By now, various media/journalists have reiterated the contents of the Dec. 18 press release announcing the planned merger of oDesk and Elance, so I need not do that here. Besides, I am an analyst and not a reporter; and in this particular context, I am a “staffing industry analyst.” So I am going to provide my perspective on the announced merger plans within the context of that role. I spent the... More
The recently announced partnership between Kelly and oDesk is not just an isolated landmark event in the staffing industry, it is a part of a whole process of evolution and transformation — one that may alter the face and landscape of the staffing industry over the next 10 years (strengthening and bringing new growth to the industry as a whole).
While the general, incremental adoption of information... More