Craig Johnson's Blog

Buyer interest in diversity grows

A majority of staffing buyers, 53%, are increasing their use of women- and minority-owned staffing firms, according to the "Insight Staffing buyer survey: strategies for managing staffing suppliers" report by Staffing Industry Analysts. Another 22% are considering doing so within the next two years.

This could represent opportunities for companies that qualify as diversity staffing firms.

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Bomb threats and other reasons for not going to work

The (Manitowoc WI) Herald Times Reporter newspaper reported that Antonio Booker called in bomb threats Orion Energy Systems, where he was a temporary worker, causing an evacuation. Booker told police after his arrest on Monday that he made the threats for fear he would lose his job if he called in sick again.

Booker isn't the only worker to have called in a bomb threat to his employer as of late.

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