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Craig Johnson is senior managing editor at Staffing Industry Analysts. He can be reached at cjohnson (at) staffingindustry (dot) com

Our ecosystem is not immune to ransomware. How to prevent it.

Billions of dollars are lost each year repairing systems hit by ransomware attacks says the FBI. Amid the pandemic, ransomware continues to be a problem for businesses including firms ...

Recovery: The SIA three-scenario prediction for our ecosystem

Our research team has spent the last few weeks developing three global industry forecasts to address three different recovery scenarios. Needless to say, this has been a highly complex ...

On the Front Lines: Healthcare heroes step up to fight Covid-19

In one 48-hour period, more than 500 physicians and advance practice providers connected to healthcare staffing firm Floyd Lee Locums saying they are ready for assignments to fight ...

ESOP: A different type of sale

2019 has seen much ado about industry M&A. Amid growing interest from private equity firms in the industry, another type of sale is an option to staffing firm owners. Employee stock ...

Technology Making Staffing ‘Quicker and Slicker’

The staffing industry once conjured up images of brick and mortar offices stacked with files, physical paychecks and Kelly girls. Today that is no longer the case. For starters, we ...

Without Inclusion, Diversity Won’t Cut It

Pixar’s Purl brings it home like nothing else. Watching a ball of pink yarn — a new hire — try to fit in with a bunch of white guys at a firm called “B.R.O. Capital” is both ...

When humans take the place of robots

We don’t hear it very often, but humans have been known to take robots’ jobs. Despite the chuckles these incidents created, it brings to mind some larger questions that technologists ...

Staffing Firms Not Welcome Here

Are staffing firms being barred from setting up shop in Illinois? Recently, two staffing firms seeking to open offices in Joliet, Ill., were denied permission to do so. Joliet requires ...

The personalized experience: Find, engage candidates including those not active

Remember when Shutterfly sent out a wedding-congratulations email to people who weren’t getting married? It may have happened a couple of years ago but it’s a dramatic example ...

Why You Should Get Your Workers Hooked on Their Jobs

Disengaged workers terrify HR departments. And it is not just about the negative impact to the brand and company culture. The fact is disengaged employees cost the company money. According ...

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