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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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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. […]

110, 2018

Staffing 100 Europe

By , and |October 1st, 2018|

Meet SIA’s 2018 Europe Staffing 100. This annual list features the foremost leaders in Europe’s workforce solutions ecosystem. In a dynamic space rife with innovation, we have the pleasure of highlighting professionals influencing the world of work and managing its meteoric changes.

They bring us jobs that we can’t do without. But placing people in jobs […]

110, 2018

Trends That Matter: Getting Ghosted?

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.

Getting Ghosted?

Candidates say disappearing on a potential employer is acceptable.

Overall, more than half of job seekers, 55%, said they abandon up to five job applications during the […]

2208, 2018

Trends That Matter: A Foot Out the Door

By |August 22nd, 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.

A Foot Out the Door

Counteroffers only delay the inevitable; employees still end up leaving.

Staff members who accept counteroffers typically leave the company in less than two years anyway, […]

2208, 2018

2018 40 Under 40

By , , , , and |August 22nd, 2018|

The 40 Under 40 Class of 2018 represents the next generation of leaders in the workforce solutions ecosystem. They are driven by a
passionate desire to better the lives of people. Embracing innovation, this faction invented new models, created products that helped existing businesses, found novel ways to source talent and, in some cases, ran operations so efficiently that […]