Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Why Being a Best Staffing Firm Makes for Good Business

Headlines may focus on the great perks companies dole out to employees — think Google, Apple, Amazon — but this year’s best staffing firms to work for got more praise for their focus on career growth.   Handing out perks is passé. Don’t get me wrong. People like them, but what these staffing firms’ employees are saying loud and clear is “Give me career development.” Ditto with... More

How a Facebook post lost $80,000 for this family

The staffing industry is in the midst of a passionate love affair with social media. But not every situation ends well.

Take the latest case — outside of the industry — making the rounds.

A college-age daughter in Florida caused her father to forfeit his settlement payment from a former employer because she announced the settlement on Facebook, according to Globe Business Publishing Ltd.’s free... More

How You Should Read Offshore Recruiting’s Rep

Done right, offshore recruiting — for certain types of positions — works beautifully, claim its fans. You can get a pipe line of quality candidates at great prices. But the problem arises if you don’t follow the rules, which are specific. Then the process can come back to bite you. And it has chomped many folks. Hence its bad rep.

But there are ways to do it smoothly. For starters, “it’s important... More