In our latest annual staffing firm survey, we asked staffing firms--500 of them--the following question: "What marketing tactic would you say has the highest bang-to-buck return... More
The answer we used to give to that question was 9,500.
That was based largely on a relatively definitive, though also tardy, estimate, which came from the U.S. Economic Census. ... More
Back in November 2007, I warned that temp benefits were "one of the biggest political icebergs in the staffing world's waters," and I recommended a solution that could... More
As you may already be aware, Staffing Industry Analysts recently moved to new offices.
We did so partly to accommodate growth and partly because the commercial real estate bust... More
Roughly a year ago, in May 2009, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration over the death of a temporary worker,... More
A recent news report said FedEx Corp. was rolling out new regulations for its independent contractors. Separately, a new federal bill would add more regulations. But it is in... More
Fastest car? The SSC Ultimate Aero with a top speed of 257 mph, according to Guinness World Records.
Fastest land animal? The cheetah with a top speed of 70 mph, according to www.extremescience.com.... More
The first quarter saw an unusually high number of staffing firms adopt new names.
SFN Group is the new moniker for Spherion Corp., the seventh-largest staffing firm in the U.S. However,... More
What is next for healthcare reform and the possible impact on the staffing industry?
Different versions of healthcare reform were passed by the House and Senate -- both could have meant... More
Characters that happen to be temporary workers occasionally pop up in television shows and movies. Now, it turns out, they also have complete television series devoted to them.
The Tubefilter... More