Covid-19

1910, 2021

View From the Boardroom: Improved by Covid

By |October 19th, 2021|

As staffing company leaders, it’s likely that we share a common experience during the pandemic. The past few months may have revealed strengths you didn’t know that you and your team had — and maybe some deficits, too.

In my own company, our healthcare staffing, search and technology businesses experienced tsunamis of highs and lows. As […]

1510, 2021

After the Mandate

By |October 15th, 2021|

Right now, it’s a wait-and-see for the exact wording in an emergency temporary standard from the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration regarding President Joe Biden’s proposed workplace Covid-19 vaccination mandate.

Official wording has not yet arrived, though OSHA has reportedly submitted its emergency temporary standard to the Office of Management and Budget. However, the vaccine […]

2209, 2021

Tested by Covid-19

By |September 22nd, 2021|

Even before Covid-19, America faced a shortage of physicians and nurses. The pandemic further challenged our industry to innovate and embrace a change management mindset. Like other companies, healthcare staffing companies faced a dramatic choice: quickly adapt to the upended healthcare environment while simultaneously meeting the needs of healthcare workers, or get left behind.

Public health […]

3011, 2020

Filling a Vital Need

By and |November 30th, 2020|

Demand for certain types of nurses and other healthcare professionals is rising across the US as the Covid-19 pandemic surges in the country. Bill rates are up, with some providers seeing increases of 30% to 40% — some hospitals are paying nurses as much as $8,000 to $10,000 per week, Kaiser [...]

106, 2020

Back to Work

By |June 1st, 2020|

Virtually all of the US population was recently subject to stay-at-home orders. As states begin lifting restrictions that allow employees to return to work, staffing firms in particular face a myriad of legal pitfalls and logistical challenges as they recall employees — both their own as well as temporary workers to send on assignments — […]

1905, 2020

Guiding the Way Forward

By |May 19th, 2020|

As an industry, we find ourselves in unprecedented times. While we have all likely navigated choppy economic waters in the past, many of the challenges presented by today’s global health crisis are new to our industry — at least in the size and scale we are facing. With the immediate global economic conditions uncertain, leaders […]

1905, 2020

Navigating the Crisis

By |May 19th, 2020|

How an organization responds in a time of crisis defines their worldview and shapes their message of employee value moving forward. At no time is this more evident than now. Talent — contingent and full-time employees — are watching to see how they and their peers are being treated.

The employment industry inherently focuses on the […]

705, 2020

PPP: Act fast

By |May 7th, 2020|

The SBA Paycheck Protection Program aims to help companies survive by providing a direct incentive to keep employees on the payroll during the Covid-19 crisis. Qualifying staffing firms need to act fast if they are interested in taking part.

Companies jumped on the first tranche in early March, which provided $349 billion in funding, but that […]

2104, 2020

Moving Forward

By |April 21st, 2020|

When the Covid-19 crisis erupted, it was like nothing before. The staffing industry — like others — is bracing itself for the toll the pandemic is having on the economy.

“I don’t think anybody knew how quickly the onslaught of this would come,” says Jim Nichiporuk, VP of enterprise sales strategy and delivery at staffing provider […]

1604, 2020

The Impact of Covid-19 in Europe

By |April 16th, 2020|

As the world lives in various stages of lockdown meant to slow the spread of Covid-19 and the virus that causes it, the novel coronavirus, staffing firms across Europe and the UK are doing what it takes to ensure the health and safety of all their workers as well as deal with the business situation.

The […]