Staffing Industry Analysts' Newsletter Honored for Excellence by National Business Editors for the Sixth Time

Newsletter Wins Gold Award In General Excellence, Wins Bronze in News Analysis, Investigative Research

Jul 20, 2009, 08:00 ET from Staffing Industry Analysts

LOS ALTOS, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Staffing Industry Analysts, the nation's premier research and analysis firm covering the contingent workforce, today announced that its Staffing Industry Analysts Staffing Industry Report received the Gold 2009 Azbee Award for General Excellence in the Newsletter category. Additionally, the newsletter won Bronze for its story originally published in November 2008 titled Buyers Give Staffing Firms Higher Marks. The awards are presented annually by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE).

In its 31 years ASBPE selects winners based on the breadth and depth of coverage, quality of reporting and value to users. ASBPE had more than 2,300 entries, the largest U.S. business publication competition.

The Staffing Industry Analysts Staffing Industry Report team includes Senior Editor Craig Johnson, Director of Research Jon Osborne, Research Associate Han Wong, Research Analyst Sona Sharma, Senior Research Analysts Noel Calvi and Tony Gregoire and Production Designer Mike Nicholls.

"We are honored to receive the American Society of Business Publication Editors Gold and Bronze Azbee 2009 awards for Staffing Industry Report," said Ron Mester, Managing Director of Staffing Industry Analysts. "This prestigious recognition from national business editors highlights the outstanding work that our Director of Research, Jon Osborne and Senior Editor Craig Johnson and team produce each day for buyers and suppliers of contingent labor seeking to make strategic and cost-effective decisions."

Staffing Industry Analysts Staffing Industry Report is part of the firm's Corporate Membership for staffing companies, which includes research and information services focused on issues and trends within the contingent labor field. The Corporate Membership's research products include staffing vertical industry Insights for categories which include: Finance & Accounting, Healthcare, Industrial, Information Technology, Technical Engineering, Legal, and Office & Clerical and VMS. The subscription service also offers regular briefings, webinars and industry benchmarks. Staffing Industry Analysts also provides a comprehensive service for buyers of contingent labor, the Contingent Workforce Strategies (CWS) Council, which also includes CWS Daily News, CWS 30, research and information services. The company also puts on four annual conferences for staffing companies and buyers of staffing services.

To learn more about Staffing Industry Report, Corporate Membership, annual conferences, or the CWS Council, contact Member Services at 800.950.9496, ="" style="color:0000FF;">

About Staffing Industry Analysts Staffing Industry Analysts is the premier advisory service about the contingent workforce. Known for its independent and objective insights, the company's proprietary research, 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 service sectors: third-party placement, outplacement, and staffing leasing (PEOs). Founded in 1989, acquired by Crain Communications Inc. in 2008, the company is headquartered in Los Altos, California, with offices in London, England. For more information please visit

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