Subadhra Sriram

Editor & Publisher, Media Products

Subadhra Sriram

Subadhra Sriram is Editor & Publisher of Media Products at Staffing Industry Analysts. Sriram interviews industry thought leaders and reports on trends, best practices, legislation and compliance in the CW management space. Her analysis and opinions are designed to put CW issues into context and to stimulate strategic thinking with her readers.

Sriram has nearly two decades of journalism experience, beginning as a reporter with a national news magazine in India, Sunday, before working for Time Warner in its consumer business publications - Money, Fortune Small Business and Business 2.0.

She holds an M.S. in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School and a B.S. in literature from Calcutta University, India.

Recent Articles

Because You Asked: Monthly Vendor Reviews

April 21, 2011

There are those who believe that there is more to a CW program than evaluating suppliers. You don't necessarily have to assess your suppliers monthly, but you should conduct reviews and have a process in place.

Heard on the Street: SOW Market

April 21, 2011

Statement of work consultants are all the rage. But for vendors to be effective and companies to be successful, SOW suppliers need to be managed appropriately. End users of contingent labor have to approach this talent segment with a certain mindset, while vendors have to realize that, contractually,... More

In the Spotlight: Don't take a big bang approach

April 11, 2011

For the April issue, CWS 30 features Holly Olszewski, global contingent workforce manager at BMC Software, Inc., a provider of software for multiple functions, including IT service management, data center automation and performance management. Olszewski manages a $36 million hybrid global CW program... More

Because You Asked: Healthcare for Temps

April 6, 2011

Does anyone have a benefits subsidy in place for their contingents? Either by paying a percentage of the healthcare costs or providing "extra" pay to go to those costs?

There's a misconception that temporary workers are assigned health benefits. Here's the catch. If end users of contingent labor... More

When Half Is More Than Full

April 1, 2011

Robert Half International Inc. CEO Max Messmer has been at the helm for 25 years, making it glamorous for white-collar professionals to do temp work. Read about his efforts and how he was crowned staffing innovator of the year.

“Own the talent & opportunities will follow” a Q&A with Carl Camden

March 16, 2011

Kelly Services CEO talks healthcare reform, his company's reorganization, the future of contingent labor, advice for staffing firms and more.

Behind the News: Talent Mangement is Key

March 16, 2011

Hiring is going to pick up. Confidence among U.S. employers is growing, according to the new second-quarter employment outlook survey of 18,000 U.S. employers released last week by Manpower Inc.

So what does this mean for users of contingent labor? Companies need to focus on strategic workforce planning.... More

Heard on the Street: Government Re-doubling Efforts To Combat Misclassification

March 16, 2011

“We are seeing the government re-doubling their efforts to combat misclassification. It’s no longer a catch-me-if-you-can approach with regards to misclassified contractors.”

-- Maria Goyer, VP of business solutions at Populus Group, a diverse talent management company offering compliance, payrolling,... More

The Kelly Story

March 15, 2011

Goodbye Kelly Girl, hello talent supply chain management. Kelly Services evolves from its roots as a commercial staffing firm. It wants to do more than just supply talent.

In the Spotlight: There's No Design To Go After The Larger Companies

March 10, 2011

For the March issue, CWS 30 talks with a representative of the Internal Revenue Service. John Tuzynski, chief employment tax operations in the Small Business Self Employed (SBSE) group, discusses what misclassification means. The misclassification of employees costs the U.S. government money that it... More