November/December 2021

1511, 2021

Editor’s Note

By |November 15th, 2021|

Covid-19 has wiped away much of the progress made by women across the workforce, exacting a toll that has left women burned out — increasingly more so than men. While research by leading groups indicates that women have made important gains in leadership, other evidence reveals that women of color are not advancing in the […]

1511, 2021

Research Report: The Broken Rung

By |November 15th, 2021|

Recently published findings from the World Economic Forum’s 2021 Global Gender Gap Report estimate that it will take an average of 135.6 years for women and men to reach parity on a range of factors worldwide. This estimate grew by a whopping 36 years in the space of only one year, marking the largest widening […]

1511, 2021

By The Numbers

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1511, 2021

Trends that Matter: Tax Traps

By |November 15th, 2021|

Some common payroll issues staffing firms face and how to deal with them.

Payroll taxes are often complicated for companies with stable and settled workforces; staffing companies have all of the same issues as traditional employers, but with higher volumes and additional technical issues. While there are no easy solutions, below are some issues to be […]

1511, 2021

View from Boardroom: It’s Now

By |November 15th, 2021|

It’s time to retire the phrase the future of work; that future is today’s now of work. Business leaders need to pay attention. It’s long been said that the best way to predict the future is to create it. That’s exactly what’s playing out today as many businesses adjust — sometimes scramble — to meet […]

1511, 2021

Buyer Reality: The 5 W’s

By |November 15th, 2021|

The problem: Inability to provide a sustainable talent stream to meet your buyer’s needs.

Solution: Focus on the five W’s and the H and what you can do to help provide the value the buyer seeks.

There are thousands of staffing suppliers in the industry — around 28,000 in the US, according to the US Census Bureau […]

1511, 2021

Benefit of Counsel: Keeping It Just

By |November 15th, 2021|

Since this issue focuses on women in the industry, it’s fitting to ask: How has the Covid-19 pandemic impacted women in the workplace and women in staffing, and what might it mean for employers and the staffing industry legally?

The biggest change we have seen in the workplace has been the rise of remote work. Pre-Covid, […]

1511, 2021

Global Power 150 — Women in Staffing list

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Gender inequality is a pressing moral and social issue. Further, the world is facing a critical challenge to improve parity between men and women. This challenge also presents an economic opportunity: A McKinsey Global Institute report found that the global economy could see a $12 trillion boost to its GDP by 2025 with the advancement […]

1511, 2021

TECH + JOBS

By |November 15th, 2021|

Software developer jobs to see big gains by 2030

Software developer jobs will see some of the largest growth among all occupational categories through 2030, according to an analysis by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

It found that employment in the occupational category “software developers and software quality assurance analysts and testers” would grow by 409,500 […]

1511, 2021

The Buzz: Truly Blue

By |November 15th, 2021|

The global pandemic and resulting restrictions have radically changed consumers’ habits, with online shopping becoming the norm. At the same time, Covid has set limits to a globalizing economy and demand for a manufacturing workforce is skyrocketing. As a result, the inventory-to-sales ratio of third-party logistics has recently reached its lowest point in 20 years. […]