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Sharon Thomas

About Sharon Thomas

Sharon Thomas is Staffing Industry Analysts' managing editor. She can be reached at smthomas (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.

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2005, 2019

Ahead of the Curve

By |May 20th, 2019|

We include snippets from Staffing Industry Analysts research to focus on trends that shape and grow your
business. Corporate members have access to the full reports online.

Analyzing Salaries

What staffing firms pay staff by role, experience, segment and company size.

Median base salary is $45,000 for recruiters with three to five years’ experience at US staffing firms. Looking […]

2005, 2019

Compliance Branch

By |May 20th, 2019|

Facebook Job-Ad Settlement

Facebook reached a settlement in legal actions over how it targets employment, housing and credit advertising on its platform, the American Civil Liberties Union reported.

The lawsuits alleged Facebook’s paid ad platform enabled advertisers to exclude Facebook users from receiving job, housing or credit ads based on protected classes such as race, gender and […]

2503, 2019

Ahead of the Curve

By |March 25th, 2019|

We include snippets from Staffing Industry Analysts research to focus on trends that shape and grow your business. Corporate members have access to the full reports online.

Expansion Continues

Trends affecting the market in 2019

In 2019, the global economic expansion is expected to become the longest since the end of the Second World War. And while the Economist […]

2503, 2019

Compliance Branch

By |March 25th, 2019|

We include legal and regulatory updates to help keep your staffing firms compliant.

New H-1B Visa Process Finalized; Spouse Work Rights to End

US Citizenship and Immigration Services on Jan. 31 published a final rule changing the H-1B visa process. One change includes a new system that would require H-1B petitioners first to register electronically. Another reverses […]

2503, 2019

Working to Win

By , , and |March 25th, 2019|

A Harvard University study found that 80% of employee turnover stems from mistakes made during the hiring process. Little surprise then that the Best Staffing Firms to Work For grand prize winners are very deliberate about whom they bring on board. The fit for the job, however, is scrutinized by both the applicant and the […]

102, 2019

Ahead of the Curve

By |February 1st, 2019|

We include snippets from Staffing Industry Analysts research to focus on trends that shape and grow your business. Corporate members have access to the full reports online.

Beyond Compliance

IT in healthcare emerges as a line of business

Healthcare and social assistance in the US has expanded to a $1.5 trillion industry, accounting for 7.5% of US gross […]

102, 2019

Compliance Branch

By |February 1st, 2019|

The Co-Employment Pendulum

The National Labor Relations Board is on course to reverse direction on its joint-employer policies. The prior board, under the Obama Administration, broadly expanded the definition of joint-employment in 2015. A Trump-appointed board has proposed a rule returning to a narrower definition.

In the 2015 decision, the NLRB voted 3-2 to expand the definition […]

102, 2019

2019 Staffing 100

By , , , , , and |February 1st, 2019|

What’s the Staffing 100 really about? It’s about people. People helping people. People who create jobs, place others in them and drive the world of work. The 2019 Staffing 100 list, sponsored by Indeed, comprises those who create new models of work, drive efficiencies while running companies, influence legislation and introduce technologies that change how […]

1411, 2018

Trends That Matter: Keep Trying

By |November 14th, 2018|

We include 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.

Keep Trying

More is needed to improve working environments for women in tech.

In a survey by global staffing firm Harvey Nash, 31% of respondents said their organizations provide career […]

110, 2018

Trends That Matter: Give Me Dignity

By |October 1st, 2018|

We include 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.

Italy’s Senate approves law targeting temporary work and offshoring.

Italy’s Senate in August approved a decree to increase limits on temporary contracts and penalise firms that move production offshore. […]