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Craig Johnson

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Craig Johnson is editorial director of Staffing Industry Review and Staffing Industry Analysts Daily News.

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1910, 2021

TECH + JOBS

By |October 19th, 2021|

How remote work affects collaboration

Is working from home overrated? A study in the science journal Nature Human Behavior, “The effects of remote work on collaboration among information workers,” points to some concerns about how employees share information while working remotely. The study looked at 61,182 Microsoft employees in the US over the first six months […]

1510, 2021

After the Mandate

By |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 submitted its emergency temporary standard to the Office of Management and Budget. However, the vaccine […]

1510, 2021

2021 Staffing 100 Europe

By , , , and |October 15th, 2021|

There has never been a more turbulent time in the world of work than today. Last year saw some firms go out of business, many companies had to trim their workforces and still others hung on — barely. But the industry survived, with 2021 seeing a global growth rate of 12%.

Meet the executives who have […]

1510, 2021

TECH + JOBS: European employers aren’t investing in new tech to help remote workers

By |October 15th, 2021|

European employers aren’t investing in new technology to support their remote workers, according to a survey by Ricoh Europe released in September.

It found that just 36% of European employers say their organisation has provided the tools and technology to maintain employee productivity while working from any location.

“Employers clearly value in-person collaboration — but they must […]

709, 2021

Learned Professionals

By |September 7th, 2021|

Training to bridge the skills gap is growing ever more important. The types of training provided by staffing firms can range from online courses that offer an introduction to a skill to courses that aim to get workers ready to be placed. And there are the standalone organizations that offer skills training as well.

Take General […]

2508, 2021

Under the Microscope

By |August 25th, 2021|

Each generation — whether it be traditionalists, baby boomers, Gen X or millennials — brings its own quirks and outlook when it comes to work. Each comes with different sets of experiences and views on the world. The newest generation entering the workforce — Gen Z — is no exception. Pew Research defines Gen Z […]

2007, 2021

2021 40 Under 40

By , , , , , and |July 20th, 2021|

 
2021 40 under 40: Intrepid Career Architects
Driven by the mission of placing people in jobs, the 40 Under 40 class of 2021 has worked through the challenges of Covid-19 to help reduce economic inequalities for people, including diverse talent in minority communities.

Their beginnings in the industry were varied and often quite by chance. One honoree speaks […]

1907, 2021

Back to School

By |July 19th, 2021|

Eighty seven percent of companies say they have a skills gap now or will within a few years, according to a report by McKinsey & Co. Companies have long lamented the skills gap — the mismatch between open positions and workers with the right skills to fill them.

Skills gaps appear in IT and technical positions […]

1705, 2021

DE&I Influencers — US and Canada

By , , , , and |May 17th, 2021|

SIA introduces the 2021 DE&I Influencers list — 50 professionals in our workforce solutions ecosystem who have been making great strides in varied ways to move the diversity mission forward. Many do not hold dedicated diversity roles at their companies but have been working on a multi-pronged approach at their companies and in their lives […]

1705, 2021

TECH + JOBS: FTC warns to watch for possible AI bias

By |May 17th, 2021|

The US Federal Trade Commission cautioned firms to be careful when using artificial intelligence so that it does not discriminate against individuals.

“If a data set is missing information from particular populations, using that data to build an AI model may yield results that are unfair or inequitable to legally protected groups,” according to the FTC.

In […]