For years, one of the reasons some have been shy about using remote contingent workers is the inability to connect with them visually. How do you know the workers are actually... More
It’s Independence Day here in the U.S., so coincidentally a very convenient context for writing this post about work, laws, independence, and the protection of rights of diverging... More
Yes, we know that talent shortage is an issue. The media is always on the rampage, hammering the United States for not producing enough STEM graduates to meet the rising demand.... More
Do you know somebody striving to reinvent the world of work — and is succeeding? Are you working with an individual who changed the way you think about work arrangements? If... More
Everybody’s getting it finally. Even government is waking up to the advantage of using temporary labor. The quiet boom in education/library staffing is proof of that. “It’s a... More
This week, Elance-oDesk issued the company’s first public press communication since the announcement of the merger, 6 months ago, in December 2013. The occasion was the publication... More
Walk into a room of staffing industry professionals and ask: what business are you in?
“Temp staffing” will be the response nine out of 10 times. Only it’s the wrong answer.... More
Most staffing executives see VMS as the spawn of the devil, a technological gorgon that rose from the depths to drive margins to the wall and squeeze the little guy. And that’s... More
Staffing firms and buyers of staffing still don’t agree on who is going to pay for ACA costs — or how much.
As the results of Staffing Industry Analysts’ Buyer Survey indicate,... More
Tune out the white noise that is around the different sources of recruiting available. Forget about niche job boards. Forget about job fairs. Even job ads only work if you do... More