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It’s a New World: Margins Stable

April 14, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Congratulations. Buyers of staffing services pat yourselves on the back. You have won.  Margins have declined significantly over the last decade, thanks to VMS. The penetration/adoption... More


Your Biggest Missed Opportunity?

April 7, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

If you were to ask your employees to name the top “missed opportunity” at their staffing firm, there’s a good chance that the answer from both management and other staff would... More


Yee-ha! The Online Staffing and Human Cloud Platforms “Spring Roundup”

April 3, 2014 - from

Yee-ha! It’s springtime, and it’s time for a roundup of Online Staffing/Human Cloud platform developments!

So you ask, what is a “roundup?”  Well, Merriam-Webster defines... More


Looking Into the Crystal Ball: Life after SAP’s acquisition of Fieldglass

April 2, 2014 - from James Waite's Blog

I wish I called it. But I can honestly say that someone in my team did.

The news last week of SAP’s intention to buy Fieldglass brought to mind a situation I was involved in two years... More


Why Being a Best Staffing Firm Makes for Good Business

March 24, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Headlines may focus on the great perks companies dole out to employees — think Google, Apple, Amazon — but this year’s best staffing firms to work for got more praise for their... More


How a Facebook post lost $80,000 for this family

March 11, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

The staffing industry is in the midst of a passionate love affair with social media. But not every situation ends well.

Take the latest case — outside of the industry — making the... More


How You Should Read Offshore Recruiting’s Rep

March 4, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Done right, offshore recruiting — for certain types of positions — works beautifully, claim its fans. You can get a pipe line of quality candidates at great prices. But the problem... More


2022: Where the staffing industry thrives

February 24, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Who doesn’t want to know where they are headed? I suspect most people do. But to do that you need the big picture.

Thanks to Staffing Industry Analysts’ long-range U.S. forecast,... More


Is Brand Loyalty Dead?

February 20, 2014 - from Hinda Chalew's Blog

I just read an article that stated that brand loyalty is dead. The author reasons that the internet makes everything more transparent, therefore, failures are more visible.  The... More


Have Job Board, Will Recruit

February 18, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

It’s a love that baffles. People’s passion for job boards annoy many workforce experts. But it’s a resource that people rely on heavily.

And a recent survey by Staffing Industry... More