Staffing businesses are — like financial service or retail businesses — service intermediaries that add value (to two or more parties to a transaction) through specialization, best-practices,... More
Some refer to it as an eye for trends. Others call it experimenting. Certain folks criticize it as a roving eye. When buyers of staffing services do it, it’s called “trying new... More
"Driving Excellence in Staffing Operations:" Mike Cleland “writes the book” on the business of staffingJune 23, 2013
Even with all the talk of “technology, disruption, and disintermediation,” we all know -- to evoke Mark Twain -- that the reports of the demise of the staffing industry “have... More
Rest in peace was the requiem earmarked for the master supplier model, having been dismissed by many industry veterans. But it has come back with a bang.
A decade ago the rise of the... More
Obama cheerleaders have been plugging the fact that when you mandate insurance, pretty much everybody gets insurance. But here’s the thing: what type of insurance?
We are now accepting nominations for our annual list of North America staffing industry achievers, 100 men and women who have made a difference to the staffing industry. I must warn... More
Earth Year 2013, May 16 (Ship's Log):
I attended this event for the second year in a row and once again have returned safely from the future (but not unchanged). My perspective... More
“Online staffing” platform Elance posted its Q1 2013 numbers today, reflecting healthy growth trends, based in part on global supply and demand conditions for advanced technical... More