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Who Cares About Vendor Neutrality?

June 8, 2011 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

What’s all the brouhaha about vendor neutrality? Historically, it didn’t exist. It’s a concept that evolved in the ’80s and ’90s. But today, customers do care about having... More


Is Your Sales Force Comp Program Working for Your Business or Against It?

June 6, 2011 - from Barry Asin's Blog

I’ve talked with dozens of staffing execs about sales force compensation — a topic that always captures people’s attention. We all hope to find that perfect combination of incentives... More


Bin Laden. What a great guy.

June 4, 2011 - from Jon Osborne's Blog

Happily for U.S. intelligence authorities, Bin Laden was a highly meticulous record keeper. One of the quirkier observations now being made from those records is that he offered his... More


Future May Hold a Workforce of One

May 24, 2011 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Think about it. You are a workforce of one. Your company’s HR department is tailoring its practices to suit your learning style and career desires. Sounds unreal? Susan  M. Cantrell... More


Industrial renaissance coming to U.S.?

May 21, 2011 - from Jon Osborne's Blog

The U.S. manufacturing sector has been rebounding lately from its 2009-2010 depths, taking industrial temp up with it, a not uncommon but typically short-lived post-recession phenomenon.... More


Are you sure your staffing firm really exists?

May 13, 2011 - from Jon Osborne's Blog

If a tree fell in the woods and no one heard it, would it make a sound?  For generations, tenured professors with nothing better to do have debated that point.

The same conundrum... More


Vendor Neutral … Or Not? The Question That Won’t Go Away

May 12, 2011 - from Barry Asin's Blog

If you’ve been involved in the world of contingent work over the past decade, it’s been tough to miss the debate over vendor neutrality. The question is usually framed simply as:... More


Welcome

May 29, 2007 - from Barry Asin's Blog

I look forward to having you join us as we aim to find the best, fastest and sometimes quirkiest ways to get you the information that you need to know about the staffing industry... More


What's in a name?

June 29, 2007 - from Barry Asin's Blog

I often chuckle when reading articles in the business press, or for that matter occasionally in our own publications, that refer to 'temporary jobs' versus 'permanent jobs.'  Just... More


Immigration Raid Spotlights Dirty Little Secrets

July 30, 2007 - from Barry Asin's Blog

While it looks like the chances of comprehensive immigration reform any time soon is just about zero, staffing firms and buyers need to be aware of the risks they are running by looking... More