Craig Johnson

Senior Managing Editor

Craig Johnson
cjohnsonSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

Craig Johnson is Senior Managing Editor of Staffing Industry Review and Staffing Industry Analysts Daily News. Johnson joined Staffing Industry Analysts in 2006. He has more than 17 years of experience as a journalist.

Recent Articles

Indian group responds to H-1B temp worker visa criticism in Senate committee

25 March 2015

The trade association for the Indian IT and business process outsourcing industry responded to criticism that workers coming to the US on H-1B visas — for highly skilled temporary foreign workers such as those in IT — have only minimum skills.

Visas Oversubscribed? Demand for H-1Bs to outstrip supply

17 March 2015

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services expects demand for H-1B visa to exceed supply again this year, triggering another lottery for the coveted documents and leaving many staffing buyers out of luck.

ACA case before Supreme Court could affect staffing, buyers

11 March 2015

The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments March 4 in a case that could bring massive change to the Affordable Care Act and remove penalties in some states for staffing firms, staffing buyers and other employers — albeit with caveats.

Freelancer management systems: Managing contractors and more

4 March 2015

They are on the rise, but freelancer management systems have their own unique benefits and risks. A contingent workforce manager shares his insights. 

Apple ends third-party recruitment fees at foreign factories

24 February 2015

Apple Inc. announced it will no longer allow foreign contract workers at suppliers’ factories abroad to be charged recruitment fees. 

Hot, Hot, Hot: Staffing Trends

23 February 2015

The country may be facing blizzards and freezing temperatures, but certain staffing markets are sizzling. See what else 2015 has in store for staffing.

Politician raises concerns over power utility’s use of H-1B visas

11 February 2015

Last week, a California lawmaker lashed out at Southern California Edison over its plan to use H-1B visa workers through outsourcing firms, saying emerging accounts of the company’s plans raise questions about whether the H-1B visa program was misused.

IC misclassifications result in hundreds of thousands in back wages

4 February 2015

Continuing its focus on independent contractor misclassification, the US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division recently announced several companies are being required to pay hundreds of thousands in back pay for IC misclassification and overtime violations.

Expect your time-to-fill rates to increase

28 January 2015

It may start to take longer to fill your job reqs, according to recent studies. But don't pin all the blame on your providers.

Total talent management: Barely out of the swamp

21 January 2015

The concept of “total talent management,” which seeks to integrate all aspects of workforce management and provide better insight into both workforces, has a ways to go.