January/February 2018

1402, 2018

Editor’s Letter

By |February 14th, 2018|

You hear it all the time. One of the biggest issues facing us is the shortage of talent. Where is the supply? How do we increase the pool of talent so the economy benefits? Kudos to the 2018 Staffing 100 who dedicate their careers — in different ways — to working on this issue.

2018’s Staffing […]

1402, 2018

Trends That Matter: A Tipping Point

By |February 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.

A Tipping Point

Facial recognition and biometrics already benefit staffing.

Apple’s adoption of facial recognition has put biometrics on the map, but facial recognition has already proven to be extremely […]

1402, 2018

Benefit of Counsel: In Hail and Storm

By and |February 14th, 2018|

In times of unexpected facility closures due to events such as inclement weather, what is the responsibility of the staffing provider with regard to the workers’ pay? Whether a worker must be paid if a client company is closed depends on the employee’s exempt or nonexempt status.

Exempt. The Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers to […]

1402, 2018

How Will Your Garden Grow?

By |February 14th, 2018|

Staffing Industry Analysts measures many different facets of the workforce solutions ecosystem — from staffing firms to job boards to managed service providers and vendor management systems. It takes a huge collective effort to put these various estimates and forecasts together and, given differences in reporting formats, it’s only once the year comes to an […]

1402, 2018

Staffing 100: The Human Touch

By , , , , and |February 14th, 2018|

Meet the Staffing 100 class of 2018. Innovative and committed to the human capital cause, these honorees are doing what it takes to elevate our ecosystem. Nominated by you, our advisors and the SIA team, these influencers are devoted to improving the human condition — as evidenced by their numerous charitable endeavors. But what drives […]

1302, 2018

AI Opportunity

By |February 13th, 2018|

The rise of data science has already reshaped the skills IT organizations covet and the talent they are cultivating. Now, the next wave of digital change has the power to reshape the talent needs of today’s IT organizations.

Digital Waves: Past & Present

The digital era has been an unquenchable age for IT talent acquisition. This year […]

1302, 2018

Hi-Tech Pitch

By |February 13th, 2018|

Many could argue that technology is diluting the human experience in B2C sales and overall customer engagement. Digital disruptors like big data and artificial intelligence present challenges to the sales profession, especially alongside online retail giants who can provide customer service simply through chatbots. In order to continually add value to their roles and to […]

1302, 2018

Before Day One

By |February 13th, 2018|

Starting a new job can feel overwhelming. On top of the nervousness and excitement typically associated with starting a new job, workers are often faced with figuring out their new firms’ facilities, culture and processes — on their own.

The experience can be even more intimidating for temporary employees, who might not know whom to ask […]

1302, 2018

By the Numbers: Use of Workforce Solutions Management Strategies

By |February 13th, 2018|