2022

1411, 2022

By the Numbers: Life Sciences Staffing Benchmarks

By |November 14th, 2022|

1411, 2022

Editor’s Note

By |November 14th, 2022|

After spending the last few years shepherding their employees and contingents through the travails of the pandemic, our industry leaders, including those on the Global Power 150 — Women in Staffing list, are back to focusing on building their businesses for the next phase.

Hybrid models of work, talent shortages, global locations, flexibility and an ever-changing […]

1411, 2022

Invested in the Future of Work

By |November 14th, 2022|

Innovation is flourishing throughout the workforce solutions ecosystem as new entrants seek to disrupt conventional business models. Perhaps nowhere is this more evident than the wave of new “unicorns” permeating the landscape. A unicorn, of course, is not just a pretty horse with a horn; it’s a term used to refer to startups that have […]

1411, 2022

Ahead of the Curve: Recruiting Challenge

By |November 14th, 2022|

Recruiting Challenge

Recruiting difficulty among respondents to SIA’s Pulse Survey decreased to a level of 3.49 in August from 3.72 in June; recruiting difficulty was particularly high for firms serving the manufacturing industry at 4.35. By staffing focus, the industrial and office/clerical segments were also relatively high at 4.04 and 4.00, respectively. Meanwhile, recruiting qualified talent […]

1411, 2022

Trends That Matter: Look in the Mirror

By |November 14th, 2022|

Look in the Mirror

Employers describe “quiet quitters” as unmotivated slackers who do the bare minimum and won’t go “above and beyond.”

Employees, meanwhile, have been working 50-plus hours a week, which is affecting their mental health. Work bleeds into the weekends because they need time to catch up and prepare for the week ahead. They are […]

1411, 2022

We Can Do Better

By |November 14th, 2022|

For the first time in nearly two decades, staffing shortages have replaced financial challenges as the top concern among healthcare CEOs, according to the American College of Healthcare Executives’ annual survey. With changes stemming from the pandemic and new career pathways and structures gaining traction, staffing shortages and labor costs have risen, causing a decline […]

1411, 2022

Marijuana Minefield

By |November 14th, 2022|

While an ever-growing number of states permit the use of marijuana for medical and/or recreational reasons, the federal government, through the Controlled Substances Act, still considers marijuana to be unlawful. In fact, only four states align with federal law; all other states make marijuana usage permissible in some way. And this landscape makes my job […]

1411, 2022

Behind the 2022 Global Power 150 — Women in Staffing

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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 ­ rms to […]

1411, 2022

Tech & Jobs: Give certifications a chance

By |November 14th, 2022|

Just 31% of workers with advanced digital skills held a bachelor’s degree or postsecondary equivalent, according to research released by Amazon Web Services and Gallup. However, 36% of employers report that a postsecondary degree is required even for an entry-level job requiring digital skills. In addition, an analysis of international job vacancy data finds that […]

1411, 2022

Proud to Be a Consultant

By |November 14th, 2022|

I am a principal consultant specializing in HCM, HRMS and HRIS. Several years ago, I was approached by a consultant firm specializing in accounting and IT. While I had been a staff employee at that point in my career, I was no stranger to the concept of consulting. In fact, I had been a consultant […]