More Articles by Craig Johnson
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. Healthcare staffing helped fuel that growth […]
2022 40 Under 40
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 class, staffing industry professionals who have helped shape a new world of work. These rising […]
Tech + Jobs
Cyberattacks to become more frequent
Cyberattacks occur every 39 seconds in the US, and the frequency is only expected to increase, according to a report by The Conference Board.
Ransomware poses a particular threat to business. Such attacks comprised 60% of malware attacks on companies in 2021, up from 45% in 2020, and affected companies’ ability to […]
2022 DE&I Influencers List
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 and end users of contingent labor, vendors and more. Many of these professionals dedicated much […]
A Diversity Supplier Story
There are those who say interest in diversity, equity and inclusion may be cooling after the intensity of 2020. Others argue that while engaging a diversity-owned staffing supplier is good, companies need to do more if they truly want diversity in the workplace. However, DE&I remains an important topic for client companies, and their interest […]
The Buzz: Transforming Hiring
Candidate interviews are a part and parcel of life in the staffing industry. But there’s one company aiming to make the interview process faster and more efficient while bringing consistency.
BrightHire provides a platform that enables interviews via phone, Zoom and Google Meet to be recorded and transcribed. Recruiters can be prompted to ask specific questions […]
2022 Staffing 100: Bold Leaders
As the staffing market rebounds with some segments on a tear, industry leaders have had to contend with severe talent shortages exacerbated by developments like the Great Resignation and the Great Reshuffle. The world of work has undergone a dramatic shift with people across skill sets and levels questioning why and how they want to […]
Keeping Them Honest
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 to make the process easier is Glider AI, which recently took the top prize in […]
Global Power 150 — Women in Staffing list
Gender inequality is a pressing moral and social issue. Further, the world is facing a critical challenge to improve parity between men and women. This challenge also presents an economic opportunity: A McKinsey Global Institute report found that the global economy could see a $12 trillion boost to its GDP by 2025 with the advancement […]