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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

Buyer interest in diversity grows

November 21, 2008 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

A majority of staffing buyers, 53%, are increasing their use of women- and minority-owned staffing firms, according to the "Insight Staffing buyer survey: strategies for managing... More

Bomb threats and other reasons for not going to work

November 19, 2008 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

The (Manitowoc WI) Herald Times Reporter newspaper reported that Antonio Booker called in bomb threats Orion Energy Systems, where he was a temporary worker, causing an evacuation.... More