Subadhra Sriram's Blog

2022: Where the staffing industry thrives

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, suppliers and buyers of staffing services can be confident in making durable plans. This detailed, 39-page report gives very detailed information, and by occupational category.

First the big picture. “We forecast that... More

Have Job Board, Will Recruit

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 Analysts (SIA) indicates that staffing firms are not immune to its appeal.

“Given that job boards have the highest bang to buck return on spend/effort when it comes to recruiting temporary workers, I see the attraction,”... More

Drafting a Sales Comp Plan? Halt.

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 a sales compensation plan around those folks. Next step: go hire those people.  Get them started on the plan.

What do you do about your existing sales team? “You may need to put something in place for them to... More