That was the header in an email I received recently. The email indicated that my name came up during a search for leading staff augmentation firms. I don't have a staff... More
There I was, innocently reading the Dover Thrift Edition of "Victorian Tales of Terror," when suddenly, like a phantom in the night, contingent labor cast its shadow over... More
Some of the most coveted jobs in the world have historically paid zip.
Internships on Wall Street, in major scientific companies, in the media and in politics have typically paid... More
My advice to owners of locums staffing firms: start shopping for a really good private banker, yes the kind that comes to your home to discuss how to invest your millions -- sometime... More
In our latest annual staffing firm survey, we asked staffing firms--500 of them--the following question: "What marketing tactic would you say has the highest bang-to-buck return... More
The answer we used to give to that question was 9,500.
That was based largely on a relatively definitive, though also tardy, estimate, which came from the U.S. Economic Census. ... More
Back in November 2007, I warned that temp benefits were "one of the biggest political icebergs in the staffing world's waters," and I recommended a solution that could... More
As you may already be aware, Staffing Industry Analysts recently moved to new offices.
We did so partly to accommodate growth and partly because the commercial real estate bust... More
Roughly a year ago, in May 2009, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration over the death of a temporary worker,... More
A recent news report said FedEx Corp. was rolling out new regulations for its independent contractors. Separately, a new federal bill would add more regulations. But it is in... More