If there’s anything the last three years have taught us, it’s that achieving DE&I is a journey that takes commitment and dedication. Launched in 2021 by SIA in response to the social unrest and upheaval of 2020, the DE&I Influencers – US and Canada list has highlighted professionals across the ecosystem who are dedicated to […]
Diversity, equity and inclusion is a journey; it cannot be undertaken alone, and it cannot be pursued for any singular benefit. Contingent workforce professionals must reach out to business and societal partners alike in this multilayered and ongoing work.
Staffing suppliers, VMS and MSP providers, hiring and solutions partners, legislative bodies, internal stakeholders, community organizations and […]
The growth trajectory of staffing platforms is resulting in the model representing a greater share of the global temporary staffing market. In 2022, temporary staffing platforms represented nearly 4% of the $582 billion global temporary staffing industry, an increase from a 3% share in 2021. Prior to 2020, temporary staffing platforms were essentially immaterial, representing […]
Over the last few years, we’ve watched as the world of work has shifted and the ripple effects have played out across multiple industries, organizations and institutions. From the rise of remote work to an increased emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion, we’ve learned a fundamental truth: Change is hard, but it’s also good.
When it […]
New Jersey drew the nation’s interest in February when Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law that is sure to garner the attention of staffing firms across the country for months to come. Coined the “New Jersey Temp Worker Bill of Rights,” the law places heavy burdens on the many New Jersey-based staffing firms and […]
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 […]
Three years ago, the US began to experience a great awakening. The nation was reeling from the murders of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery — not to mention how the pandemic was affecting minority groups far more than others. Amid the Black Lives Matter protests that summer, Corporate America began to make promises of change. […]
Diversity-owned staffing firms remain an important part of the workforce solutions ecosystem with minority and women business owners serving in all parts of the industry, bringing their unique talents and outlooks to move staffing forward.
Diversity-owned staffing firms also bring their own advantages to the table. “It gives clients or customers a different network. You’re likely […]
Despite a focus on DE&I, 24% of tech professionals say they experienced racial discrimination in 2022, up from 18% in the previous year, according to data from Dice, a job board for technology workers and division of DHI Group Inc.
Meanwhile, 26% of tech professionals said they experienced gender discrimination in 2022, up from 21% in […]