Subadhra Sriram

Editor & Publisher, Media Products

Subadhra Sriram

Subadhra Sriram was appointed publisher and editor, media products of Staffing Industry Analysts in October 2014. She is responsible for the company’s global media and digital strategy, supervising all editorial functions. Her role allows her to oversee SIA’s content channels while managing brands that strengthen SIA’s cutting edge-research. She has founded and moderates the leading forum of user-generated content where the voices of the staffing industry are heard.

Prior to SIA, Subadhra has had over 15 years of journalism experience at premier Fortune 500 publishing houses including Time Warner publications, Money magazine, Business 2.0 and Fortune Small Business. She began her career in India working for a national news magazine. She holds a Masters from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism and a BS in English Literature and Economics from St Xavier’s College, Calcutta University.

Recent Articles

Interns Are Contingent

8 August 2012

Since 2010, the Department of Labor has considered interns as employees — and expects them to be paid. Buyers have yet to recognize this fact, opening them up to stiff penalties, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog.

Blog: You Get What You Pay For

1 August 2012

Buyers of staffing services want to shave costs. We get it. There has been a recession and companies are still hurting. But when it comes to sourcing talent, pinching pennies isn’t always the best response, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. 

The Man Who Sold VMS

1 August 2012

Vendor management systems historically have been greatly disliked by staffing suppliers. How one man has managed to shift perceptions and carve a place for VMS. 

The Man Who Sold VMS

28 July 2012

Fieldglass CEO Jai Shekhawat may not have been the first to bring a vendor management system to market, but his claim to fame comes from making the VMS more palatable to managed service providers and staffing firms. Read how his integrity and approach helped spread his high-tech vision.

Wanted: Social Media Recruiting Help

25 July 2012

As the buzz around social media continues, companies are getting increasingly smarter about how they recruit talent to help in these efforts.

Blog: Why We Are Bullish on IT

18 July 2012

Continual innovation and advancement in various technologies have led to ever-increasing numbers of IT professionals needed to sustain, develop and support new creations, which in turn has propelled huge demand for contingent IT talent. There are a host of options out there, writes Editorial Director... More

Center Stage

2 July 2012

Center Stage: Three-Pronged Approach

Letter from the Editor

2 July 2012

You can’t eliminate risk, you can just mitigate it

Blog: It Pays to Be Nice

27 June 2012

If you think paying your contingent workers more ensures you’ll get highly motivated and happier workers assigned to you, think again. Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram blogs about how workers are treated by their staffing firms is what counts.

Blog: Where Is the MSP Going?

20 June 2012

Hotly debated and oft-reviled, there is no doubt that managed service providers have changed the face of the staffing industry, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. While their strategic value has never been questioned, buyers of staffing services are questioning... More