Craig Johnson

About Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson is a senior editorial director with Staffing Industry Analysts. He can be reached at cjohnson (at) staffingindstry (dot) com.

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1909, 2023

Bigger, Higher, Faster, More

By , , , , and |September 19th, 2023|

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 processes that used to eat up time and streamlined them with automation, from job matching to candidate […]

1609, 2023

TECH + JOBS: AI more likely to augment jobs than destroy them

By |September 16th, 2023|

We highlight tech trends and developments that impact the world of work.

1807, 2023

Tech + Jobs: Workers confess to using social media at work

By |July 18th, 2023|

Nearly half of workers, 46%, admitted to spending up to four hours a day during working hours on social media for personal use, according to survey results announced by Monster. This is despite 57% saying social media use in the workplace is unprofessional.

The survey also found that 62% of workers say their coworkers don’t follow […]

1605, 2023

A Seat at the Table

By |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 own advantages to the table. “It gives clients or customers a different network. You’re likely […]

1605, 2023

TECH + JOBS: Racial discrimination in tech

By |May 16th, 2023|

Despite a focus on DE&I, 24% of tech professionals say they experienced racial discrimination in 2022, up from 18% in the previous year, according to data from Dice, a job board for technology workers and division of DHI Group Inc.

Meanwhile, 26% of tech professionals said they experienced gender discrimination in 2022, up from 21% in […]

2003, 2023

By The Numbers: Top Compliance Concerns

By |March 20th, 2023|

2003, 2023

TECH + JOBS: Hire for skills first

By |March 20th, 2023|

A four-year degree can be a valuable credential in hiring, but it’s not the only way to assess talent, according to a report by Bain and Co., OneTen and Grads of Life. A skills-first hiring approach can mitigate the barrier and make the process fairer for all job applicants.

Switching to skills-first hiring also helps open […]

1502, 2023

The Buzz: Sustainable Staffing

By |February 15th, 2023|

A hallmark of the gig economy is the ability to connect workers with organizations that need them. Now onDiem, a Portland, Oregon-based company that focuses on delivering dental professionals, combines the benefits of on-demand and traditional staffing firms’ convenience — providing workers on a W-2 basis so clients don’t need to worry about misclassification risk.

The […]

3001, 2023

The Noncompete Saga

By |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 the staffing industry while being welcomed in other corners.

Noncompetes are agreements in employment contracts that […]

3001, 2023

Noncompetes Ban Could Damage Industry

By |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 & Zimmerman, which includes Yoh Staffing Services and DZConneX. George Reardon is an attorney with longtime […]