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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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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 […]

2401, 2019

An Uncertain Climate

By |January 24th, 2019|

Brexit has many businesses in the UK on edge as politicians struggle over a possible final deal.

But what does it mean for the recruitment industry? We spoke with John Nurthen, executive director, global research, at Staffing Industry Analysts, for his take on what Brexit means for the recruitment industry. Nurthen is a recruitment industry veteran […]

1312, 2018

Perennially Short

By |December 13th, 2018|

Finding technology workers with the right skills is a problem worldwide. The UK is no exception with its needs for tech-savvy workers showing  no signs of letting up, even amid Brexit. Recruitment firms in the UK are scrambling to find those who match client requirements.

CompTIA notes in a recent blog post that nine in 10 […]

1411, 2018

Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing

By , , , , and |November 14th, 2018|

It’s been a feat of some sort for Staffing Industry Analysts. In 2015, we rolled out our inaugural Women in Staffing list comprising 100 women across the globe. Three years later, we have compiled the same list, but with 150 women worldwide.

Women account for 58% of the American workforce, according to the US Department of […]

611, 2018

Swimming Ahead

By |November 6th, 2018|

It started with a staffing firm for Sahil Sahni and Ankit Somani, and that eventually led to artificial intelligence chatbot-fueled firm AllyO. And, recently, the firm won a competition styled after the television show “Shark Tank” last month at Staffing Industry Analysts’ Collaboration in Gig Economy in Dallas.

“AllyO is part of an exciting and fast-growing […]

110, 2018

Racing Ahead

By |October 1st, 2018|

The 2018 list includes 94 companies intent on going the extra mile.

When looking at above-average growth in staffing — and what it takes for companies to achieve that — it comes down to people. It’s about prioritizing people, creating a great culture, building up leadership and hiring the right internal staff in the first place.

That leads […]

2208, 2018

2018 40 Under 40

By , , , , and |August 22nd, 2018|

The 40 Under 40 Class of 2018 represents the next generation of leaders in the workforce solutions ecosystem. They are driven by a
passionate desire to better the lives of people. Embracing innovation, this faction invented new models, created products that helped existing businesses, found novel ways to source talent and, in some cases, ran operations so efficiently that […]

2407, 2018

Hot & Scarce

By |July 24th, 2018|

It’s a sellers’ market in the IT recruiting space, with demand for workers with the right skills outpacing the supply.

Staffing Industry Analysts’ most recent staffing industry forecast cited supply constraints as the main impediment to revenue growth in the IT temporary staffing space, largely offsetting growing demand. Meanwhile, the TechServe Alliance described IT job growth […]

2506, 2018

Who’s an IC?

By |June 25th, 2018|

Earlier this year, the California Supreme Court adopted a stricter test for determining who is an independent contractor, and executives say the decision in the case, known as the Dynamex case, will have a significant impact on companies that use independent contractors — especially online gig economy platforms with independent contractor models — and the […]