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2011, 2017

Marketing by Design

By |November 20th, 2017|

Marketing seldom gets the attention it deserves in the talent acquisition ecosphere. The landscape, however, has dramatically evolved as marketing strategies increasingly play a part in staffing agencies’ growth.

Marketing professionals in the staffing industry no longer simply generate newsletters, press releases and websites; they have developed into bona fide business partners, invested in the strategies […]

2011, 2017

Proper Engagement

By |November 20th, 2017|

The rapid pace of technological change has altered the recruitment process, providing candidates and end users with myriad choices. The goal is to leverage technologies that enable recruiters and staffing firms to more efficiently find the right talent. Claudette Cunitz, Monster’s vice president and a former ASA board member, looks at how staffing companies can […]

2011, 2017

Watch Those Requests

By |November 20th, 2017|

There has been voluminous news coverage of the individual and employer mandates imposed by the Affordable Care Act, but little has been reported about the health insurance mandates imposed on staffing suppliers by their customers.

The ACA’s employer mandate regulations include a sloppy discussion suggesting that assigned employees could be counted as common law employees of […]

2609, 2017

2017 Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing, the North America 50

By , , , , and |September 26th, 2017|

Getting to the top of the corporate ladder is no easy feat. And women must excel almost to the point of being superhuman to even attempt cracking the glass ceiling. The good news? Some ground has been broken. Let’s take the iconic Fortune 500 list for 2017. The number of women CEOs on that list […]

2609, 2017

Visionaries and Innovators

By |September 26th, 2017|

As advances in technology continue to evolve and reshape the staffing industry, women are increasingly taking on leadership roles. Penny Queller, senior vice president and general manager of staffing for Monster, has seen women’s contributions up close in her more than 20 years in staffing. She discusses her path in the industry, the contributions that […]

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 […]