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Craig Johnson

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Craig Johnson is senior editor of Staffing Industry Review and Staffing Industry Analysts Daily News.

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705, 2020

PPP: Act fast

By |May 7th, 2020|

The SBA Paycheck Protection Program aims to help companies survive by providing a direct incentive to keep employees on the payroll during the Covid-19 crisis. Qualifying staffing firms need to act fast if they are interested in taking part.

Companies jumped on the first tranche in early March, which provided $349 billion in funding, but that […]

2104, 2020

Moving Forward

By |April 21st, 2020|

When the Covid-19 crisis erupted, it was like nothing before. The staffing industry — like others — is bracing itself for the toll the pandemic is having on the economy.

“I don’t think anybody knew how quickly the onslaught of this would come,” says Jim Nichiporuk, VP of enterprise sales strategy and delivery at staffing provider […]

804, 2020

Fighting the Fight

By and |April 8th, 2020|

As the fight against Covid-19 rages on, forecasts say the US has already entered a recession. However, a number of healthcare staffing firms report increased demand for staff by hospitals and others.

“We have definitely seen an uptick in crisis response style orders,” says April Hansen, executive VP of workforce solutions and clinical services at Aya […]

3003, 2020

Working Through the Crisis

By |March 30th, 2020|

The IT staffing sector is feeling the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, with many clients needing their consultants to work from home and everyone being concerned about staying healthy. Covid-19 is hitting client industries, although some are faring a bit better than others. Among IT staffing firms, they are seeing reductions in demand and some […]

2303, 2020

Good Vibes

By , , and |March 23rd, 2020|

If you were to ask the employees of the 2020 Best Staffing Firms to Work For — and our writers did — they would tell you first and most enthusiastically about the atmosphere and tools that are available to them to enable them to do their jobs, better serve their candidates and clients, and help […]

2303, 2020

Tech + Jobs

By |March 23rd, 2020|

Gaming hiring systems

Artificial intelligence hiring systems sometimes use facial recognition to analyze character traits to determine who will be a good hire, but some firms in South Korea are offering classes in how to beat the AI system.

According to a World Economic Forum blog post on Feb. 26, “In South Korea, you can take a […]

1203, 2020

Industry Responds to Covid-19

By |March 12th, 2020|

As the Covid-19 outbreak worsens, many staffing firms are scrambling to protect their workers and deal with the impact that has been felt so far. Companies in some sectors have already seen client companies cut back, while some healthcare staffing firms have seen an increase in demand for their services.

The magnitude of Covid-19’s impact remains […]

1902, 2020

The Staffing 100

By , , , , , and |February 19th, 2020|

Welcome to the 2020 edition of the Staffing 100. The list, published for the ninth time by Staffing Industry Analysts, honors some of the best
and brightest of our industry. Sponsored by Indeed, it comprises men and women who are charting a course into the future of workforce solutions. Not only are they big on growing […]

412, 2019

Deal Now or Wait

By |December 4th, 2019|

Selling can be the ultimate end-goal for many staffing firm owners, and that bodes well as far as the market goes. Of late, it’s been holding up satisfactorily, with private equity having a significant presence.

Staffing merger-and-acquisition activity in the US remains robust, according to several M&A specialists. “Over the past two years — and this […]

1811, 2019

2019 Global Power 150 — Women in Staffing

By , , , , , and |November 18th, 2019|

Giving back. Empowering others. Those are the recurring themes that emerged in the profiles of the 2019 Global Power 150 — Women in Staffing list.

Since we launched the list in 2015 to shine a spotlight on the benefits of having women in leadership positions, we at SIA have noticed the emergence of other lists and […]