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Bigger, Higher, Faster, More

The past few years have been transformative for the staffing industry. Technology has delivered changes in speed, efficiency and visibility. Transformation has been especially evident among firms on Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2023 Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms list. “We’ve taken proces


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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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The ESG Wake-Up Call

We have reached a point where business leaders need to decide whether to take action or stand on the sidelines — regardless of their company’s size. Which will you do?

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Taboo No More

Pay has long been an off-limits topic of conversation, enabling pay disparity to continue for women and minority groups. Lawmakers are seeking to change that.

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Embracing a New Era of Work

As we evolve our approach to sales, recruiting and candidate engagement to adapt to the changing landscape, we must remain focused on our purpose and what is core to our businesses.

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Next Frontier

Freelance talent platforms have been around for more than 20 years in one form or […]

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What Your Customers Want

Sometimes you don’t know what you don’t know — and that’s OK. But when it […]

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Latest Research

  • RPO Global Landscape Summary 2023

    SIA estimates the 2022 global RPO market at USD 8.45 billion, an increase of 14% from 2021 (p.10). This marked the second successive year of strong growth following the robust market recovery in 2021 […]

  • Latin America Legal Update Q3 2023

    In this report, we round up the legal developments affecting the workforce solutions ecosystem across Latin America in Q3 2023:Brazil    Pay transparency law […]

  • IT Staffing Gross Margin Trends: 2023 Update

    This report lists gross margins for 10 publicly traded staffing companies worldwide that do business in the IT staffing segment. Among these companies, 2022 gross margins ranged from 10.2% to 39.8%, […]

  • SIA | Bullhorn Staffing Indicator - September 26, 2023

    Staffing Hours Partially Catching Up With Pre-Labor Day Levels Week ending Sep 16, 2023 Indexed Value Y/Y W/W US Staffing 92 -10% 2.9% Commercial Staffing 78 […]