April 2013

Cover, Staffing Industry Review, April 2013

We feature the top staffing firms to work for by exploring a “typical” work day that different employees experience at these companies. The employees spoke on why these firms are the best. There were many recurring themes including an approachable management team that listened and supportive team workers. Also, what makes a staffing firm a great place to work for in the eyes of a temp? We show you what works and why from the temporary worker’s perspective. In addition, this issue includes tips to successfully and sustainably scale your staffing firm.

Letter From the Editor

April 1, 2013

Want to hire great people? Get on the Best Staffing Firms to Work For list. It is the ultimate report card on how you treat your employees.


Beyond the Daily

April 1, 2013

We include developments from the Staffing Industry Daily News and The Staffing Stream to help you focus on emerging movements that could shape your business for the better.


Straight Talk From the Customer

April 1, 2013

The Cost Factor: Why the industry must work together to ensure the right rates.


Benefit of Counsel

April 1, 2013

Across the Pond: Issues to consider when sending workers to and within Europe — even temporarily.


Research Report: The Bigger, the Better

April 1, 2013

Economies of scale are associated with firms offering staffing-related services.


Inside the Best Staffing Firms to Work For

April 1, 2013

We feature the top staffing firms to work for by exploring a “typical” work day that different employees experience at these companies. The employees spoke on why these firms are the best. There were many recurring themes including an approachable management team that listened and supportive team... More


Why I like my staffing firm

April 1, 2013

What makes a staffing firm a great place to work for in the eyes of a temp? We show you what works and why from the temporary worker’s perspective.


Gradual Ascent

April 1, 2013

As the dust from the recession settles, a hot topic of conversation is how to successfully and sustainably scale your business for the long term. Here are a few tips that can help you be successful and grow your staffing firm.


Expert’s Corner

April 1, 2013

The Personal Touch: Why HR needs to adopt a management style that allows for close connections, engagement.


Power Seller

April 1, 2013

Show, Don’t Tell: Following basic values can help you become a preferred supplier.


The Other Side

April 1, 2013

Getting Social: Blending traditional recruiting methods with newer social tools can get the job done.


The Buzz

April 1, 2013

A Different “PRSONA:” Online and traditional staffing models “become one.”


By the Numbers

April 1, 2013

What are the most effective strategies staffing firms say they have to make their internal staff more engaged? What percentage of firms make the top strategy a priority?