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Yee-ha! The Online Staffing and Human Cloud Platforms “Spring Roundup”

April 3, 2014 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

Yee-ha! It’s springtime, and it’s time for a roundup of Online Staffing/Human Cloud platform developments!

So you ask, what is a “roundup?”  Well, Merriam-Webster defines... More


Looking Into the Crystal Ball: Life after SAP’s acquisition of Fieldglass

April 2, 2014 - from James Waite's Blog

I wish I called it. But I can honestly say that someone in my team did.

The news last week of SAP’s intention to buy Fieldglass brought to mind a situation I was involved in two years... More


Why Being a Best Staffing Firm Makes for Good Business

March 24, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Headlines may focus on the great perks companies dole out to employees — think Google, Apple, Amazon — but this year’s best staffing firms to work for got more praise for their... More


How a Facebook post lost $80,000 for this family

March 11, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

The staffing industry is in the midst of a passionate love affair with social media. But not every situation ends well.

Take the latest case — outside of the industry — making the... More


How You Should Read Offshore Recruiting’s Rep

March 4, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Done right, offshore recruiting — for certain types of positions — works beautifully, claim its fans. You can get a pipe line of quality candidates at great prices. But the problem... More


2022: Where the staffing industry thrives

February 24, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Who doesn’t want to know where they are headed? I suspect most people do. But to do that you need the big picture.

Thanks to Staffing Industry Analysts’ long-range U.S. forecast,... More


Have Job Board, Will Recruit

February 18, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

It’s a love that baffles. People’s passion for job boards annoy many workforce experts. But it’s a resource that people rely on heavily.

And a recent survey by Staffing Industry... More


Drafting a Sales Comp Plan? Halt.

February 4, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Many executives make the mistake of drafting a comp plan around their existing sales team. Instead, stop and think about the kind of people that would help your company grow. Then create... More


Flourishing Outside the VMS/MSP Circle

January 27, 2014 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Want to get away? No, I’m not talking about a free trip to Hawaii. But for some suppliers what I’m about to suggest might be just as welcome..

I am talking about getting away from... More


Care.com –Another Online Work Arrangement Platform IPOs

January 27, 2014 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

On Friday, Waltham MA-based Care.com, an online personal services marketplace platform, completed its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. On the first day of trading, the share price... More