Jon Osborne's Blog

Are buyers in the finance/insurance sector hiring again?

Roughly a third of all staffing companies say the finance/insurance sector is one of their most important customers.  So when last year's banking meltdown occurred, a lot of staffing firms were hit hard.  According to our latest Staffing Industry Monthly Pulse Survey, however, a few "green shoots" may be appearing... 
Our sample size for finance/insurance was not large--just... More

Indemnification agreements -- the dark side

There's many a tale that have been told about indemnification agreements--the headless indemnification agreement that drove a ghost train at midnight; the indemnification agreement that lured cars off a cliff; the indemnification agreement that hid in a basement, forever waiting for murderous opportunity. And then there are the really scary stories...

I heard some of these tales of horror--true... More