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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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109, 2016

New Orbits

By |September 1st, 2016|

The numbers are impressive. But the growth is all about the people. 2016 again marks a new high in the number of companies on the list of fastest-growing staffing firms. There are 112 firms on this year’s list, compared to 102 on last year’s. What these firms have in common is what helped fuel growth: […]

108, 2016

The Next GIG Thing

By |August 1st, 2016|

They are no longer the new kids on the block. Online staffing and companies in the human cloud may have been new entrants just a short time ago. But now they have grabbed the attention of the ecosystem. They are not just getting noticed — they are also evolving to the point where they are […]

108, 2016

Small Is Big – Growth Therapy

By |August 1st, 2016|

Nate Foreman had no intention of starting a staffing firm when he graduated from University of Texas Southwestern’s physical therapy program in 2009. But two years later, he did just that when he began Foreman Therapy Services. The allied healthcare staffing firm is based in Dallas.

“My trade is in physical therapy, and that’s kind of […]

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 […]