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
Since late summer of 2012, we have been researching the phenomenon of what we call “online staffing” platform businesses. As of this time, we have identified about 65 different... More
Just what is this new guidance supposed to be? I am referring to the EEOC rules on background checks released late last year.
It used to be that staffing firms could conduct a background... More
The fact is that temp benefits is not really part of the tête-à-tête between buyers of staffing services and their suppliers. Sure, it’s in the contract. But the reality is that... More
Why are companies clamoring to be on the top of a Best Places to Work list?
Staffing firms win. It’s an honor, yes, but it’s not just about the prestige. The true business value... More
It used to be that corporations would pay employees referral bonuses when they recommended friends for jobs. The higher the position on the corporate ladder, the larger the bonus. Workers... More