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
At last, staffing buyers have staffing firms at their mercy. The economy is in shambles. Staffing firms are cutting internal staff and offices. Many such firms, mom... More
Want to know what other staffing firms are charging for temp-to-hire conversions? How they calculate temp wage rates? How about what fees they pay for VMS and how much of... More
A funny thing happened on the way to the forum, the 2009 Executive Forum, that is.
In the course of putting together a presentation on some of our recent research, 'Research Ideas to... More
It happens every year. They marked the wrong date. They were ill. They blanked out. They wanted to save money, but now have non-buyers remorse, the shock of... More
Would be to miss the opportunity to participate in Staffing Industry Analysts annual staffing firm ranking.
Your firm is too small you say? Maybe so, maybe not. Do you have... More
It's a rare thing for comics to touch upon the subject of temporary staffing.
However, the Dilbert comics recently featured a series of four strips on the subject of 'overqualified temps,'... More
The second derivative has been the last refuge of the bulls in recent months; tracking it is an optimists' game, but it's also the only way to know when things are turning around and... More