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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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3003, 2020

Working Through the Crisis

By |March 30th, 2020|

The IT staffing sector is feeling the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, with many clients needing their consultants to work from home and everyone being concerned about staying healthy. Covid-19 is hitting client industries, although some are faring a bit better than others. Among IT staffing firms, they are seeing reductions in demand and some […]

2303, 2020

Good Vibes

By , , and |March 23rd, 2020|

If you were to ask the employees of the 2020 Best Staffing Firms to Work For — and our writers did — they would tell you first and most enthusiastically about the atmosphere and tools that are available to them to enable them to do their jobs, better serve their candidates and clients, and help […]

2303, 2020

Tech + Jobs

By |March 23rd, 2020|

Gaming hiring systems

Artificial intelligence hiring systems sometimes use facial recognition to analyze character traits to determine who will be a good hire, but some firms in South Korea are offering classes in how to beat the AI system.

According to a World Economic Forum blog post on Feb. 26, “In South Korea, you can take a […]

1703, 2020

Fighting the Fight

By |March 17th, 2020|

1203, 2020

Industry Responds to Covid-19

By |March 12th, 2020|

As the Covid-19 outbreak worsens, many staffing firms are scrambling to protect their workers and deal with the impact that has been felt so far. Companies in some sectors have already seen client companies cut back, while some healthcare staffing firms have seen an increase in demand for their services.

The magnitude of Covid-19’s impact remains […]

1902, 2020

The Staffing 100

By , , , , , and |February 19th, 2020|

Welcome to the 2020 edition of the Staffing 100. The list, published for the ninth time by Staffing Industry Analysts, honors some of the best
and brightest of our industry. Sponsored by Indeed, it comprises men and women who are charting a course into the future of workforce solutions. Not only are they big on growing […]

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 […]