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Keep Climbing

The racially motivated murders of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery in 2020 and the subsequent Black Lives Matter movement prompted staffing firms to place a strong focus on DE&I. However, momentum appeared to slow as the pandemic continued and organizations turned their attention to remote work, f


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2023 DE&I Influencers

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Three years ago, the US began to experience a great awakening. The nation was reeling from the murders of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery — not to mention how the pandemic was affecting minority groups far more than others. Amid […]

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A Seat at the Table

May 16th, 2023|

Diversity-owned staffing firms remain an important part of the workforce solutions ecosystem with minority and women business owners serving in all parts of the industry, bringing their unique talents and outlooks to move staffing forward.

Diversity-owned staffing firms also bring their […]

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2023 Best Staffing Firms to Work For: The Heart of it

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It’s a new working order. Following two years of forced separation and offsetting shifts to help employees maintain distance from one another, the staffing industry has settled into a stable functioning arrangement. But it looks different for different staffing firms. […]

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The Noncompete Saga

January 30th, 2023|

Earlier this month, the US Federal Trade Commission proposed a new rule that would ban employers from requiring noncompete agreements in employment contracts. The proposal, which would apply to employees as well as independent contractors, is already raising concern in […]

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Noncompetes Ban Could Damage Industry

January 30th, 2023|

SIA asked legal experts Lisa Ann Cooney and George Reardon to weigh in on the impact of the Federal Trade Commission’s proposed rule banning noncompete agreements. Lisa Ann Cooney is senior VP, general counsel and corporate secretary at Day & […]

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DE&I Under Construction

January 9th, 2023|

The US has endured a complicated relationship with the concept of diversity, equity and inclusion for generations. And truth be told, racism and discrimination against other races, cultures and lifestyles has been a troubling part of the country’s history since […]

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View from the Boardroom: Doing the Right Thing

Over the last few years, we’ve watched as the world of work has shifted and the ripple effects have played out across multiple industries, organizations and institutions. From the rise of remote work to an increased emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion, we’ve learned a fundamental truth: Change is hard, but it’s also good.

When it comes to DE&I […]

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Research Report: Transforming the Workforce

Diversity, equity and inclusion is a journey; it cannot be undertaken alone, and it cannot […]

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Benefit of Counsel: Change Ahead

New Jersey drew the nation’s interest in February when Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new […]

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The Talent’s Voice: That Key Connection

After earning my bachelor’s degree, I felt all the emotions of an eager college grad: […]

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The New Customer: Supporting Independents

Diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives remain critical to talent and customers, who expect companies they […]

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