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Staffing Industry Alive and Kicking

September 23, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

A decade ago, the U.S. staffing industry was projected to boom pretty much without end. Fantastic long-term growth was projected and an ever increasing share of U.S. employment was... More

Our Affair with Online Staffing

September 18, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Late last year, Staffing Industry Analysts was accused of having a crush on the online staffing segment. But 10 months have since elapsed, and I have to say that more and... More

Is Elance Pointing the Way to A New Labor Market Function for the Staffing Industry?

September 18, 2013 - from

Leading Online Staffing player, Elance, announced a major move that should make us all think a little bit harder about Online Staffing platforms (and their potential). By partnering... More

What Lurks Beneath? A Tectonic Shift in the Work Arrangement Landscape?

September 11, 2013 - from

Earthquakes occur when sufficient stress has built up along fault lines, such that the earth moves all of a sudden, and what’s on the surface is often drastically altered. Things... More

Everyone’s Talking Contingent

September 10, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Welcome to the 2013 CW Solutions Forum and CWS Summit, our biggest ever. Eight years after the first conference, the Summit has become the networking event for CW professionals. So... More

The Two Sides of MBO Partners: Things May Not Always Be What They Seem

August 30, 2013 - from

For a variety of reasons this past year, I have begun to look differently at MBO Partners.

Part of the reason is that I tend to be curious about “contingent workforce intermediation... More

Making a Business Case

August 27, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Have you ever tried convincing your manager to make a change?

Change typically involves more resources, either time, money or both. Sometimes it involves a different way of doing something... More

New Elance Data Indicate Accelerated Growth

August 21, 2013 - from

An Elance press release today announced the publication of the company’s semi-annual Global Online Employment Report, indicating continuing high growth in freelancer earnings (i.e.,... More

There’s a List for That

August 20, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Buyers Love it. Suppliers think it’s a great marketing tool. The Staffing Industry Analysts Staffing Firm Market Landscape and Book of Lists is a one-stop shopping resource for companies... More

Is The World Going Part-Time?

August 13, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

The numbers have it. Here’s the story so far. July's modest gain of 162,000 jobs was the smallest since March. And most of the job growth came in lower-paying industries or part-time... More