Best Staffing Firms to Work For leaders can teach us so many things about worker engagement. They have found ways to engage their staff, keeping them happy and motivated, whether they work in the office or from home. Producing this issue, covering these winners, is so rewarding, as company executives share their philosophies that have […]
Three years after the Covid-19 pandemic began, US staffing firms can be proud of the role they have played in supporting and growing the US economy through a turbulent period. The US staffing industry soared 32% in 2021 and 14% in 2022 to reach an extraordinary $212 billion, according to SIA’s September 2022 US Forecast, […]
It seems fitting that my nearly 17-year tenure at Staffing Industry Analysts ends with the Best Staffing Firms to Work For magazine issue. SIA has been just that for me: a best place to work. It has been an incredible journey, and I have loved every moment of it.
While much has changed over the last […]
As we mark the third anniversary of the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s abundantly clear that most of us think about work differently now. We see more clearly that our work is interwoven into our daily lives and that our careers have a significant impact on our quality of life — whether we are […]
Noncompete agreements have been a source of tension for employees and employers for many years.
Employers believe these agreements help to protect their intellectual property and prevent competitors from gaining an edge. They also help protect investments employers have made in their people and limit a former employee’s ability to use the knowledge or strategy gained […]
It’s a new working order. Following two years of forced separation and offsetting shifts to help employees maintain distance from one another, the staffing industry has settled into a stable functioning arrangement. But it looks different for different staffing firms. Many continued to offer remote work as an ongoing option, and numerous employees opted for […]
In the midst of a years-long talent shortage, candidate sourcing and engagement technologies have been vital in helping companies attract the most qualified and available talent. Making the best possible placements is now a process that involves AI systems, recruitment chatbots and — looking at the example of ConverzAI — even a voice AI platform.
About a year ago, I realized two decades of medical practice had passed in the blink of an eye. From medical college at Pennsylvania to residency in general surgery at St. John Hospital and Medical Center to my practice as a general surgeon, I was proud of those years, but I found myself asking, “What’s […]
A four-year degree can be a valuable credential in hiring, but it’s not the only way to assess talent, according to a report by Bain and Co., OneTen and Grads of Life. A skills-first hiring approach can mitigate the barrier and make the process fairer for all job applicants.
Switching to skills-first hiring also helps open […]