Editor’s Letter

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 […]

1910, 2021

Editor’s Note

By |October 19th, 2021|

Getting on SIA’s list of Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms at any time is no mean achievement. But after a year like 2020, it takes on a whole new meaning. The industry — temporary staffing, direct hire and retained search — was down by 11%, according to SIA data. Yet, the 52 firms on this year’s […]

1510, 2021

Editor’s Note

By |October 15th, 2021|

As my team compiled the profiles of the Staffing 100 Europe honourees this year, what stood out was the industry’s “coming back” power. From a decline of 11% in 2020, SIA forecasts the global staffing market will grow by 12% in 2021. We further forecast many important staffing markets in Europe and Asia will grow […]

2007, 2021

Editor’s Note

By |July 20th, 2021|

They are the next generation of leaders committed to connecting people with jobs. I am proud to introduce you to this intrepid group of career builders, the 2021 40 Under 40.

Five years ago, we celebrated our first class of the staffing industry 40 Under 40. It is important for us to continue to share the […]

1705, 2021

Editor’s Note

By |May 17th, 2021|

I am pumped to publish our inaugural DE&I Influencers list.

This is the newest member to join the SIA family of editorial lists. I am proud of all our lists, but our Diversity Equity & Influencers – US and Canada list has certain nuances that need highlighting.

As a research and advisory firm, SIA takes its mission […]

1803, 2021

Editor’s Note

By |March 18th, 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

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 […]

1711, 2020

Editor’s Letter

By |November 17th, 2020|

When SIA launched the Global Power 150 — Women In Staffing list in 2015, it was to raise the visibility of women in the industry by showcasing their contributions. Why? Despite the fact there are large numbers of women in the ecosystem, the numbers of females in the C-suite and boardroom are pitifully small. Our […]

2209, 2020

Editor’s Letter

By |September 22nd, 2020|

The last nine months have seen a global pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement, the run-up to the 2020 presidential election and the California wildfires — just to mention a few of the major events. Hitting one’s numbers has not been a priority. In fact, it’s been about staying afloat.

So it gives me great pleasure […]

2107, 2020

Editor’s Letter

By |July 21st, 2020|

The month of June saw the US Supreme Court rejecting the Trump administration’s efforts to dismantle DACA, a program protecting undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children. And in another landmark ruling, the court found that workplace discrimination based on an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity is prohibited by Title VII of the […]