January/February 2013

Cover, Staffing Industry Review, Jan/Feb 2013

Billy Beane, general manager of the Oakland A’s, helped usher in the stats revolution in baseball. We explore what it might mean for the staffing industry. Also in this issue: Analysts weigh in on the future of the staffing industry including growth and trends, tricks to get networking right and a look at what works best when making an internal hire.

Letter From the Editor

February 1, 2013

Our mission is to help you do your job better and grow the business.


Beyond the Daily

February 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

February 1, 2013

The no-touch program: Why no direct hiring manager contact is beneficial for suppliers in an MSP program.


Benefit of Counsel

February 1, 2013

Can You Keep a Secret? The burgeoning concern over confidential information.


Counterpoint

February 1, 2013

Online staffing is the subject of this month’s Counterpoint. Jay Lash argues it is really just online freelance, but Andrew Karpie says online staffing is a platform that can support many types of work arrangements.


Out of the Ballpark

February 1, 2013

Billy Beane, general manager of the Oakland A’s, helped usher in the stats revolution in baseball. We explore what it might mean for the staffing industry.


Reading the Numbers

February 1, 2013

Analysts weigh in on the future of the staffing industry including growth and trends.


Link Face to Face

February 1, 2013

Networking can bolster business, if it’s done correctly. Here are some tricks to getting it right.


The ‘Inside’ Hire

February 1, 2013

Hiring for clients and internal hiring are two different things. A look at what works best when making an internal hire.


Expert’s Corner

February 1, 2013

Skills shortage: Providing workers for the electrical utility sector can be lucrative


Power Seller

February 1, 2013

Between the lines: How listening to the voice of the customer can fuel innovation and boost sales.


The Other Side

February 1, 2013

Set them straight: Being upfront with your temps can avert disappointment.


The Buzz

February 1, 2013

Making it real: Taking social recruiting to the next level.


By the Numbers

February 1, 2013

  • Where do staffing firms get their recruiters from?
  • No. 1 type of training provided to recruiters.
  • What staffing firms say about recruiters’ compensation structures.