The staffing industry is very much affected by the vagaries of the economy, and 2009 will be a particularly tough year companies are laying off their contract and fulltime employees... More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 www.extremescience.com.... More
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