Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Staffing Industry Alive and Kicking

A decade ago, the U.S. staffing industry was projected to boom pretty much without end. Fantastic long-term growth was projected and an ever increasing share of U.S. employment was expected to be managed through staffing agencies.  Things didn’t quite work out that way. 

In 2002, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projected growth of 54 percent in temp labor over the next 10 years. In reality,... More

Our Affair with Online Staffing

Late last year, Staffing Industry Analysts was accused of having a crush on the online staffing segment. But 10 months have since elapsed, and I have to say that more and more it feels like we were right in our enthusiasm. Here’s why this revolutionary model is worth watching.

First, the growth in online staffing is not only rapid but starting to take on that hockey-stick pattern typical... More

Everyone’s Talking Contingent

Welcome to the 2013 CW Solutions Forum and CWS Summit, our biggest ever. Eight years after the first conference, the Summit has become the networking event for CW professionals. So what does this “biggest ever” claim mean for the buyer and supplier of contingent labor? Bragging rights aside, big is obviously good. It means growth, opportunity and $.

But more important, here are a few facts about... More