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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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103, 2013

Perspective: Get Your Name Out

By |March 1st, 2013|

Why the Book of Lists is an easy marketing tool
“Of all the marketing tactics staffing firms can employ, the Book of Lists has the highest bang to buck.” — Jon Osborne, Staffing Industry Analysts’ VP of research and editorial.

What if I said giving an hour of your time could land your firm’s information in front […]

102, 2013

Letter From the Editor

By |February 1st, 2013|

When your child turns 18, it’s a big deal. So, happy 18th birthday Staffing Industry Review. It’s been an exciting journey. I have to thank you, our readers, for your support. Yes, we know that you have many demands on your time. Competing with the proliferation of interesting news and views on TV and the […]

102, 2013

Reading the Numbers: Staffing Industry Analysts’ experts discuss 2013 trends

By |February 1st, 2013|

It’s been an interesting pattern over the last decade for the staffing industry. If one looked back to 2000 it would seem then that staffing industry growth would go on forever. It didn’t. But what stands out is the shift in the way labor is procured.

What we have been witnessing over the last decade is […]

2903, 2012

Letter from the Editor

By |March 29th, 2012|

What are staffing firms looking for? High up on your list of priorities is to have a team that is engaged and produces great bottom-line results.

Workplace gurus say firms that take care of their internal workers outperform their competitors. Our research corroborates this. That’s one good reason to take our “Best Staffing Firms to Work […]

2903, 2012

Good Job, Thumbs Up

By |March 29th, 2012|

Temps rate the firms that place them
Do you love your job? Even in a tough job market, we found many temporary workers who do. And yes, interesting assignments, caring coworkers and stints abroad play a role. But here is what is remarkable: These folks were hired by staffing agencies that placed them in the right […]

103, 2012

Nip and Tuck Those Expenses

By |March 1st, 2012|

Cost-cutting strategies for the times
It’s a perennial concern. Costs. Good times or bad, staffing firms have to watch their purse strings. Of course, it’s a lot easier when the economy is booming and businesses have the money to expand. There is wiggle room and cutting costs is not the top priority. Today, however, as the […]

103, 2012

Give Them Carrots

By |March 1st, 2012|

Chester Elton makes worker appreciation fun and profitable
It’s a status that many covet. But not all companies can be a best place to work for. And that’s Chester Elton’s shtick. He helps businesses create a workplace where people are proud to show up every day. Google, Zappos.com and Boston Consulting Group are the poster children […]

103, 2012

You Ask, We Answer: Industry says temps will power 22 percent of workforce

By |March 1st, 2012|

Question: Which industry is planning the biggest increase in its temporary workforce?

Answer: Buyers in the energy/chemical industry plan the largest increase in the percent of their total workforce that is contingent, according to the 2011 Contingent Buyer Survey conducted by Staffing Industry Analysts. Taking part in the survey were 236 respondents from large companies of […]

102, 2012

You Ask, We Answer: What about E-Verify?

By |February 1st, 2012|

50% of staffing buyers say they don’t require it
Question: How many staffing firms use E-Verify?

Answer: E-Verify is a Web-based system run by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that uses the Social Security Number of a newly hired worker to check if he or she is legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Some states require […]

102, 2012

The Wild Wild East: India’s emerging staffing market

By |February 1st, 2012|

This is the second in a series of snapshots of staffing climates in various countries around the globe. Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram interviews Pradeep Mittal, CEO of a 5,000-strong IT staffing and solutions company, Magna Infotech Private Ltd., headquartered in Hyderabad. Mittal believes that the Indian staffing market will quadruple in the next decade […]