Subadhra Sriram

Global Editorial Director

Subadhra Sriram
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Subadhra Sriram is Editorial Director of Staffing Industry Analysts. Sriram interviews industry thought leaders and reports on trends, best practices, legislation and compliance in the CW management space. Her analysis and opinions are designed to put CW issues into context and to stimulate strategic thinking with her readers.

Sriram has nearly two decades of journalism experience, beginning as a reporter with a national news magazine in India, Sunday, before working for Time Warner in its consumer business publications - Money, Fortune Small Business and Business 2.0.

She holds an M.S. in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School and a B.S. in literature from Calcutta University, India.

Recent Articles

Heard on the Street: Linking Bonus to CW Results

27 July 2011

Because labor is a major component of cost for many companies, that becomes an outcome a CW group might be measured on. As a result, some companies are beginning to tie bonuses to such metrics.

Legal Eagle: State Proposes Strict Measures for Staffing Firms

13 July 2011

A bill working its way through the Massachusetts legislature would create sweeping new administrative and financial requirements for staffing firms and may in turn raise costs for companies that use contingent workers in the state.

In the Spotlight: "Our workers go the extra mile"

13 July 2011

Barbara Massa, vice president of global talent acquisition at McAfee Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., chats with CWS 30 about the McAfee brand, the expectations around temporary workers and the challenges of a global program.

Behind the News: H-1B Saga Continues

29 June 2011

Last year, an internal U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement memo effectively prohibited staffing firms from bringing in H-1B visa holders. U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) recently weighed in on the side of staffing firms in the ongoing saga.

Heard on the Street: Get That Buy-In

29 June 2011

You need to appeal to more than just the C-suite when implementing a vendor management system or a managed service provider for your contingent workforce program.

Center Stage

22 June 2011

It's in the Niches: An entrepreneurial culture helps grow this firm

Legal Eagle: Feds Take Action on Misclassification

15 June 2011

The issue of worker misclassification remains a concern as lawmakers propose new reporting requirements on employers and federal agencies move to crack down on worker misclassification.

In the Spotlight: Customizing the Work Experience May Be the Answer

15 June 2011

Susan M. Cantrell, author of Workforce of One, talks about her book, being a contingent and the growing role that a contingent workforce is playing in today’s economy.

Because You Asked: Client-Supplier Relationship

26 May 2011

I have a great relationship with my primary staffing supplier. But we just implemented a VMS. Will that affect my relationship with my vendor?

Behind the News: Brace Yourself, Pay Rates Will Increase

16 May 2011

Staffing Industry Analysts, the publisher of this newsletter, tracks in its monthly pulse survey what is more challenging for staffing firms: recruiting or sales. In the March survey, 54 percent of companies across all staffing sectors found recruiting to be more challenging than sales, up from 22 percent... More