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Talking With Your Contingent Workers Pays Off

May 14, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

What if talking to someone daily in your job meant a raise? You and your colleagues would be more than happy to become chatterboxes.  The truth is that in staffing, talking to... More

Embrace Online Staffing or Be Flattened

May 8, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

There are some new kids on the staffing block: Elance, oDesk, and dozens of others. If you haven’t been paying attention to online staffing, you’d better start. The numbers show... More

Background Checks for Contingent Workers Are Tricky

May 2, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Would it be disconcerting to learn that the newest contingent worker who has been helping you with gathering some sensitive financial data has a recent DUI? Maybe what would be more... More

Should You Insource Your MSP?

April 24, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

You can hate or love it but you can’t ignore the MSP. Staffing suppliers have called managed service providers many a name but have ended up joining or acquiring one. The MSP is here... More

Job Boards Alive and Well In Temporary Staffing

April 19, 2012 - from

The rise of social media is often touted as eclipsing (even "deep sixing") job boards and online search  as "candidate gateways" in talent acquisition/sourcing. ... More

Staffing Industry Growing, Touching Record-Breaking Highs

April 17, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Here are some stratospheric numbers — and no we are not talking about Facebook’s impending IPO. In 2012, Staffing Industry Analysts’ Timothy Landhuis projects that IT staffing... More

Software engineers trump newspaper reporters

April 11, 2012 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

In a news flash for reporters, their job ranks as the fifth-worst in 2012, according to The best job for 2012 is “software engineer.”

Why does  the software... More

What is the Importance of "Sourcing" in Your Staffing Firm?

April 10, 2012 - from

Does your staffing firm organize and conduct "sourcing" as a distinct process and discipline?  What does it consist of?  How important is it to your firm? 

What... More

Buyers of Contingent Labor Should Expect to Pay More

April 9, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

It’s no longer a buyer’s market.

As the economy improves, the buyer of contingent labor no longer has the upper hand. It was quite a different story during the recession. Buyers... More

2012 Talent Acquisition (TA) Priorities Reported by Staffing Firms

April 2, 2012 - from

Where's the info coming from?

SIA's new survey of Staffing Firm's "Talent Acquisition Practices" was recently launched and responses are coming in. While we are only in... More