Craig Johnson

Managing Editor, Staffing Publications

Craig Johnson
cjohnsonSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

Craig Johnson is Managing Editor of Staffing Industry Review and Staffing Industry Analysts Daily News. Johnson joined Staffing Industry Analysts in 2006. He has more than 17 years of experience as a journalist.

Recent Articles

Index: Staffing Prices Moving Up

May 16, 2012

Prices for contingent labor and other staffing services, such as direct-hire staffing, have trended up since February, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Temp Use Rises; Recruiting Tougher for Manufacturers

May 9, 2012

Contingent workers accounted for a greater percentage of the U.S. workforce in April, and human resources professionals in the manufacturing sector found recruiting more difficult, according to two separate reports.

Why Your Suppliers' Deals Should Matter

May 2, 2012

ManpowerGroup’s recently announced $400 million RPO deal is just one of several contract-related announcements made recently. How do these affect the buyer of staffing services?

Legs & Regs Advisor: April 2012

April 30, 2012

  • New obligations for Massachusetts employers conducting criminal background checks
  • Rhode Island bill creates presumption workers are employees
  • California employers win on interpretation of duty ‘to provide’ meal periods
  • Maryland’s ‘Facebook law’ raises obstacles for employers
  • State... More

Misclassifications: Mass. Firms Pay $11 Million

April 25, 2012

Massachusetts agencies collected nearly $11 million from firms that misclassified workers as independent contractors and other infractions.

Center Stage

April 23, 2012

Center Stage: Home-Grown Leadership

You Ask/We Answer

April 23, 2012

You Ask/We Answer: VMS Angst?

Contingent Workers Settle Wage and Hour Suit

April 18, 2012

Contingent workers in California have settled their wage and hour lawsuit against their staffing firm and its client. 

Spend on Staffing Services Rises Faster Than Expected

April 11, 2012

Spending on contingent labor through staffing firms is rising faster than expected, according to new research from Staffing Industry Analysts. Spending in some staffing segments will soon exceed pre-recession levels. 

New H-1B Guidance Is Boost for Staffing Firms, Buyers

April 4, 2012

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service issued updated guidance that clarifies staffing firms are eligible to file H-1B petitions even though they place workers at third-party sites.