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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 — […]

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 […]

804, 2020

Fighting the Fight

By and |April 8th, 2020|

As the fight against Covid-19 rages on, forecasts say the US has already entered a recession. However, a number of healthcare staffing firms report increased demand for staff by hospitals and others.

“We have definitely seen an uptick in crisis response style orders,” says April Hansen, executive VP of workforce solutions and clinical services at Aya […]

3003, 2020

Working Through the Crisis

By |March 30th, 2020|

The IT staffing sector is feeling the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, with many clients needing their consultants to work from home and everyone being concerned about staying healthy. Covid-19 is hitting client industries, although some are faring a bit better than others. Among IT staffing firms, they are seeing reductions in demand and some […]

1203, 2020

Industry Responds to Covid-19

By |March 12th, 2020|

As the Covid-19 outbreak worsens, many staffing firms are scrambling to protect their workers and deal with the impact that has been felt so far. Companies in some sectors have already seen client companies cut back, while some healthcare staffing firms have seen an increase in demand for their services.

The magnitude of Covid-19’s impact remains […]

412, 2019

Deal Now or Wait

By |December 4th, 2019|

Selling can be the ultimate end-goal for many staffing firm owners, and that bodes well as far as the market goes. Of late, it’s been holding up satisfactorily, with private equity having a significant presence.

Staffing merger-and-acquisition activity in the US remains robust, according to several M&A specialists. “Over the past two years — and this […]

3010, 2019

The Gig Navigator

By |October 30th, 2019|

Should a worker get behind the wheel as a Lyft driver? Or might a job helping people move through a different app such as Tiptapp be preferable?

A startup called AppJobs.com aims to help online workers navigate the gig economy/human cloud landscape by letting them rate human cloud platforms, share tips, find opportunities and more. It […]

2210, 2019

Challenging Climate

By |October 22nd, 2019|

Disquiet over Brexit as well as the application of IR35 to the private sector have created uncertainties that are being felt when it comes to the buying and selling of recruitment firms in the UK.

Experts say that the M&A market for UK staffing firms is tougher this year, but there remains interest in firms in […]