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Side by Side: 2021 Best Staffing Firms to Work For

From great perks to open-door policies with the C-suite to robust training and career development, employee engagement is off the charts and teams are pumped to be working. It’s not a formula, but these traits are what we have consistently seen among the Best Staffing Firms to Work For winners the


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The Travel Nurse

February 16th, 2021| and

Courageous. Compassionate. Resilient. Empathetic. Selfless. Travel nurses have been at the forefront of the Covid-19 crisis. For all these reasons and more, Staffing Industry Analysts chose the travel nurse as Person of the Year for 2021. These healthcare professionals have put their ...

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2021 Staffing 100

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Placing people in jobs is hard in any economy. But 2020 threw the employment rulebook out of the window. Our ecosystem — staffing companies, MSPs, VMSs, RPO providers, human cloud platforms — cratered. Staffing Industry Analysts revised its forecast to […]

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Staffing 100 Hall of Fame

February 14th, 2021|

The Staffing 100 was launched in 2011, and in 2017, we introduced the Staffing 100 Hall of Fame. For their pursuit of excellence, empowerment of others, perseverance, integrity and strength, these 51 executives have since been enshrined into the hall. […]

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Temporaries in the Movies

February 24th, 2021|

Many movie and TV characters lack any visible means of support and seem to never eat, sleep, seek medical care, pay bills, do laundry, or perform the other mundane chores that burden the rest of us. However, some movie characters […]

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Answering the Call

February 16th, 2021|

SIA named the travel nurse as its first-ever person of the year for a number of reasons. Travel nurses are among those on the front lines fighting Covid-19 and they have proven crucial in helping people during the pandemic. For […]

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Filling a Vital Need

November 30th, 2020| and

Demand for certain types of nurses and other healthcare professionals is rising across the US as the Covid-19 pandemic surges in the country. Bill rates are up, with some providers seeing increases of 30% to 40% — some hospitals are paying nurses as much as $8,000 to $10,000 per week, Kaiser [...]

Recent Columns

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Benefit of Counsel: Enabling Business

A staffing firm’s legal department is in a unique position to be a strategic, value-add essential with the power to have a direct, positive impact on the bottom line. Unfortunately, often our perception is not that.

If you’ve ever spent any time working within an in-house legal team, you’ll have heard the internal rhetoric that the legal department’s role is to say no — a lot. Worse still than a reputation for standing in the way of progress is the outdated […]

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Research Report: A New Direction

2020 was certainly one for the ages, and unfortunately, the changing of the calendar to […]

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View from the Boardroom: The ettain Approach

In 1996, three college friends started a company from a spare room of a house […]

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Buyer Reality: Be a Peg That Fits

A common misconception of many suppliers is that partnership means meeting for coffee every month […]

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The New Customer: In or Out

A beautiful thing happens when you allow potential recruits to self-qualify in or out. They […]

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The Talent’s Voice: Improve Your Rep

As SIA President Barry Asin says, “The highest service we can perform is finding a […]

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Latest Research

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center

    Curated by SIA, the resources below represent a collection of articles, data tools, and websites that offer actionable insights related to the coronavirus and COVID-19 outbreak. The section at the […]

  • SIA | Bullhorn Staffing Indicator - May 7, 2021

    Indicator shows demand for professional and commercial staffing continues to edge upwards Week ending May 1, 2021 Indexed Value Y/Y W/W US Staffing 102 +30% +2.6% […]

  • May 2021 US Jobs Report

    Event: In today’s monthly jobs report from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), total nonfarm employment rose by 266,000 in April on a seasonally adjusted basis; temporary help […]

  • Introducing Programmatic Job Advertising

    Within SIA’s Talent Acquisition Technology Ecosystem, programmatic job advertising is a part of the Candidate Discovery sector and a category within the Online Job Advertising sub-segment. […]