Greg Palmer

About Greg Palmer

Greg Palmer is the former CEO of Remedy Temp Inc. and founder of GPalmer and Associates, a management-consulting firm focused on the staffing industry. You can find published GPalmer temp labor forecasts and related material on the GPalmer website

More Articles by Greg Palmer

106, 2016

Get The Chemistry Right

By |June 1st, 2016|

Some of the most stressful decisions facing a business owner when considering selling are whom to seek out as a buyer and, of course, how to prepare for such an endeavor. What are investors looking for? Questions such as who would be the right choice to keep the business going once sold or how does […]

109, 2015

Healthy Growth

By |September 1st, 2015|

Expect a hiring surge in varied healthcare jobs

Healthcare employment will be on the rise for many years to come. Let’s take a look at some numbers. The size of the healthcare staffing industry, according to Staffing Industry Analysts, was $10.3 billion in 2014 and is expected to grow 7% this year. Meanwhile, according to the […]

112, 2014

Bridging the Recruitment Gap

By |December 1st, 2014|

How staffing firms can take advantage of the skills shortage and put people to work
More than 4.1 million jobs go unfilled in the US every month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). On the surface, this sounds incomprehensible, especially when you consider there are 12 million workers who are unemployed, have quit looking […]

105, 2014

The M&A Saga: Collective wisdom from happy and not-so-happy staffing executives

By |May 1st, 2014|

Do you ever think about selling your business? Do you know when would be the right time or the right way to think about selling all or even part of your business? Have you ever wondered what’s the best way to maximize shareholder value and avoid making mistakes that you could regret later? If you […]

102, 2014

Re-Engineering Systems

By |February 1st, 2014|

As healthcare IT evolves, the opportunities for staffing firms expand
Through the HITECH Act of 2009, which was part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Congress created incentives for healthcare provider groups to implement electronic medical record (EMR) programs by the end of 2014, driving demand for information technology professionals in the healthcare arena.

When the […]

104, 2013

Gradual Ascent

By |April 1st, 2013|

Seven Steps to Scaling a Staffing Business
The dust has settled. The Great Recession is behind us and people are now thinking ahead. 2013 promises to be a good year for the industry, with 8 percent growth anticipated. As a result, one of the hottest topics of conversation in the industry today is how to successfully […]

2304, 2012

Acting Head: Interim executive staffing is a fast-growing niche

By |April 23rd, 2012|

Having a seasoned professional step into a leadership role to guide a company while it seeks a full- time, traditional executive offers businesses many options. Companies in trouble can use these executives to usher in difficult changes and alter their course. Others use the interim executive to clean house and get rid of the old […]

102, 2012

Hiring Hub: The growing trend of centralized recruiting

By |February 1st, 2012|

Reengineering models is a fact of business life. Pivoting and morphing are some terms that are commonly used for the process. The staffing market has had its share of developments. Over the last decade, one adaptation that has gained momentum in the U.S. staffing market is the centralized recruiting model. Here’s why.

Margin pressures — along […]