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Bin Laden. What a great guy.

June 4, 2011 - from Jon Osborne's Blog

Happily for U.S. intelligence authorities, Bin Laden was a highly meticulous record keeper. One of the quirkier observations now being made from those records is that he offered his... More

Win-loss analysis -- Is it all about price? I think not!

May 26, 2011 - from Sona Sharma's Blog

If you ask a sales person why they lost a contract, the common answer is, "our price was too high." Or "we don’t have an established relationship with the customer."... More

Future May Hold a Workforce of One

May 24, 2011 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Think about it. You are a workforce of one. Your company’s HR department is tailoring its practices to suit your learning style and career desires. Sounds unreal? Susan  M. Cantrell... More

Should Staffing Companies be Worried about LinkedIn - May's Marketing Blog

May 23, 2011 - from Hinda Chalew's Blog

LinkedIn was founded on the premise that people could link together and network.  As it grew and morphed, it has ultimately become a staffing company, one that now has the power... More

Industrial renaissance coming to U.S.?

May 21, 2011 - from Jon Osborne's Blog

The U.S. manufacturing sector has been rebounding lately from its 2009-2010 depths, taking industrial temp up with it, a not uncommon but typically short-lived post-recession phenomenon.... More

Are you sure your staffing firm really exists?

May 13, 2011 - from Jon Osborne's Blog

If a tree fell in the woods and no one heard it, would it make a sound?  For generations, tenured professors with nothing better to do have debated that point.

The same conundrum... More

Vendor Neutral … Or Not? The Question That Won’t Go Away

May 12, 2011 - from Barry Asin's Blog

If you’ve been involved in the world of contingent work over the past decade, it’s been tough to miss the debate over vendor neutrality. The question is usually framed simply as:... More

Launching a new content management system - April 2011 Marketing Blog

April 22, 2011 - from Hinda Chalew's Blog

Well the saying goes, it takes a village.  Our village of Staffing Industry Analysts has launched the third edition of its Membership System.  Unlike launching a new website,... More


May 29, 2007 - from Barry Asin's Blog

I look forward to having you join us as we aim to find the best, fastest and sometimes quirkiest ways to get you the information that you need to know about the staffing industry... More

What's in a name?

June 29, 2007 - from Barry Asin's Blog

I often chuckle when reading articles in the business press, or for that matter occasionally in our own publications, that refer to 'temporary jobs' versus 'permanent jobs.'  Just... More