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Sharon Thomas is managing editor at Staffing Industry Analysts, responsible for the Contingent Workforce Strategies 3.0 e-newsletter. She can be reached at smthomas (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.

Don’t become talk-show fodder

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Being a contingent worker can be dangerous. And I am not being facetious here.  It took an HBO segment to write this post. In his March 31 episode of “Last Week Tonight” ...

Safety Check: Dwindling audit numbers raise red flags

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Last week, the Toronto Star reported that safety audits of temporary staffing agencies by Ontario’s workers’ compensation board fell by 80% in 2018 from 2016. According to documents ...

SIA 40 under 40: Sexist and arbitrary? Or a look in the mirror?

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The editorial team at Staffing Industry Review last week received a letter expressing outrage at the underrepresentation of women on our 40 Under 40 list. Indeed, we agree the number ...

Out of this world: When lofty requirements drive the talent away

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When I was fresh out of college looking for my first job, I had an odd experience with one potential employer. The job description listed several computer programs I’d never heard ...

Why Your Suppliers Walked Away

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Have you ever lost a valued provider or failed to add one to your list? Have you wondered why? The fact is, just as staffing buyers evaluate their supplier lists periodically, staffing ...
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