Late last year, I talked to some staffing firms that do creative staffing, which includes marketing and design. Business was starting to slow down, which was expected.
The economy slows... More
The staffing industry is very much affected by the vagaries of the economy, and 2009 will be a particularly tough year companies are laying off their contract and fulltime employees... More
As the leading organization to provide research on the staffing industry, we at Staffing Industry Analysts get many inquiries about the industry. What is the size of X segment? What... More
A recent survey of staffing firms by Staffing Industry Analysts, Inc., regarding the importance of various sources to recruit contractors or temporary employees, revealed some interesting... More
Foosball tables. Card tables. BBQs. Monthly outings, including cruises. Sounds like a nice, relaxed lifestyle? Let me add a bit more and perhaps it will create a clearer picture of... More
So the economy is a bit down, orders are slowing down and the pressure is on to meet your revenue goals. Strategizing with your sales team is certainly a good idea. Coming up with creative... More
I was browsing the Web recently and came across this headline, "Elance plans to disrupt temp staffing through Web."
Pretty dramatic, don't you think? The second paragraph went... More
When the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its May estimate of temporary employment, there was cause for near-celebration. In May, (on a seasonally-adjusted basis), temporary services... More
While the 'boom' after the prior recession was short, and driven more by leverage and spending beyond means than by anything of substance, the current turmoil is enough to make us nostalgic... More
Have those of you who lived through the early 80's been scratching your heads at sensationalistic headlines such as "worst year of job losses since WWII?" You have reason... More