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
Remember the days when recruitment process outsourcing was dismissed as vaporware? A decade later, the staffing industry has labeled it as up-and-coming. It is a growing $4 billion... More
Some suppliers are in the midst of a red-hot love affair with their MSPs. And it’s been great all the way around. Why is the courtship such a happy one?
These suppliers know... More
Their tales could fill a book. Last month I blogged about staffing suppliers’ pet peeves regarding their clients. Well, buyers have their own issues with suppliers. Over the years,... More
"At-Home/Off-Site" Work Arrangements: Is Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Really Trying to Bomb Them Back to the Stone Age? Come on....March 3, 2013
I think I understand Mayer's reason for looking to revamp the off-site work policy at Yahoo. Lots of work-at-home employees, in a company that has been flailing for years,... More
Staffing suppliers like to joke that their clients should run their business, because they are so fond of telling them what to do. All kidding aside, client requests often... More