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

Tech Mahindra completes Satyam merger

June 26, 2013

Information technology services provider Tech Mahindra Ltd. announced this week it completed its merger with Mahindra Satyam. The company says it is now among the top five Indian IT services companies and that the combined companies have revenue of $2.7 billion (in U.S. dollars) and a team of 84,000... More

Staffing buyers reveal most difficult skills to recruit

June 26, 2013

Java and SAP ranked among the most hard-to-find skills, according to a new survey by Staffing Industry Analysts of 187 staffing buyers at companies with more than 1,000 employees.

Office/Clerical Staffing Bill Rates Jump

June 26, 2013

Growth in office/clerical staffing bill rates accelerated in the first part of 2013 with year-over-year growth trends reaching their fastest pace since early 2011, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Data included in a new report by Staffing Industry Analysts.

Feds Go After Firms for Mischaracterization of Wages

June 26, 2013

Two staffing providers were recently investigated by the U.S. DOL for mischaracterizing wages as per diem payments — resulting in workers being denied overtime. While staffing buyers were not mentioned, questions remain whether such investigations could have an impact.

Firm Pays $176,204 to 17 Misclassified ICs

June 19, 2013

Another company finds itself paying back wages to workers who were misclassified as independent contractors.

IT worker confidence slips; still 46% likely to seek new jobs

June 12, 2013

Overall confidence among U.S. technology workers fell in the first quarter, according to Randstad Technologies’ IT employee confidence index, which fell to a reading of 48.6 in the first quarter from 55.8 in the fourth quarter.

IT jobs rise by 5% over year

June 12, 2013

The number of U.S. information technology jobs rose by more than 5.4 percent over the last 12 months ending in May, according to the TechServe Alliance’s IT employment index.

Pulse shows ‘very widespread improvement’ for IT staffing

June 12, 2013

Information technology staffing firms reported very widespread improvement in month-over-month revenue trends for the third straight month in April, according to the most recent Pulse Survey report by Staffing Industry Analysts.

US has higher percentage of MSP spend on IT

June 12, 2013

Managed service providers in the U.S. handle a greater percentage of information technology spend than MSPs outside the U.S., according to the 2013 VMS and MSP Supplier Competitive Landscape report released by Staffing Industry Analysts.

M&A deals include two UK-based IT firms

June 12, 2013

Recent acquisitions of information technology services firms include a York, England-based firm that was acquired in a private equity-funded management buyout and the acquisition by an Ohio-based IT services firm of a U.K. company.