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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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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 […]

110, 2015

High-Speed Track

By |October 1st, 2015|

Meet this year’s fastest-growing staffing firms

The 2015 annual list of fastest-growing staffing firms is the largest such list Staffing Industry Analysts has ever compiled, with 102 firms posting compound average growth rate for revenue of more than 15% from 2010 to 2014. Loyal Source, based in Orlando, Fla., topped the list with a CAGR of […]

109, 2015

Global Power 100 — Women in Staffing, the North America 50

By , , and |September 1st, 2015|

Welcome to the inaugural Global Power 100 — Women in Staffing list. This list features the North America 50. Here’s how it all began.

We started publishing the Staffing 100 list in 2011. Two years later, we added Europe. The jubilation that accompanies the release of these lists got us thinking about doing a separate one […]

107, 2015

You Ask We Answer

By |July 1st, 2015|

QUESTION:
When placing high-level IT workers, is there a preferred term? Sometimes they are referred to as contractors, other times as consultants.

Answer:
Staffing Industry Analysts recently did research into what contingent workers would like to be called. And the preferred term varied depending on hourly wage. Among workers earning more than $45 per hour, the top choice […]

107, 2015

¡Hola Latin America!

By |July 1st, 2015|

The region can provide myriad opportunities, but understand the market before expanding.

Research by Staffing Industry Analysts indicates of the large firms that use staffing services, 12% plan to expand their contingent workforces in South America in the next several years. That compares to 10% in Western Europe and 13% in Asia Pacific.

When buyers are moving […]

106, 2015

You Ask/ We Answer

By |June 1st, 2015|

QUESTION:

Government regulations can make doing business more complicated. US staffing firms have to contend with Affordable Care Act rules, OSHA regulations and more. But how does the US stack up when compared with other countries in terms of regulatory difficulty?

Answer:

Actually, the US still has a much lower regulatory burden on temporary staffing than others. It […]

106, 2015

New Neighbors

By |June 1st, 2015|

Meet staffing’s new neighbor, the “gig economy.”

Short-term jobs were always here, but gig economy firms take them to the next level. Firms in this space create online platforms to connect labor buyers with workers, who can be independent contractors reached via a mobile app.

Gig economy companies include online staffing firms such as Upwork and Freelancer.com […]