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Looking Into the Crystal Ball: Life after SAP’s acquisition of Fieldglass

April 2, 2014 - from James Waite's Blog

I wish I called it. But I can honestly say that someone in my team did.

The news last week of SAP’s intention to buy Fieldglass brought to mind a situation I was involved in two years... More


Why Being a Best Staffing Firm Makes for Good Business

March 24, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Headlines may focus on the great perks companies dole out to employees — think Google, Apple, Amazon — but this year’s best staffing firms to work for got more praise for their... More


How a Facebook post lost $80,000 for this family

March 11, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

The staffing industry is in the midst of a passionate love affair with social media. But not every situation ends well.

Take the latest case — outside of the industry — making the... More


How You Should Read Offshore Recruiting’s Rep

March 4, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Done right, offshore recruiting — for certain types of positions — works beautifully, claim its fans. You can get a pipe line of quality candidates at great prices. But the problem... More


2022: Where the staffing industry thrives

February 24, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Who doesn’t want to know where they are headed? I suspect most people do. But to do that you need the big picture.

Thanks to Staffing Industry Analysts’ long-range U.S. forecast,... More


Have Job Board, Will Recruit

February 18, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

It’s a love that baffles. People’s passion for job boards annoy many workforce experts. But it’s a resource that people rely on heavily.

And a recent survey by Staffing Industry... More


Drafting a Sales Comp Plan? Halt.

February 4, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Many executives make the mistake of drafting a comp plan around their existing sales team. Instead, stop and think about the kind of people that would help your company grow. Then create... More


Flourishing Outside the VMS/MSP Circle

January 27, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Want to get away? No, I’m not talking about a free trip to Hawaii. But for some suppliers what I’m about to suggest might be just as welcome..

I am talking about getting away from... More


Care.com –Another Online Work Arrangement Platform IPOs

January 27, 2014 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

On Friday, Waltham MA-based Care.com, an online personal services marketplace platform, completed its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. On the first day of trading, the share price... More


Why buyers love diversity

January 23, 2014 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

Corporations love a diverse workforce. What’s not to like?

Cross pollinate a firm with diverse resources and watch it become more competitive. The bottom line grows and everyone’s... More