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Subadhra Sriram

About Subadhra Sriram

Subadhra Sriram is Editor & Publisher of Media Products at Staffing Industry Analysts. Sriram interviews industry thought leaders and reports on trends, best practices, legislation and compliance in the CW management space. Her analysis and opinions are designed to put CW issues into context and to stimulate strategic thinking with her readers.

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107, 2014

The Final Act: Will VMS fulfill buyer expectations while addressing supplier needs?

By |July 1st, 2014|

If the history of vendor management systems were to be played out in a movie, the opening scene would consist of a young, scrappy VMS being chased by angry, well-dressed staffing companies who want VMS off their turf. Later, we would see staffing companies reluctantly tolerating the VMS, who has won the favor of the […]

102, 2014

Editor’s Letter: The Forum Effect

By |February 1st, 2014|

I call it the Forum effect. As the editorial team gears up for the 23rd Executive Forum in San Diego, we have started talking about standing out. And it’s not because we have a sudden urge to prove that we are unique. It’s the theme of the 2014 Executive Forum: Differentiate or Dissolve.

There has been […]

102, 2014

‘I’m a Massive Fan’

By |February 1st, 2014|

Peter Sheahan on the staffing industry and the next big opportunity
As founder and CEO of ChangeLabs, a global consultancy firm that has helped many companies distinguish themselves from the pack, Peter Sheahan believes there’s an opportunity for staffing firms to get ahead in the talent game. But they need to get strategic rather than being […]

110, 2013

Editor’s Letter: The Staffing 100

By |October 1st, 2013|

Dear Reader,

I am delighted to introduce our new 2013 Staffing 100 lineup. This list of industry influencers includes mavericks, established CEOs, entrepreneurs, visionaries — quite an eclectic collection, but all key drivers of the continuing success of our industry.

When we started this annual list three years ago, little did we think it would evolve into […]

109, 2013

You Ask/We Answer: Online Staffing

By |September 1st, 2013|

What is the future of online staffing?
Question: We’ve heard about online staffing. Are buyers really using it?

Answer: Of the large buyers — those with more than 1,000 employees — who have heard of online staffing, currently eight percent are using it.

However, among hiring managers across all companies who have heard of online staffing, 45 percent […]

109, 2013

Benefit of Counsel: Whose Property Is It, Anyway?

By |September 1st, 2013|

Ownership of intellectual property created by ICs has its own set of rules
When it comes to independent contractors (ICs), most staffing companies and their clients worry about making sure they are classified properly — that is, making sure that those workers paid on a 1099 or “corp-to-corp” basis are bona fide ICs.

Most companies forget, though, […]

109, 2013

Center Stage: Nurturing the business

By |September 1st, 2013|

What sets apart the fastest-growing staffing firm in the US
Intellect Resources ranks No. 1 on this year’s list of fastest-growing U.S. staffing firms produced by Staffing Industry Analysts. Intellect Resources posted compound annual revenue growth of 125.5 percent from 2008 through 2012. The Greensboro, N.C.-based firm was formed in 1999 and specializes in healthcare information […]

108, 2013

You Ask/We Answer

By |August 1st, 2013|

Is VMS and MSP usage still maintaining strong growth?
Question: One of our best clients has recently adopted an MSP with a VMS. Should we expect more of our clients to do the same?

Answer: Buyers’ use of VMS and MSP grew steadily for several years, but their use of vendor management systems and managed service providers […]

106, 2013

You Ask/We Answer

By |June 1st, 2013|

What’s in Store for the Office/Clerical Segment?
Question: What do you think are the long-term prospects for office/clerical staffing?

Answer: That’s a tough segment. It has the lowest historical growth rate among all temporary staffing segments; compound annualized growth over the last 10 years has been dead zero, and adjusted for inflation it actually declined 1.9 percent […]

104, 2013

Letter From the Editor

By |April 1st, 2013|

Dear Reader, Want to hire great people? Get on the Best Staffing Firms to Work For list. It is the ultimate report card on how you treat your employees.

Being named Best Place to Work makes it easier for a company to attract and retain top talent.

Let me throw out some numbers. Ninety-two percent of companies that […]