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

The Aftermath: Reality of Mexico’s outsourcing ban

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s ban on the outsourcing of jobs — as staffing is known in Latin America — is a reality this month. And the effects have just started ...

Upskilling Is a Win for Workers and Businesses

Amber Ikpe is a success story for upskilling. Today, Ikpe works at the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF), a nonprofit headquartered in Atlanta. She is the CRM manager, ...

Mexico’s Legislation Leaves Staffing Industry Scrambling

Mexico government’s old-fashioned notions about work are causing challenges both for the staffing industry and workers. The underlying issue: unfair treatment of workers. As a result, ...

Long Road Ahead for DE&I

People are talking diversity in the workforce solutions ecosystem but there’s still a long way to go before they walk the walk. Take the results from a survey published earlier ...

Money Found: Helping buyers run their direct sourcing efforts

On the face of it, direct sourcing sounds like money lost from a staffing firm’s perspective, but it’s really not. It might seem counter intuitive, but helping buyers with their ...

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 ...

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