2022

1807, 2022

Editor’s Note

By |July 18th, 2022|

When we hear about any 40 Under 40 list, regardless of the industry it serves, we tend to stereotype the honorees. We envision young professionals who are enterprising, determined, ambitious, hardworking, disciplined and so on.

But SIA’s 2022 40 Under 40 share some extraordinary differentiators from those of other industries. They have helped transition the industry […]

1807, 2022

Research Report: A Stellar Rate Slows

By |July 18th, 2022|

If you were panicking in the first quarter when gross domestic product declined by 1.5%, please take a breath. The sky is not falling, at least not yet. Rising omicron infections, inflation and the Russian invasion of Ukraine were among a plethora of factors that knocked growth down from its stellar rate of 6.9% the […]

1807, 2022

By the Numbers: Buyers’ Use of VMS, MSP and RPO

By |July 18th, 2022|

1807, 2022

Ahead of The Curve: Gross Margins

By |July 18th, 2022|

Report explores trends over time in IT temp staffing

The median gross margin for US IT temporary staffing expanded 715 bps over 11 years, reaching 25.6% in 2021, according to SIA research. While results may be influenced by the composition of survey respondents, gross margin for the sector has typically ranged from 23% to 25% since […]

1807, 2022

View From the Boardroom: Invest in Great Outcomes

By |July 18th, 2022|

The economic variables in play right now have created a singularly unique set of circumstances. You can call it uncertainty, ambiguity or just plain chaos.

Inflation is increasing the cost of products and services while also adding wage pressure; economic volatility and higher interest rates are making it harder to access capital; and recession indicators are […]

1807, 2022

Benefit of Counsel: Trusted Counsel

By |July 18th, 2022|

As SIA recognizes honorees of its 40 Under 40 list of staffing professionals, it seems fitting to explore how in-house counsel can best serve their organizations while also rising to the top. Not everyone seeks to become a general counsel, and even if that is your current posture, there is still reason to play your […]

1807, 2022

Compliance Branch

By |July 18th, 2022|

Healthcare Staffing: Illinois regulations; Federal study proposed

Illinois has enacted legislation that precludes conversion fees and noncompetes in nurse staffing, among other requirements. Meanwhile, a senator calls for a study on the business practices of healthcare staffing firms during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Illinois bans noncompetes and conversion fees. New legislation that restricts noncompetes and conversion fees in […]

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 […]

1807, 2022

Tech + Jobs

By |July 18th, 2022|

Cyberattacks to become more frequent

Cyberattacks occur every 39 seconds in the US, and the frequency is only expected to increase, according to a report by The Conference Board.

Ransomware poses a particular threat to business. Such attacks comprised 60% of malware attacks on companies in 2021, up from 45% in 2020, and affected companies’ ability to […]

1807, 2022

The Talent’s Voice: Coaching Your Temp

By |July 18th, 2022|

When my life aspirations were derailed by Covid, a staffing firm helped me bring my new plans to life. Here’s my story.

I was captain of my high school football team in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, and had hoped to be recruited to play in college. But Covid sacked my senior season, and college opportunities […]