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

2013 List of Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms

July 1, 2013

  • The list of fastest-growing U.S. staffing firms includes 92 firms that posted compound annual revenue growth rates of 15 percent or more.
  • The top 10 fastest-growing firms had a median growth rate of 73.8 percent.

Rising Tide

July 1, 2013

Increased workers’ comp premiums and stricter underwriting are going to force staffing firms to pay attention to best practices.

IGate faces securities suit over CEO termination

June 26, 2013

A securities lawsuit against iGate Corp. (NASD: IGTE) and its former President and CEO Phaneesh Murthy was filed June 14.

Contract watch: iGate, Lockheed Martin, Science Applications International

June 26, 2013

IGate Corp. (NASD: IGTE) announced a five-year global infrastructure services contract with insurer MetLife Inc. valued at $100 million.

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.