Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Blogging for Business – Join The Stream

 Last week’s Twitter hoax may not be the best example. Yes, it stole the spotlight but it gave social media a bad rap.  And it lowered the Dow Jones Industrial average by 150 points — falsely. 

There are other ways to get your business noticed. Blogging to get attention is the way to go.  Research from Hubspot indicates that companies that increase blogging from three to five... More

Background Check Guidelines Make a Murky Situation Murkier

Just what is this new guidance supposed to be? I am referring to the EEOC rules on background checks released late last year.

It used to be that staffing firms could conduct a background check on workers and that was it. Yes, there were rules, but it was not rocket science. But now the guidance has staffing firms and its clients spooked. 

To be fair, the EEOC has its heart in the right place. It... More

Are the Benefits Offered By Your Staffing Firm Competitive? It Matters.

The fact is that temp benefits is not really part of the tête-à-tête between buyers of staffing services and their suppliers. Sure, it’s in the contract. But the reality is that it’s an area that is seldom visited once contracts are signed.

Here’s why it matters.

A recent report by Staffing Industry Analysts questioned 4,700 temporary workers about how they perceived the benefits and bonuses... More

Best Staffing Firms to Work For Can be Your Best Suppliers Too

Why are companies clamoring to be on the top of a Best Places to Work list?

Staffing firms win. It’s an honor, yes, but it’s not just about the prestige. The true business value is the low employee turnover and high customer retention. Over the last decade, a ton of research has corroborated the positive benefits of treating employees well. High on the list is the fact that taking care of internal... More