September 2015

109, 2015

Editor’s Letter: The Global Power 100

By |September 1st, 2015|

Hillary Rodham Clinton calls it the highest, hardest glass ceiling: the US presidency. As she readies herself to make that bid for the second time, women are fighting on many different fronts.

In the staffing industry, the glass is barely scratched. The numbers are bleak. Take our staffing 100 lists, where women tend to be greatly overshadowed. Our last published […]

109, 2015

Trends: Work Less, Do More?

By |September 1st, 2015|

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.

 

Work Less, Do More?

Unlimited vacation can boost productivity.

Thirty-nine percent of advertising and marketing executives believe office output would increase if employees could take time off whenever they wanted, as long […]

109, 2015

Benefit Of Counsel: You’re Covered

By and |September 1st, 2015|

Navigating the ACA’s common employer rule

As staffing firms and their clients work to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer shared responsibility rules, one particular feature of the final regulations seems to be causing a good deal of confusion: the special rule governing offers of coverage on behalf of other entities. Under this special […]

109, 2015

View from the Boardroom: Culture of Inclusion

By |September 1st, 2015|

The secret to attracting and retaining top talent
The concept of workplace culture has become incredibly fashionable. But for our company, creating a great culture is more than just a passing corporate fad; it has been at the core of our growth strategy for more than a decade.

To me, culture is what people believe and what […]

109, 2015

Global Power 100 — Women in Staffing, the North America 50

By , , and |September 1st, 2015|

Welcome to the inaugural Global Power 100 — Women in Staffing list. This list features the North America 50. Here’s how it all began.

We started publishing the Staffing 100 list in 2011. Two years later, we added Europe. The jubilation that accompanies the release of these lists got us thinking about doing a separate one […]

109, 2015

Healthy Growth

By |September 1st, 2015|

Expect a hiring surge in varied healthcare jobs

Healthcare employment will be on the rise for many years to come. Let’s take a look at some numbers. The size of the healthcare staffing industry, according to Staffing Industry Analysts, was $10.3 billion in 2014 and is expected to grow 7% this year. Meanwhile, according to the […]

109, 2015

Selling Smart: Losing the Contract

By |September 1st, 2015|

Knowledge and consistency prove critical to success

Several times a week, after reviewing a client’s pipeline report of opportunities believed to have an 80% probability of closing in the next 30 days, I have to tell the VP of sales quite the opposite: “Trust me when I tell you that you’re not going to win the […]

109, 2015

The Other Side: A Test Drive

By |September 1st, 2015|

Agencies allow candidates to find their passion while providing jobs

For those of us who love to criticize the staffing industry, it might come as a surprise to learn there are many things a staffing agency does right. Some of the benefits they provide allow young, “green” candidates to find their passion while earning a paycheck.
Application […]

109, 2015

The Buzz: Bridging the Gap

By |September 1st, 2015|

Testing goes beyond the résumé to highlight new grads’ actual abilities

Ask any hiring manager and you will hear the war for talent is heating up. At the same time, however, there is an ironic gap: millions of newly minted college graduates complain they can’t find work. What gives?

Part of the problem is a need for […]

109, 2015

By the Numbers: Mitigating Costs of ACA

By |September 1st, 2015|