Editor’s Letter

2102, 2024

The staffing ecosystem never stops innovating. Why would we?

By |February 21st, 2024|

Eagle-eyed readers will notice some changes when they pick up this issue of Staffing Industry Review. Our pages have a new design and color scheme that echo the clean lines of SIA’s new website and newsletters. We’ve also reintroduced feature stories that will explore important big-picture topics critical to your business. This month, writer Leslie Stevens-Huffman […]

1511, 2023

How to Build the Future

By |November 15th, 2023|

I did a double take. So did the conference-goers around me. A group of high school girls was making its way through the exhibit hall of SIA’s CWS Summit North America conference, held in Dallas in September.

Amid the suits and professional dresses, their school uniforms stood out. But the students’ demeanors were as professional and […]

1710, 2023

Editor’s Note: In a Few Words

By |October 17th, 2023|

“Revolutionary, trend-spotters, trailblazers, passionate, dedicated.” These are just a few of the glowing terms Associate Editor Danny Romero used when I asked him to describe this year’s Staffing 100 – Europe honorees. And don’t forget “digitally savvy.”

“Most honourees have a mission to accelerate digitisation at their firms,” Romero said. This focus couldn’t come at a […]

1807, 2023

Editor’s Note

By |July 18th, 2023|

The pandemic, regulatory changes, inflation, geopolitical turmoil: The last few years have tested leaders in every industry, but the staffing professionals we honor on this year’s annual 40 Under 40 list have faced some unique challenges.

This group of luminaries — many of whom were teenagers or younger during the Great Recession — had few models […]

1605, 2023

Editor’s note

By |May 16th, 2023|

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 […]

2003, 2023

Editor’s Note

By |March 20th, 2023|

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 […]

1502, 2023

Editor’s Note

By |February 15th, 2023|

Tumultuous change is driving the world of work. What skills will be valued, what jobs will emerge and how will technology evolve to help us deal with this new world? Even seasoned staffing industry professionals are uncertain of exactly what lies ahead.

We do know that worker flexibility is here to stay, with digitalization and tech […]

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 […]

1710, 2022

Editor’s Note

By |October 17th, 2022|

We live in uncertain times. And the world of work we traverse has been no less unpredictable. What does it take to navigate this volatility? Boldness.

Welcome to the Europe Staffing 100 class of 2022. The honourees on the list are going where no one has ventured before in the world of work. They are bold […]

1909, 2022

Editor’s Note

By |September 19th, 2022|

2021 was a year of growth. And I am not just talking about the number of fastestgrowing staffing companies on the 2022 list, which measures revenue growth from 2017 through 2021. Yes, the list more than doubled to 122 firms from last year’s 52 and overtook the number of firms on the 2020 list, which […]