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Let the Games Begin: oDesk Takes Aim at the Medium to Large Enterprise Market

April 15, 2013 - from

oDesk, currently (by some measures) the world’s largest “online staffing platform,” has announced that it is expanding its market focus with new premium service offerings (along... More

Are the Benefits Offered By Your Staffing Firm Competitive? It Matters.

April 15, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

The fact is that temp benefits is not really part of the tête-à-tête between buyers of staffing services and their suppliers. Sure, it’s in the contract. But the reality is that... More

Best Staffing Firms to Work For Can be Your Best Suppliers Too

April 2, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Why are companies clamoring to be on the top of a Best Places to Work list?

Staffing firms win. It’s an honor, yes, but it’s not just about the prestige. The true business value... More

Social Recruiting Via the Crowd

April 1, 2013 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

It used to be that corporations would pay employees referral bonuses when they recommended friends for jobs. The higher the position on the corporate ladder, the larger the bonus. Workers... More

What Is RPO?

March 26, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Remember the days when recruitment process outsourcing was dismissed as vaporware? A decade later, the staffing industry has labeled it as up-and-coming.  It is a growing $4 billion... More

How do I get there?

March 22, 2013 - from Adam Pode's Blog

The staffing industry is now truly multinational. Our survey of the world’s three largest staffing companies – Adecco, Randstad and ManpowerGroup – showed that the latter has... More

Unlikely Valentine: Staffing Firms Learn to Love the MSP

March 19, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Some suppliers are in the midst of a red-hot love affair with their MSPs. And it’s been great all the way around.  Why is the courtship such a happy one?

These suppliers know... More

Pet Peeves: The Buyers’ Turn

March 5, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Their tales could fill a book. Last month I blogged about staffing suppliers’ pet peeves regarding their clients. Well, buyers have their own issues with suppliers. Over the years,... More

"At-Home/Off-Site" Work Arrangements: Is Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Really Trying to Bomb Them Back to the Stone Age? Come on....

March 3, 2013 - from

I think I understand Mayer's reason for looking to revamp the off-site work policy at Yahoo.  Lots of work-at-home employees, in a company that has been flailing for years,... More

The Art of the Easy Profit

February 19, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

All businesses want to grow and be profitable. Those in the staffing industry are no different.  But here’s what is. Next week at the Executive Forum in Orlando, Staffing Industry... More