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Temp training: whose job is it?

June 2, 2010 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

Roughly a year ago, in May 2009, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration over the death of a temporary worker,... More

Independent contractor compliance issue heating up

May 26, 2010 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

A recent news report said FedEx Corp. was rolling out new regulations for its independent contractors. Separately, a new federal bill would add more regulations.  But it is in... More

You want fast?

April 22, 2010 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

Fastest car? The SSC Ultimate Aero with a top speed of 257 mph, according to Guinness World Records.

Fastest land animal? The cheetah with a top speed of 70 mph, according to More

Name that staffing firm

April 9, 2010 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

The first quarter saw an unusually high number of staffing firms adopt new names.

SFN Group is the new moniker for Spherion Corp., the seventh-largest staffing firm in the U.S. However,... More

Healthcare reform and staffing, what's next?

February 17, 2010 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

What is next for healthcare reform and the possible impact on the staffing industry?

Different versions of healthcare reform were passed by the House and Senate -- both could have meant... More

Web video comedy series all about "The Temp Life"

September 24, 2009 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

Characters that happen to be temporary workers occasionally pop up in television shows and movies. Now, it turns out, they also have complete television series devoted to them.

The Tubefilter... More

The offbeat side of staffing

June 29, 2009 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

Strip club workers misclassified, fake wedding guests and a resume that came with a shoe? Not everything in staffing and employment is business as usual.

Here are a few recent news items:... More

570,000 new temp jobs for Europe?

March 30, 2009 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

A European Union regulation approved last October could bring 570,000 new jobs for temporary workers within five years in France, Belgium, Germany and Spain, according to research cited... More

Are Staffing Companies Growth Stocks?

May 2, 2011 - from John Nurthen's Blog

In March, Financial Analysts at Morgan Stanley’s European Business Services Research team issued a report titled ‘Staffing Survey – Temporary Attractions are Peaking’. The report... More

Ho, Ho, No!

December 4, 2008 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

Out of England comes a story of a staffing firm acting to protect its temporary workers from angry park guests.

The park was Lapland New Forest, a temporary Christmas attraction that... More