The racially motivated murders of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery in 2020 and the subsequent Black Lives Matter movement prompted staffing firms to place a strong focus on DE&I. However, momentum appeared to slow as the pandemic continued and organizations turned their attention to remote work, financial concerns and the health and safety of their […]
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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 before its founding.
The trajectory of the workforce solutions ecosystem’s DE&I journey has also been checkered. […]
Many of the women in the Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing list are already CEOs. Others will someday head the company they are at or a competitor, and still others will make waves in other leadership roles. Regardless, they have all played a big part in leading their divisions and firms to record […]
The last few years have been turbulent ones for the staffing industry. This tempest might have followed a long period of stability, but we are now looking at a volatile and uncertain 2023. A difficult economic environment and the war in Ukraine have aggravated a talent shortage that has been especially challenging for staffing companies. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The past year brought a whirlwind of change to not only the US, but the entire world. While under the grip of a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, communities also came face to face with the harsh realities of racism and discrimination, which in turn led to calls for addressing inequities, biases and other barriers to employment that […]