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2108, 2017

Sponsored Content: Are You in Control of Your Firm’s Rep?

By |August 21st, 2017|

From a potential client checking online reviews of your company to a job applicant checking with his or her network before sending a résumé, you can safely assume anyone engaging with a staffing firm today can — and will — check out that firm’s reputation before making any commitment.

This means cultivating a strong staffing brand […]

2305, 2017

Piece by Piece

By |May 23rd, 2017|

Mergers and acquisitions are a common feature of the ever-evolving staffing industry landscape. Roughly 8% of US staffing firms are acquired in any given year, according to an estimate last year by Staffing Industry Analysts, the publisher of this magazine. But 2016 saw a downswing in M&A activity, with the number of publicly announced deals […]

105, 2017

Changing Colors

By |May 1st, 2017|

Talent marketplaces, online staffing, crowdsourcing, human cloud — they all add up to an ever-increasing collection of terminology to describe the connection of people with work. And then there is the freelancer management system, or FMS, one of the now-venerable terms in this talent lexicon.

Staffing Industry Analysts defines FMS as “a cloud-based workforce management platform […]

105, 2017

Sponsored Content: The Old Order No More

By |May 1st, 2017|

Last month, the US hit the significant milestone of our president’s first 100 days in office. The first few months of the new administration have been marked by significant changes, and we can expect more to come. Employers and staffing professionals alike need to figure out how to navigate the changes associated with this government.

Jim […]

105, 2017

The Business of Safety

By |May 1st, 2017|

Over the years, temp worker accidents have been publicized with staffing firms and clients sometimes being castigated for violations at the client site. Some believe that temporary workers may be more likely to suffer injuries than directly hired workers. And some industry insiders argue that in many cases, it is the buyers of staffing services […]

2703, 2017

Sponsored Content: A Multigenerational Breed

By |March 27th, 2017|

Fresh-faced graduates working alongside Baby Boomers. Generation X directing interns who are Generation Y. This is the face of today’s workforce in many US organizations. And these varied age groups are often working for the same employer at the same time. This creates challenges for staffing companies and their clients. Members of each generation have […]

902, 2017

Meet the 2017 Influencers

By , , , and |February 9th, 2017|

Welcome to the 2017 Staffing 100. We have several new entrants to the list and profiling these leaders reveals how the workforce solutions ecosystem has evolved. Yes, we call it the Staffing 100 list, but we have a host of executives whose companies reflect the world of work: recruitment process outsourcing, MSP and VMS providers […]

902, 2017

Sponsored Content: Accelerating Growth

By |February 9th, 2017|

Competition is fierce. Profit margins are thin. Staffing firms are exhausting all options to gain more strategic advantages and get ahead. For one, many are looking to outsourcing non-core business activities to operate more efficiently and lower costs. Another continuing trend is fueling growth via mergers or acquisitions. In this highly fragmented industry that is […]

111, 2016

Sponsored Content: Empowering Women

By |November 1st, 2016|

Gender equality has been at the forefront of discussions in media, politics and the workplace. However, the gender gap is still at 79.6%, and has remained relatively unchanged since 2000, according to the National Committee on Pay Equity. And the pay gap is just one, albeit core, problem. There are also other controversial and complicated […]

111, 2016

Global Power 100 — Women in Staffing North America 50

By , , , , and |November 1st, 2016|

These are the convictions shared by the women in our 2016 Global Power 100 — Women in Staffing, the North America 50 list. When we decided last year to design a new list to celebrate women in the industry, it was to chronicle the achievements of a group who dominated the industry but only at […]