Imagine, if you can, a staffing market that had median growth of 18% last year, appears to be slowing only slightly this year (to the abysmally slow pace of only 15%), has 30% gross... More
For the most part Q2 results from staffing firms have been pretty dismal. Just the other day Robert Half, the perennial star of the staffing world, came out with earnings that... More
As we wrap up December it's usually an appropriate time to grab a glass of something warm and fermented, sit by the fire and reminisce about the year gone by while reviewing the state... More
I've got to admit that given the state of the world these days there is very little anymore that would shock me.
GM going bankrupt? Sure. Trillions to bail out banks? ... More
Statement of work is the buzz word in today’s CW world. But there is a lot of ambiguity about what SOW really is. From my discussions with contingent workforce managers and industry... More
Axium International Inc.'s bankruptcy filing sent shock waves through the staffing industry - it owned Ensemble Chimes Global, the largest vendor management system, and provided payroll... More
OfficeTeam, a division of Robert Half International Inc., reported the results of a survey asking executives to describe the most embarrassing job interviews they had witnessed or... More
I went Christmas shopping this weekend, arriving at Macy's around 10AM. Even at this early hour, the cashiers were already overwhelmed with lines of customers six to eight deep. ... More
If you're like me, you've probably wondered for years, do CEOs indeed, senior management generally do they really do anything? Or are they just deadweight?
That question will probably... More
Staffing firm internal employment growth has been decelerating for some time, and with the recent mention here and there of industry cuts, it looks like such internal employment may... More