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Blogs Can Still Mean Business

November 28, 2012 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

Writing is not the staffing industry’s thing. You know how many individuals regard math with suspicion. There’s definitely some of that here. Luckily, some of the aversion that... More

Tis the Season for Higher Margins

November 27, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Buyers of staffing services are not going to be finding bargains this season; a shortage of certain skills sets is back on.

It was different during the recession, when staffing firms’... More

Part II: The Reality of Social Recruiting and How to Approach It

November 16, 2012 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

In Part I of this series, I suggested that one of the largest challenges to staffing firms pursuing and taking advantage of “social recruiting” was achieving a clear understanding... More

Elance: A Case of Extraordinary Reinvention and Innovation within the “Staffing Industry” Ecosystem

November 9, 2012 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

The histories of formation of “online staffing” platform providers provide rich, interesting, and informative insights into this emerging industry segment.,... More

Calling All Agencies to Be A Best Place to Work

November 5, 2012 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

Would you miss out on the chance to receive seven times more qualified resumes than your competition? 

Companies that show up on a Best Place to Work list have that advantage. Don’t... More

Staffing Industry Analysts Healthcare Summit in Tweets

October 30, 2012 - from Hinda Chalew's Blog

Another one of Staffing Industry Analysts’ conferences has passed: the 10th annual Healthcare Staffing Summit. It was a great conference with an interesting keynote speech about healthcare... More

MSP Usage Trending Down

October 29, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

There has been so much hoopla around MSP usage. I, among many others, have recently blogged about the insource/outsource debate. And here’s more fuel to add to the fireworks. Recent... More

Far From the Madding Crowd—Crowdsourcing Comes of Age at CrowdConf 2012

October 24, 2012 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

I have to confess—I am a big Thomas Hardy fan.  And I can’t help but to suggest that his protagonist, Bathsheba Everdine, may have been one of the earlier adopters of crowdsourcing... More

Don’t Call Me, Call my MSP

October 22, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

It’s a very familiar scenario. And it doesn’t matter what staffing segment you are in. The common complaint: MSPs block suppliers from contacting the client.

At last week’s Healthcare... More

"Online Staffing" - Seeing the Forest For the Trees

October 22, 2012 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

"On-line staffing" (which our SIA Lexicon currently defines as "a type of Talent Exchange--typified by a growing number of companies like oDesk and Elance-- consisting... More