katherine_alvarez

Katherine Alvarez

About Katherine Alvarez

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

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2005, 2024

Meet the 2024 DE&I Influencers

By , , , and |May 20th, 2024|

We honor 49 people who continue to find a way to make a difference and move the needle on DE&I.

1604, 2024

DE&I: Waning focus or doubling down?

By |April 16th, 2024|

Despite political and economic headwinds, some staffing firms are ramping up their diversity, equity and inclusion programs.

1605, 2023

Keep Climbing

By |May 16th, 2023|

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 […]

901, 2023

DE&I Under Construction

By |January 9th, 2023|

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. […]

1411, 2022

Behind the 2022 Global Power 150 — Women in Staffing

By , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and |November 14th, 2022|

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 […]

1710, 2022

Staffing 100 Europe

By , , , , , , and |October 17th, 2022|

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. […]

1807, 2022

2022 40 Under 40

By , , , , , , , , and |July 18th, 2022|

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 […]

1605, 2022

2022 DE&I Influencers List

By , , , and |May 16th, 2022|

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 […]

1402, 2022

2022 Staffing 100: Bold Leaders

By , , , , , , , , and |February 14th, 2022|

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 […]

1511, 2021

Global Power 150 — Women in Staffing list

By , , , , , , , , , , and |November 15th, 2021|

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 […]