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After Executive Forum: What Suppliers Would Like Buyers to Know

March 25, 2015 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

They came in droves, strong and confident. Staffing suppliers at the Executive Forum in Orlando are not just pleased with how the industry fared in 2014 — with sales up 6% overall... More

Branding in the Staffing Industry

February 9, 2015 - from Phil Grabfield's Blog

Branding is much more than the logo you use. Brand perceptions result from the cumulative touch-points customers have with your company. Your brand is only as strong as the weakest... More

The Coming Revolution at Work, Brace Yourself

February 2, 2015 - from Barry Asin's Blog

The staffing industry began in large part as a workforce solution to cope with the results of the industrial revolution and its need for more modular units of work. More recently, uncertainty... More

Probably the best file naming convention ever

December 21, 2014 - from Adam Pode's Blog

With the increasing use of systems such as SharePoint that encourage collaborative working, it is important that folders, documents and records are named in a consistent and logical... More

Marimekko to you to

November 20, 2014 - from Adam Pode's Blog

A ‘Mekko’ chart is said to have gained the name because it resembles a print developed by the Finnish Textiles and Fashion group - Marimekko

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New Tool Delivers Pay Data on Demand

November 11, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

It’s a difficult conversation to have – are you paying your contingents right?  Salaries are never doled out evenly across the board, even for contingents doing the same job.... More

Contingent Workforce Management, CIT, and What Lies Ahead: Digital Platforms, Service Ecosystems, and the “New-Net-Work-Force”

November 7, 2014 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

There is no doubt that CIT (communications and information technology) in many forms changed the staffing industry over the past 25 years, though little formal study of these changes... More

Supercharge Your Recruiting Mojo. Join in the Best Staffing Firms to Work for Contest

November 4, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Tired of looking for quality talent but unable to find it?  Is lightning demand for quality candidates forcing you to reevaluate your recruiting methods?  Here’s a suggestion:... More

Hate your VMS? Maybe it’s not the tool but how you use it

October 27, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

People like taking potshots at VMS; let’s face it — the tool has had its share of vilification. From buyers giving it a low net promoter score to suppliers irate about the money... More

Who Has Been Driving Change in the World of Work? Applaud the Staffing 100 Honorees.

October 19, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Those on the Staffing 100 need to take a bow. The US temp penetration rate (percent of workforce that is temporary and engaged through staffing firms) was 2.10 percent in September.... More