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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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106, 2016

You Ask We Answer

By |June 1st, 2016|

How often do temporary workers go to state or federal exchanges to get healthcare insurance?

Answer:

The percentage of temporary workers who obtained healthcare coverage through a government exchange is fairly high. A survey found that 55% of commercial temporary workers received coverage through an exchange, and 44% of professional-level temporary workers obtained coverage by using a government exchange. The survey […]

106, 2016

Don’t Get Trapped

By |June 1st, 2016|

If starting your business was difficult, selling it can also be complicated. During a sale, business owners have key financial and emotional considerations, including giving up control and figuring out what to do once they don’t own that business. So while the money from a sale can be life-changing, it’s secondary to the work as […]

106, 2016

Small is Big: Out of the Box

By |June 1st, 2016|

Bear Staffing’s inventive recruiting model is getting results

While some industrial firms allow for any person to walk in from the street to apply for a job, Bear Staffing has a different recruiting model.

The company follows an “inverted recruiting model.” Potential candidates take a workplace productivity profile before coming into the office, to enable the company […]

305, 2016

Up at Night

By |May 3rd, 2016|

Threats that go bump in the night, keeping CEOs up, is common in business. But there are some risks that can impact the staffing industry that keep the C-suite pacing the floors, burning the midnight oil.

We spoke with several experts about some of the risks. Yes, many of these top-of-mind issues can’t completely be erased as they are […]

305, 2016

Working to Recruit

By |May 3rd, 2016|

Low unemployment is a good thing, but when it comes to recruiting it can create complexity and challenges. This month’s column focuses on a staffing firm located in an area with one of the lowest employment rates in the country. The firm, Prince, Perelson & Associates, is based in the Salt Lake City area — […]

305, 2016

You Ask We Answer

By |May 3rd, 2016|

QUESTION: To what degree do staffing firms use outside vendors for social media and marketing?

Answer:

A majority of staffing firms, 62%, don’t use outsourcing at all when it comes to marketing and social media, according to a survey by Staffing Industry Analysts. For the 38% that do use outsourcing for this purpose, 29% use it as an occasional supplement to internal […]

103, 2016

When Work Is Fun

By , , and |March 1st, 2016|

When Work is fun. Staffing firms have taken this maxim to heart. They believe investing in building the right company culture yields the right rate of investment.

Staffing Industry Analysts’ seventh annual Best Staffing Firms to Work For contest reveals it’s about giving employees what they want. From treating employees like family to providing ongoing training […]

2202, 2016

2016 Staffing 100

By , , , and |February 22nd, 2016|

Our tradition of honoring staffing’s best continues with the 2016 Staffing 100 list. These influential people in North American staffing have helped in different ways to drive the industry’s growth. Speak to any staffing professional and they will tell you placing people in jobs hourly, short term or long term, is arduous. The details that […]

2202, 2016

Trends That Matter: Experience Counts

By |February 22nd, 2016|

We include developments from the Staffing Industry Daily News and The Staffing Stream to help you focus on emerging movements that could shape your business for the better.

 

  Experience Counts

Unemployed cite it as a main obstacle in job hunt.

The American Staffing Association’s Workforce Monitor survey found 33% of unemployed US adults (excluding retirees) looking for work […]

2202, 2016

It’s the Who

By |February 22nd, 2016|

What drives success and where do personal strengths fit in? Weighing in on the questions is renowned business consultant Marcus Buckingham, who has written bestsellers such as First, Break All the Rules and StandOut, which provides insights to managers on this and how to get the best from each member of their team. He has also worked with top companies such as […]