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

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.

News: Misclassification Results in “Stop Work” Orders

7 March 2012

Nineteen companies in Connecticut were forced to stop work at construction sites recently due to independent contractor misclassifications, the state’s Department of Labor reported.

Wisdom of the Crowd

1 March 2012

Find out why crowdsourcing may be a part of staffing’s future. Other up-and-coming trends that you should know about include mobile technology, independent workers and increased usage of vendor management systems. A few future possibilities for the staffing industry could mean a new way of doing business.... More

News: Feds Issue Citations to Buyer, Staffing Firm

29 February 2012

The operator of  a distribution center owned by the Hershey Co. in Palmyra, Pa., and its staffing provider were issued $288,000 in proposed penalties over workplace safety and health violations, the U.S. Department of Labor reported. 

News: Judge Rules Firms Can’t Fire Contract Workers

8 February 2012

A federal judge ruled workers who are suing a California warehouse cannot be fired.

Research Report: Out of time

1 February 2012

Majority of large customers use term limits.

News: Tech Professionals’ Pay Rises

1 February 2012

Salaries for technology professionals rose 2 percent in 2011 and more are receiving bonuses, according to a salary survey released last week by job board operator Dice Holdings Inc.

News: Client, Staffing Firm Cited for Safety Violation

25 January 2012

A California distribution center was cited, along with its staffing provider, for unsafe working conditions that led to a worker’s injury.