Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Temps Are Now in the Driver’s Seat

It used to be that convincing employers to buy staffing services was a hard sell. Staffing firms had to explain staffing services, and how employers could use them to advantage. It still takes some effort to sell, but the real challenge now is about marketing the contingent advantage to the worker

You’ve heard the phrase “war for talent” ad infinitum. That’s what is fueling the change.... More

Your Double Is in the Building

For years, one of the reasons some have been shy about using remote contingent workers is the inability to connect with them visually.  How do you know the workers are actually working?  And how can you know their attitudes about the job without being able to see those facial cues we all rely upon?   

But as of today, there is a way around that problem, and I am not talking about... More

Challenged Recruiting STEM Professionals? You Are Not Alone.

Yes, we know that talent shortage is an issue.  The media is always on the rampage, hammering the United States for not producing enough STEM graduates to meet the rising demand.

America’s position is threatened, as comparatively few American students pursue expertise in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics -- STEM — and an inadequate pipeline of teachers skilled in... More