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November 20, 2008 - from Sona Sharma's Blog

As the leading organization to provide research on the staffing industry, we at Staffing Industry Analysts get many inquiries about the industry. What is the size of X segment? What... More

Spread your brand name at the grassroots level

July 31, 2008 - from Sona Sharma's Blog

A recent survey of staffing firms by Staffing Industry Analysts, Inc., regarding the importance of various sources to recruit contractors or temporary employees, revealed some interesting... More

It's all about working hard and playing hard

June 27, 2008 - from Sona Sharma's Blog

Foosball tables. Card tables. BBQs. Monthly outings, including cruises. Sounds like a nice, relaxed lifestyle? Let me add a bit more and perhaps it will create a clearer picture of... More

Are You Truly Motivating Your Staff?

April 25, 2008 - from Sona Sharma's Blog

So the economy is a bit down, orders are slowing down and the pressure is on to meet your revenue goals. Strategizing with your sales team is certainly a good idea. Coming up with creative... More

Crying wolf ...

January 4, 2008 - from Sona Sharma's Blog

I was browsing the Web recently and came across this headline, "Elance plans to disrupt temp staffing through Web."

Pretty dramatic, don't you think? The second paragraph went... More

Temp training: whose job is it?

June 2, 2010 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

Roughly a year ago, in May 2009, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration over the death of a temporary worker,... More

Independent contractor compliance issue heating up

May 26, 2010 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

A recent news report said FedEx Corp. was rolling out new regulations for its independent contractors. Separately, a new federal bill would add more regulations.  But it is in... More

You want fast?

April 22, 2010 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

Fastest car? The SSC Ultimate Aero with a top speed of 257 mph, according to Guinness World Records.

Fastest land animal? The cheetah with a top speed of 70 mph, according to More

Name that staffing firm

April 9, 2010 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

The first quarter saw an unusually high number of staffing firms adopt new names.

SFN Group is the new moniker for Spherion Corp., the seventh-largest staffing firm in the U.S. However,... More

Healthcare reform and staffing, what's next?

February 17, 2010 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

What is next for healthcare reform and the possible impact on the staffing industry?

Different versions of healthcare reform were passed by the House and Senate -- both could have meant... More