Prepare to be inspired as you read the accomplishments of our 40 Under 40 list. These are the people to watch as they take our ecosystem up a notch. Browsing their stories makes one realize the reason our industry is such a melting pot of perspectives: We have folks who have started in different businesses, making their way to the industry […]
We include developments from the Staffing Industry Daily News and The Staffing Stream to help you focus on emerging movements that could shape your business for the better.
Boon for Talent
Automation helps top talent become more valuable.
Automation will help to promote, not eliminate, top talent, according to 67% of staffing professionals polled by staffing industry software […]
The clock is ticking: In addition to the 2016 enactment of Privacy Shield, the General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect in the European Union in less than a year.
Organizations doing business in the EU need to act now to ensure they are ready. The General Data Protection Regulation, going into effect in May 2018, is designed to ensure full protection of what it considers […]
At a recent conference, it was mentioned that the millennial generation will comprise 50% of the workforce by 2020. As I contemplated this fact, I wondered, “What have I learned that I could impart on this next generation of leaders?”
And when I was asked to contribute to the “40 Under 40 in Staffing” issue of this magazine, I asked myself, “What would I say to […]
In today’s uncertain economic environment, executives want insight on how revenue growth trends and what the outlook is. The SIA’s Pulse survey, produced by the publisher of this magazine, provides both a snapshot of current industry conditions as well as leading indicators, such as trends in new orders, on a timely monthly basis.
Growth: Revenue & Employment
According to the Pulse survey, median revenue growth has […]
Staying on top of your game in an ever-evolving industry is tough. Welcome to Staffing Industry Analysts’ first 40 Under 40 list. We are proud to present these leaders, many of whom have achieved remarkable success in the ecosystem. Some have created new companies, others new products in existing businesses, and still more pioneered new ways of sourcing talent. In the following […]
As a generation of digital natives comes into its own in the business world, the social media experience has become enmeshed in how we conduct our professional activities. Established platforms are adding functionality at every turn and new networks crop up continuously. With a staggering amount of content vying for attention, social fatigue has become part of the mix for some, while others relish it. Meanwhile, […]
What makes for a successful salesperson? Google it and you get 112 million results. Of course, there is no one answer. Some believe great salespeople come by it naturally. Over the years, I’ve found myself surrounded by salespeople of all types: overachievers, achievers and those who are OK with mediocrity. Some utilize the tools provided and have followed the process(es) very specifically — crossing the T’s […]
Over the last few years, I have worked through several staffing firms for software companies, consulting firms, scientific and engineering companies, hospitals, and even a law firm — all with varying, eye-opening experiences.
I have gained many insights along the way, which I share with other temporary workers I come across. Some of these may seem obvious, others insignificant; but to ensure your temporary workers have a […]
If a company has 10 employees and loses one, its employee expense is reduced by 10% (assuming equal pay).
For a staffing firm deploying 10 contractors, however, losing one of those contractors means revenue is down 10%. For an industry that is compensated based on the number of workers it employs, retention is not just important, it’s essential.
Enter San Francisco-based Sense, […]