Craig Johnson

Managing Editor, Staffing Publications

Craig Johnson
cjohnsonSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

Craig Johnson is Managing Editor of Staffing Industry Review and Staffing Industry Analysts Daily News. Johnson joined Staffing Industry Analysts in 2006. He has more than 17 years of experience as a journalist.

Recent Articles

Misclassifications: Mass. Firms Pay $11 Million

25 April 2012

Massachusetts agencies collected nearly $11 million from firms that misclassified workers as independent contractors and other infractions.

Center Stage

23 April 2012

Center Stage: Home-Grown Leadership

You Ask/We Answer

23 April 2012

You Ask/We Answer: VMS Angst?

Contingent Workers Settle Wage and Hour Suit

18 April 2012

Contingent workers in California have settled their wage and hour lawsuit against their staffing firm and its client. 

Spend on Staffing Services Rises Faster Than Expected

11 April 2012

Spending on contingent labor through staffing firms is rising faster than expected, according to new research from Staffing Industry Analysts. Spending in some staffing segments will soon exceed pre-recession levels. 

New H-1B Guidance Is Boost for Staffing Firms, Buyers

4 April 2012

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service issued updated guidance that clarifies staffing firms are eligible to file H-1B petitions even though they place workers at third-party sites.

The Best Staffing Firms to Work For

29 March 2012

The top staffing firms to work for are listed. Recurring themes like listening to employees, hiring right in the first place and letting workers build their skills have helped boost the bottom line of these companies and made their employees appreciate their workplace.

Acquisition: On Assignment Buys Large IT Staffing Provider

28 March 2012

Several large acquisitions were recently announced in the staffing industry. The latest is On Assignment Inc. is buying Apex Systems Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing suppliers of information technology staffing. 

News: Who Will Pay Healthcare Reform Penalties for Contingents?

21 March 2012

A contingent workforce management professional urged staffing firms to communicate with their clients what their penalties would be under the healthcare reform mandates.

News: H-1B Difficulties for Staffing Firms Cleared

14 March 2012

The USCIS issued new guidance this week confirming staffing firms as legitimate employers for H1-B visa purposes, the TechServe Alliance reported today. Previously, staffing firms had struggled to obtain the visas on behalf of clients.