October 2014

1510, 2014

Editor’s Letter: The Staffing 100

By |October 15th, 2014|

Meet the cream of the staffing industry crop of 2014. This is the fourth year publishing The Staffing 100 list. And the editorial team never tires of the raves that accompany many of these nominations. After all, these are the game changers in our industry, those who have taken staffing to a whole new level.

Computing […]

1510, 2014

Beyond the Daily: Screen Right, Who’s the Boss?, Check the Review

By |October 15th, 2014|

Screen right
Background check tip: Categories can create consistency.

Commissioning a pre-employment criminal background search can feel like a dizzying experience to many hiring organizations. In fact, almost 40 percent of those who order criminal background checks are uncertain about the process, a 2014 survey by First Advantage found.

Organizations should consider creating job-specific screening packages that can […]

1510, 2014

Benefit of Counsel: Legal Watch

By |October 15th, 2014|

The Supreme Court’s fall season has implications for staffing firms and other employers
The current session of the U.S. Supreme Court promises to impact staffing industry companies and our clients. Lurking in the shadows of recent headline cases, like the Hobby Lobby and Noel Canning decisions, are others that will affect private sector employers on the […]

1510, 2014

Straight Talk From the Customer: A Matter of Health

By |October 15th, 2014|

Contingent worker quality effects are far-reaching for Lilly
It is possible you or someone close to you are the end customer of Eli Lilly and Company’s contingent worker program, because these individuals may be involved in the process of making the medicines you or your family members take. They may also be involved in the discovery […]

1510, 2014

Expert’s Corner: Reach for the Stars

By |October 15th, 2014|

How to build a world-class talent community
As global commerce strengthens, talent acquisition professionals are suffering an exodus of talent into retirement, other careers and the arms of competitors. One emerging approach to combat this is the use of “online talent communities,” which can strengthen a company’s ability to compete and produce significant results for talent […]

1510, 2014

2014 Staffing 100

By , , , and |October 15th, 2014|

Meet the luminaries who helped influence how and where you work. This list of the 100 most influential people in North American staffing — nominated by you and the Staffing Industry Analysts team — includes those who helped shape an approximately $147.5 billion North American staffing market.

It’s a brave new world. And many of these […]

1510, 2014

Power Seller: Get That ‘A’

By |October 15th, 2014|

Adopt the Five Cs of selling and win customers
In my job I get the unique opportunity to see how contingent workforce programs work globally, across industries and categories. What I find most interesting is the striking commonality of factors that make the difference for suppliers wishing to participate in these programs. I believe that by […]

1510, 2014

The Other Side: On the Same Page

By |October 15th, 2014|

Set expectations, iron out details for successful project completion
I have never settled for the status quo. That attitude has helped me to work from home with a legitimate business.

We all have different expectations of the same situations. When it comes to matters of business, however, it is best to set out the expectations of each […]

1510, 2014

The Buzz: Missing Link

By |October 15th, 2014|

Learning to connect businesses and budding STEM talent
By Andrew Karpie

Over the last 10 years, we’ve seen how LinkedIn leveraged its massive professional social network platform to become a major player in the talent engagement/recruiting space. Now, a 4-year-old startup in Silicon Valley called Piazza is extending its now well-established online education support platform to help […]

1510, 2014

By the Numbers: Internal staffing firm workers

By |October 15th, 2014|

Besides increased pay and benefits, what makes internal staffing firm workers happier?
Median compensation for internal staffing firm workers.
What incentives are most appreciated?