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
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
Fastest car? The SSC Ultimate Aero with a top speed of 257 mph, according to Guinness World Records.
Fastest land animal? The cheetah with a top speed of 70 mph, according to www.extremescience.com.... More
The first quarter saw an unusually high number of staffing firms adopt new names.
SFN Group is the new moniker for Spherion Corp., the seventh-largest staffing firm in the U.S. However,... More
What is next for healthcare reform and the possible impact on the staffing industry?
Different versions of healthcare reform were passed by the House and Senate -- both could have meant... More
Characters that happen to be temporary workers occasionally pop up in television shows and movies. Now, it turns out, they also have complete television series devoted to them.
The Tubefilter... More