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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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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 […]

111, 2015

You Ask We Answer

By |November 1st, 2015|

QUESTION:
There has been much discussion about gender disparity and the wage gap between male and female workers. In fact, California’s governor recently signed a tough equal-pay law. But what does the staffing industry look like in terms of gender disparity?

Answer:
While Staffing Industry Analysts does not have research that looks directly at a potential wage disparity, […]

111, 2015

The Demand-Supply Curve: The need for IT skills continues – unabated

By |November 1st, 2015|

Demand for workers with the right IT skills appears insatiable. The war for talent has made it especially hard to find and place these workers. What are some of the most in-demand IT skills? What are the hardest-to-find?

Here’s what we found when we took a look at the landscape and asked experts involved in recruiting […]

111, 2015

Healthy Competition

By |November 1st, 2015|

Nurse training program wins Innovation Award at Healthcare Staffing Summit

Parallon Workforce Solutions’ program to help speed nurse training and increase the supply of qualified nurses received the inaugural Innovation Award Sept. 30 at the annual Healthcare Staffing Summit in Las Vegas.

The program was one of three finalist programs presented by healthcare staffing providers during the […]

110, 2015

Trends That Matter: Growing Concern

By |October 1st, 2015|

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.

Growing Concern

Expanding is good, but be careful.

Growth is good and, as Gordon Gekko said in the movie Wall Street, “greed is good.” To put both comments into perspective, everything […]