January 2011

Jan. '11

What does the future of staffing hold in the year 2020? Staffing should still be going strong, but there may be some changes — including the evolution of the staffing buyer. The issue also examines the art of mastering client relationships.

Analyst Take

1 January 2011

Sona Sharma covers information technology staffing, among other topics. We interviewed her regarding recent research on the subject.

My Take, SI Review

1 January 2011

This article will discuss three of Michael Porter's five competitive forces that are having the biggest impact on the future of our industry: bargaining power of buyers, the threat of substitutes and rivalry among competitors. Understanding these forces will provide insight on how your company should... More

The Art of Mastering Client Relationships: A Balancing Act

11 February 2011

The essence of the art of mastering client relationships lies between being in a space before your clients arrive and then interacting with them as if you don't care whether they go with another vendor. It takes smarts and character. And this is your differentiator.

20th Annual Executive Forum to Highlight Innovation

11 February 2011

Staffing Industry Analysts' 20th annual Executive Forum will be held February 28 to March 3 at the Fountainbleau Resort in Miami Beach, Fla. Staffing company owners and senior-level executives representing firms of all sizes and sectors will be there to learn from industry and thought leaders and to... More

The 2020 Workplace

4 February 2011

Jeanne Meister is coauthor of The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop and Keep Tomorrow's Employees Today (HarperBusiness, Hardcover; $26.99). We asked Meister about the trends in her book.

2020: Customers, Technology, Forecast

1 January 2011

What will you customers be like in 2020? MSPs and VMSs are here to stay. Cloud computing to catch on. What's the forecast? And more.

2020 The Future of Staffing, Where Will You Be?

1 January 2011

Fast-forward to the year 2020. What will it be like? Will we be getting around in alternative fuel cars? What about those jet packs we were always promised? And what of the world of work, and specifically, the world of staffing?