Editor’s Letter

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 […]

1807, 2022

Editor’s Note

By |July 18th, 2022|

When we hear about any 40 Under 40 list, regardless of the industry it serves, we tend to stereotype the honorees. We envision young professionals who are enterprising, determined, ambitious, hardworking, disciplined and so on.

But SIA’s 2022 40 Under 40 share some extraordinary differentiators from those of other industries. They have helped transition the industry […]

1605, 2022

Editor’s Note

By |May 16th, 2022|

As Editorial Director Craig Johnson and Associate Editor Danny Romero dived into their research for their feature articles in this diversity, equity and inclusion issue of Staffing Industry Review magazine, they discovered that DE&I initiatives seem to have taken a back seat among many companies that jumped on the bandwagon in 2020. However, for enterprise […]

2103, 2022

Editor’s Note

By |March 21st, 2022|

Worker burnout. Talk to any manager or anyone in the industry and they will mention that it’s the one issue that keeps them up at night. And burnout is not confined to frontline and healthcare staffing workers or managers; it permeates across all segments and roles. Call it the Great Resignation or Reshuffle, the results […]

1402, 2022

Editor’s Note

By |February 14th, 2022|

In a year beset with uncertainties, we are grateful for the many hundreds of Staffing 100 nominations we received from the workforce solutions ecosystem.

Industry professionals recognize what it takes for their leaders to keep their teams safe, motivated and successful through a long-term crisis. Thank you to the industry for taking the time to curate […]

1511, 2021

Editor’s Note

By |November 15th, 2021|

Covid-19 has wiped away much of the progress made by women across the workforce, exacting a toll that has left women burned out — increasingly more so than men. While research by leading groups indicates that women have made important gains in leadership, other evidence reveals that women of color are not advancing in the […]

1910, 2021

Editor’s Note

By |October 19th, 2021|

Getting on SIA’s list of Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms at any time is no mean achievement. But after a year like 2020, it takes on a whole new meaning. The industry — temporary staffing, direct hire and retained search — was down by 11%, according to SIA data. Yet, the 52 firms on this year’s […]

1510, 2021

Editor’s Note

By |October 15th, 2021|

As my team compiled the profiles of the Staffing 100 Europe honourees this year, what stood out was the industry’s “coming back” power. From a decline of 11% in 2020, SIA forecasts the global staffing market will grow by 12% in 2021. We further forecast many important staffing markets in Europe and Asia will grow […]