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Digital Disruption and the Staffing Industry


Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) have continued research into the Future of Work. “Digital Disruption and the Staffing Industry” is a new report considering the impact of technology on the way we work and the staffing industry.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution commenced a few years ago with the advent of “cyber-physical systems” that will profoundly change the way we live and work. Examples are the steps forward and integration of artificial technology, virtual reality, robotics, block-chain, self-driving cars and predictive analytics, to name a few.

Previous industrial revolutions have brought efficiencies and price-performance benefits, as well as a massive increase in employment. Now new technology, this digital disruption, could be a job destroyer.

Related: The Staffing Industry and Government Regulation –                 A Global Discussion

Once again recruitment agency owners and managers need to consider these changes as they may impact their niche and their customers and candidates. The take-up of technology is always quicker, deeper and more profound than imagined, despite the inevitable over-hyping from suppliers to early adopters.

SIA Report on Digital Disruption

The full report can be read here

Staffing Industry Analysts is the global advisor on contingent work. Known for its independent and objective insights, the company’s proprietary research, award-winning content, data, support tools, publications, and executive conferences provide a competitive edge to decision-makers who supply and buy temporary staffing. In addition to temporary staffing, Staffing Industry Analysts also covers related staffing sectors.

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Categories: Research

Tags: Strategy, Recruitment, Staffing, Staffing Industry Analysts, Technology

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Rod Hore

Rod is a 35-year veteran of Australian and international IT and corporate advisory organisations. His executive-level credentials traverse many segments of the staffing and recruitment industry and include corporate advisory assignments, mergers and acquisitions mandates, and C-level advisory to multinational and other public and private organizations. Located in Perth, Rod founded HHMC to provide local industry acumen and global knowledge to Asia Pacific recruitment agencies. HHMC’s innovative business strategies and well-grounded guidance result in clients realising their personal and corporate goals.

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