to a report by the US Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration called, “Expansion […]

102, 2019

2019 Staffing 100

By , , , , , and |February 1st, 2019|

What’s the Staffing 100 really about? It’s about people. People helping people. People who create jobs, place others in them and drive the world of work. The 2019 Staffing 100 list, sponsored by Indeed, comprises those who create new models of work, drive efficiencies while running companies, influence legislation and introduce technologies that change how […]

102, 2019

Computers Can’t Improvise

By |February 1st, 2019|

Artificial intelligence is making it into the headlines and is already bringing about much change. But what does it really mean — especially for jobs?

Byron Reese has spent a good portion of his life studying the interplay between technology and human history. In his latest book, The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the […]

102, 2019

Tech + Jobs

By |February 1st, 2019|

IBM announces program to create thousands of tech apprenticeships

IBM and the Consumer Technology Association are launching the “CTA Apprenticeship Coalition,” aimed at creating thousands of new apprenticeships in 20 US states as a way to help close the skills gap. IBM itself pledged to add at least 450 apprenticeships over the next five years.

The program […]