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The 2022 Upturn

Last year was the year things began to bounce back from the pandemic. While Covid-19 still had a huge impact, it was also a growth year — particularly in healthcare staffing. Staffing Industry Analysts estimates that staffing industry revenue rose 28% in 2021 after falling by 9% in 2020. Healthcar


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2022 40 Under 40

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The way we work has been altered irrevocably in the wake of the pandemic.

Remote work, hybrid models and the Great Resignation are just a few of the developments that have impacted the labor market. Meet this year’s 40 Under 40 […]

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The DE&I Challenge

May 16th, 2022|

After the year 2020 saw the dawn of one of the most significant social justice movements, the state of diversity, equity and inclusion has undergone many twists and turns. Some companies across the globe are discussing the way forward for […]

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2022 DE&I Influencers List

May 16th, 2022|, , , and

We are proud to present our second annual SIA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Influencers — US and Canada list. The 2022 class comprises 47 honorees who hail from all corners of the workforce solutions ecosystem — staffing suppliers, enterprise buyers […]

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Keeping Them Honest

December 1st, 2021|

Making sure workers have the right skills to do the job has always been important, but Covid-19 hasn’t made the process any easier. Hiring remotely and then needing to bring on board numerous employees has complicated matters further.

One firm aiming […]

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After the Mandate

October 15th, 2021|

Right now, it’s a wait-and-see for the exact wording in an emergency temporary standard from the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration regarding President Joe Biden’s proposed workplace Covid-19 vaccination mandate.

Official wording has not yet arrived, though OSHA has reportedly […]

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Tested by Covid-19

September 22nd, 2021|

Even before Covid-19, America faced a shortage of physicians and nurses. The pandemic further challenged our industry to innovate and embrace a change management mindset. Like other companies, healthcare staffing companies faced a dramatic choice: quickly adapt to the upended […]

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Let’s Grow!

In 2019, staffing industry veteran Dan Campbell mentioned to me a possible leadership opportunity at the company that he co-founded, Hire Dynamics, which had high growth aspirations.  I was no stranger to leading a company through accelerated growth. For the previous 22 years, I had been with one of the largest convenience store chains in the country. During my final six years there, when I was COO and then president, we doubled in size — all organically. I jumped at the chance to become part of a staffing company’s growth story.

In our first two years, […]

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Keep Them Happy

From May to June, job openings fell by 605,000 — one of the sharpest declines […]

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On the Right Foot

Five years ago, I shared in Staffing Industry Review magazine some guidance when approaching a […]

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Increased Scrutiny

For more than two years, Covid-19 has consumed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s operations. […]

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It’s Not a Gap

I paused my career as a network engineer in order to prioritize my family and […]

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Candidate Care

In today’s world, consumers have come to expect convenience. From food delivery services to retail […]

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Latest Research

  • The Talent Platform Landscape

    Platform-related work is an expanding group of digital marketplaces that facilitate direct, digitally-enabled contingent work arrangements, from sourcing through to payment. They comprise both talent […]

  • CW Program Business Case Template

    There are inherent costs for organizations using and managing contingent workers (CW); however, the costs are often offset by an expected return on investment. Many organizations need to understand […]

  • SIA | Bullhorn Staffing Indicator - September 30, 2022

    Staffing hours edging up year-on-year, driven by Professional Staffing Week ending Sep 24, 2022 Indexed Value Y/Y W/W US Staffing 105 1% 3.4% Commercial Staffing […]

  • Online Job Advertising: 2022 Market Update

    The global online job advertising market increased revenue by 36% in 2021 to $31.4 billion Revenue growth rates in 2021 varied by business model, and the surprise standout performance was by the […]