October 2013

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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 […]

110, 2013

Beyond the Daily: October 2013

By |October 1st, 2013|

Trends That Matter
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.
Economic Outlook Lowered
Forecasters lower their estimate for 2013 and 2014 GDP growth.

The economic outlook for the U.S. over the next four years is weaker than projected […]

110, 2013

Straight Talk From the Customer: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

By |October 1st, 2013|

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
How you react when your customer dumps you can mean a future second chance
Breaking up, splitting up, getting dumped — they are all phrases used for when a relationship ends. Most of us have been on either end or both of these scenarios in our lives. The scenario exists in […]

110, 2013

Benefit of Counsel: Legally Acceptable

By and |October 1st, 2013|

Elements to consider when crafting a social media strategy
While social media outlets may be excellent platforms for staffing professionals to network and source candidates, myriad problems may result from improper or unlawful use of a company’s name, reputation or confidential information while using such social media. Here are a few.

Company identity. An employee’s use of […]

110, 2013

Research Report: After the Recession

By |October 1st, 2013|

After the Recession
What high unemployment means for staffing firms
This June marked the four-year anniversary of the end of the Great Recession, and now seems like a fitting time to assess the condition of the U.S. workforce and to examine the implications for owners and executives of staffing firms. We make three observations. First, historic levels […]

110, 2013

2013 Staffing 100

By , , , and |October 1st, 2013|

They came, they saw and they conquered. Then they stayed — in the staffing industry. Meet the stars of this year’s Staffing 100. These are the folks nominated by you and the Staffing Industry Analysts team.

 

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Perspective: Revolution and Evolution

By |October 1st, 2013|

The industry stands at an energizing crossroad
The staffing industry is in the midst of a 25-year business cycle that began with the adoption of Internet tools that have transformed the industry and will end with dramatic, yet subtle changes in the ways staffing firms interact with customers — hiring managers, gatekeepers, supply chains, current consultants […]

110, 2013

The Buzz: Proven and How

By |October 1st, 2013|

“Online Mobile Recruiting” for the Masses
Proving Itself
Proven got its start several years ago with two Stanford grads, Pablo Fuentes (now CEO) and Sean Falconer (now CTO).

Proven provides a much-needed mobile platform and set of tools that are designed to support local service workers in managing their employment. The idea, as TechCrunch reported in mid-2013: “Proven […]

110, 2013

White Paper: Workers’ Compensation: Hardening Markets and Non-Renewals

By |October 1st, 2013|

White paper on workers compensation sponsored by People 2.0.

To download the white paper in PDF form, click on this link:

 

 

110, 2013

White Paper: Six Strategies for Managing Workers’ Compensation Experience Modification Factors

By |October 1st, 2013|

White paper on workers compensation sponsored by World Wide Specialty Programs.