January/February 2021

1602, 2021

Editor’s Note

By |February 16th, 2021|

SIA published its first Staffing 100 list in 2011. At the time, the North American market was $105.4 billion in size. Forward to 2021 and our 10th Staffing 100 list where our 2021 honorees helped shape a $126.9 billion market. The last 10 years are a testament to the resilience of the industry and our […]

1602, 2021

A New Wave

By |February 16th, 2021|

Direct sourcing is not a new market trend. There have always been employers with the confidence and brand profile to go it alone and leverage their own internal candidate pools of former employees, retirees and applicants via their own applicant tracking systems.

The demand for direct sourcing has been quite cyclical in nature — someone in […]

1602, 2021

By the Numbers

By |February 16th, 2021|

1602, 2021

A New Focus

By |February 16th, 2021|

As someone who heads sales — my job frequently puts me on an airplane whether to visit clients or attend SIA-hosted events with hundreds of people in attendance — I had to learn to adapt to my new world. And, like so many similar to me, we had to do a reset and learn how […]

1602, 2021

Prepare to Thrive

By |February 16th, 2021|

Company leaders spend a lot of time planning for the unexpected — whether that’s a shift in operations or an outside factor that causes us to alter course as a business. Yet, despite all planning, no one anticipated the great disruptor of 2020: Covid-19.

In the early days of 2020, it could have been easy to […]

1602, 2021

Knocking Down Barriers

By |February 16th, 2021|

As we navigate the economic and labor-market fallout from Covid-19, staffing companies and their clients are struggling with an ever-widening talent gap. We need to have the right skillsets to rebuild and accelerate businesses, but qualified people who want to work are hard to find. At the same time, far too many people in America […]

1602, 2021

The Travel Nurse

By and |February 16th, 2021|

Courageous. Compassionate. Resilient. Empathetic. Selfless. Travel nurses have been at the forefront of the Covid-19 crisis. For all these reasons and more, Staffing Industry Analysts chose the travel nurse as Person of the Year for 2021. These healthcare professionals have put their ...

1402, 2021

2021 Staffing 100

By , , , , , and |February 14th, 2021|

Placing people in jobs is hard in any economy. But 2020 threw the employment rulebook out of the window. Our ecosystem — staffing companies, MSPs, VMSs, RPO providers, human cloud platforms — cratered. Staffing Industry Analysts revised its forecast to project a 17% overall revenue decline last year. Covid-19 had brought an abrupt end to […]

1402, 2021

Staffing 100 Hall of Fame

By |February 14th, 2021|

The Staffing 100 was launched in 2011, and in 2017, we introduced the Staffing 100 Hall of Fame. For their pursuit of excellence, empowerment of others, perseverance, integrity and strength, these 51 executives have since been enshrined into the hall. Their influence on the industry is deep and lasting, and we salute their accomplishments.

1402, 2021

Latin America 25

By |February 14th, 2021|

This year marks our fifth listing of the Latin America 25. These staffing executives helped guide an $11 billion industry through a tumultuous 2020. While the staffing industry in the Latin America region shares some similarities with that in the US and Canada, there are some differences, including that it faces regulatory headwinds in some […]