Demand for certain types of nurses and other healthcare professionals is rising across the US as the Covid-19 pandemic surges in the country. Bill rates are up, with some providers seeing increases of 30% to 40% — some hospitals are paying nurses as much as $8,000 to $10,000 per week, Kaiser [...]
Virtually all of the US population was recently subject to stay-at-home orders. As states begin lifting restrictions that allow employees to return to work, staffing firms in particular face a myriad of legal pitfalls and logistical challenges as they recall employees — both their own as well as temporary workers to send on assignments — […]
As an industry, we find ourselves in unprecedented times. While we have all likely navigated choppy economic waters in the past, many of the challenges presented by today’s global health crisis are new to our industry — at least in the size and scale we are facing. With the immediate global economic conditions uncertain, leaders […]
How an organization responds in a time of crisis defines their worldview and shapes their message of employee value moving forward. At no time is this more evident than now. Talent — contingent and full-time employees — are watching to see how they and their peers are being treated.
The employment industry inherently focuses on the […]
The SBA Paycheck Protection Program aims to help companies survive by providing a direct incentive to keep employees on the payroll during the Covid-19 crisis. Qualifying staffing firms need to act fast if they are interested in taking part.
Companies jumped on the first tranche in early March, which provided $349 billion in funding, but that […]
When the Covid-19 crisis erupted, it was like nothing before. The staffing industry — like others — is bracing itself for the toll the pandemic is having on the economy.
“I don’t think anybody knew how quickly the onslaught of this would come,” says Jim Nichiporuk, VP of enterprise sales strategy and delivery at staffing provider […]
As the world lives in various stages of lockdown meant to slow the spread of Covid-19 and the virus that causes it, the novel coronavirus, staffing firms across Europe and the UK are doing what it takes to ensure the health and safety of all their workers as well as deal with the business situation.
As the fight against Covid-19 rages on, forecasts say the US has already entered a recession. However, a number of healthcare staffing firms report increased demand for staff by hospitals and others.
“We have definitely seen an uptick in crisis response style orders,” says April Hansen, executive VP of workforce solutions and clinical services at Aya […]
The IT staffing sector is feeling the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, with many clients needing their consultants to work from home and everyone being concerned about staying healthy. Covid-19 is hitting client industries, although some are faring a bit better than others. Among IT staffing firms, they are seeing reductions in demand and some […]
As the Covid-19 outbreak worsens, many staffing firms are scrambling to protect their workers and deal with the impact that has been felt so far. Companies in some sectors have already seen client companies cut back, while some healthcare staffing firms have seen an increase in demand for their services.
The magnitude of Covid-19’s impact remains […]