Craig Johnson

Senior Managing Editor

Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson is Senior 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

Freelancer management systems: Managing contractors and more

March 4, 2015

They are on the rise, but freelancer management systems have their own unique benefits and risks. A contingent workforce manager shares his insights. 

Apple ends third-party recruitment fees at foreign factories

February 24, 2015

Apple Inc. announced it will no longer allow foreign contract workers at suppliers’ factories abroad to be charged recruitment fees. 

Politician raises concerns over power utility’s use of H-1B visas

February 11, 2015

Last week, a California lawmaker lashed out at Southern California Edison over its plan to use H-1B visa workers through outsourcing firms, saying emerging accounts of the company’s plans raise questions about whether the H-1B visa program was misused.

IC misclassifications result in hundreds of thousands in back wages

February 4, 2015

Continuing its focus on independent contractor misclassification, the US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division recently announced several companies are being required to pay hundreds of thousands in back pay for IC misclassification and overtime violations.

Expect your time-to-fill rates to increase

January 28, 2015

It may start to take longer to fill your job reqs, according to recent studies. But don't pin all the blame on your providers.

Total talent management: Barely out of the swamp

January 21, 2015

The concept of “total talent management,” which seeks to integrate all aspects of workforce management and provide better insight into both workforces, has a ways to go.

Don’t fight it: Keeping temps engaged pays off

January 7, 2015

In a candidate-centric market, engaging contingent workers can bring benefits. There is no need for total isolation, a relic of the Dark Ages.

Apple, port firm hit by temp worker wage-and-hour suits

December 23, 2014

Staffing buyers and their providers face more class action wage-and-hour lawsuits with two new lawsuits filed this month. 

Stay Alert: M&A staffing deals have good, bad implications for you

December 16, 2014

Mergers and acquisitions among staffing suppliers can affect their clients, and there have been quite a few such deals as of late. 

Executive order on immigration could be good news for CW managers

December 3, 2014

President Obama’s executive order on immigration won’t change H1-B visa numbers, but could signal good news for contingent workforce managers in other ways.