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Katherine Alvarez

About Katherine Alvarez

Katherine Alvarez is a reporter for Staffing Industry Analysts. She can be reached at kalvarez (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.

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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 […]

1705, 2021

Equity at Work

By |May 17th, 2021|

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 […]

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 […]

1602, 2021

The Travel Nurse

By and |February 16th, 2021|

Courageous. Compassionate. Resilient. Empathetic. Selfless. Travel nurses have been at the forefront of the Covid-19 crisis. For all these reasons and more, Staffing Industry Analysts chose the travel nurse as Person of the Year for 2021. These healthcare professionals have put their ...

1402, 2021

2021 Staffing 100

By , , , , , and |February 14th, 2021|

Placing people in jobs is hard in any economy. But 2020 threw the employment rulebook out of the window. Our ecosystem — staffing companies, MSPs, VMSs, RPO providers, human cloud platforms — cratered. Staffing Industry Analysts revised its forecast to project a 17% overall revenue decline last year. Covid-19 had brought an abrupt end to […]

3011, 2020

Filling a Vital Need

By and |November 30th, 2020|

Demand for certain types of nurses and other healthcare professionals is rising across the US as the Covid-19 pandemic surges in the country. Bill rates are up, with some providers seeing increases of 30% to 40% — some hospitals are paying nurses as much as $8,000 to $10,000 per week, Kaiser [...]

1711, 2020

2020 Global Power 150 — Women in Staffing

By , , , , , , and |November 17th, 2020|

If anything, the pandemic and social unrest this year have forced executives to think about the type of leaders they want to be. As Covid-19 hit, companies had to pivot quickly to a remote workforce. Decisions had to be made — and fast. There was no playbook. Throughout our industry, leaders were doing their utmost […]

911, 2020

Staffing 100 Europe: The 2020 Edition

By , , , and |November 9th, 2020|

We all experience the world of work differently, but the reality is that the pandemic has seen the global economy plunge into a recession that is likely to get worse.

These circumstances have been tumultuous for the staffing industry as client companies tighten their belts and put pressure on their providers. In these bleak times, it […]

1106, 2020

A Beneficial Approach

By |June 11th, 2020|

As the companies nationwide began to grapple with how to protect their workers amid Covid-19, Aquent became the first staffing company to offer its temporary workers paid sick leave with nationwide. Specializing in placing temporary employees in marketing and creative segments, Aquent has long been a forerunner in providing benefits to temps, starting with health […]

1905, 2020

2020 40 Under 40

By , , , , and |May 19th, 2020|

Strategic. Innovative. Wanting to make a difference both for their communities and the world. Competitive but not at the expense of their team.

These are just few of the admirable traits that make up the 2020 class of 40 Under 40.

We are in unprecedented times. As of this writing, unemployment claims in the US alone exceeded […]