I remember when I first heard our president, Barry Asin, refer to contingent workforce managers as “pioneers.” There may not have been actual campfires and covered wagons, but these... More
What if talking to someone daily in your job meant a raise? You and your colleagues would be more than happy to become chatterboxes. The truth is that in staffing, talking to... More
There are some new kids on the staffing block: Elance, oDesk, and dozens of others. If you haven’t been paying attention to online staffing, you’d better start. The numbers show... More
Would it be disconcerting to learn that the newest contingent worker who has been helping you with gathering some sensitive financial data has a recent DUI? Maybe what would be more... More
You can hate or love it but you can’t ignore the MSP. Staffing suppliers have called managed service providers many a name but have ended up joining or acquiring one. The MSP is here... More
The rise of social media is often touted as eclipsing (even "deep sixing") job boards and online search as "candidate gateways" in talent acquisition/sourcing. ... More
Here are some stratospheric numbers — and no we are not talking about Facebook’s impending IPO. In 2012, Staffing Industry Analysts’ Timothy Landhuis projects that IT staffing... More
In a news flash for reporters, their job ranks as the fifth-worst in 2012, according to CareerCast.com. The best job for 2012 is “software engineer.”
Why does the software... More
Does your staffing firm organize and conduct "sourcing" as a distinct process and discipline? What does it consist of? How important is it to your firm?
It’s no longer a buyer’s market.
As the economy improves, the buyer of contingent labor no longer has the upper hand. It was quite a different story during the recession. Buyers... More