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2305, 2017

‘I hope to be the chief threat to the VMS’

By |May 23rd, 2017|

* Photograph by Andrea Flanagan

The IQNavigator/Beeline merger, announced in December 2016, made waves in our ecosystem, creating new alliances and reshaping old. Along with the merger, Beeline was spun off from Adecco to private equity firm GTCR. The new, combined company is the second-largest VMS provider, according to data from Staffing Industry Analysts, the publisher […]

105, 2017

Where Are We Headed?

By |May 1st, 2017|

The near-future legal environment for the staffing industry depends largely, but not entirely, on the work of the Trump administration and the slight Republican majorities in Congress. President Trump expects to engage with Congress and with his own executive branch in the hope of producing pro-business changes beyond what the current politically divisive environment might […]

2703, 2017

Culture Power

By , , , and |March 27th, 2017|

If companies could bottle and sell what makes their employees happy and productive, they’d make a fortune. However, there are some staffing firms who may not have done exactly that but have created cultures that make their employees feel valued. That approach has consistently boosted the bottom line.

And this is not a new phenomenon. Workforce […]

1510, 2016

2016 Staffing 100 Europe

By , , , , and |October 15th, 2016|

A serious, loyal readership base: You. And I am happy to announce the 2016 Europe Staffing 100 list that celebrates your success. We want to keep you coming back for more with content and research that you find engaging and — more importantly — useful for your business. But this time around, it’s about singing your praises. […]

110, 2016

A Bold New Generation: Influential millennials in staffing

By , , , and |October 1st, 2016|

Who are they? The millennials in our list are those born between 1982 and 2000. (However, these boundaries are not set in stone, with varied organizations differing slightly on the dates.) Also known as Gen Y, this demographic cohort following Gen X has surpassed the baby boomers as the nation’s largest living generation, according to […]

109, 2016

New Orbits

By |September 1st, 2016|

The numbers are impressive. But the growth is all about the people. 2016 again marks a new high in the number of companies on the list of fastest-growing staffing firms. There are 112 firms on this year’s list, compared to 102 on last year’s. What these firms have in common is what helped fuel growth: […]

108, 2016

The Next GIG Thing

By |August 1st, 2016|

They are no longer the new kids on the block. Online staffing and companies in the human cloud may have been new entrants just a short time ago. But now they have grabbed the attention of the ecosystem. They are not just getting noticed — they are also evolving to the point where they are […]

106, 2016

Get The Chemistry Right

By |June 1st, 2016|

Some of the most stressful decisions facing a business owner when considering selling are whom to seek out as a buyer and, of course, how to prepare for such an endeavor. What are investors looking for? Questions such as who would be the right choice to keep the business going once sold or how does […]

305, 2016

Up at Night

By |May 3rd, 2016|

Threats that go bump in the night, keeping CEOs up, is common in business. But there are some risks that can impact the staffing industry that keep the C-suite pacing the floors, burning the midnight oil.

We spoke with several experts about some of the risks. Yes, many of these top-of-mind issues can’t completely be erased as they are […]

103, 2016

When Work Is Fun

By , , and |March 1st, 2016|

When Work is fun. Staffing firms have taken this maxim to heart. They believe investing in building the right company culture yields the right rate of investment.

Staffing Industry Analysts’ seventh annual Best Staffing Firms to Work For contest reveals it’s about giving employees what they want. From treating employees like family to providing ongoing training […]