As industrial staffing firms face unprecedented changes in technology, our expert panel explores the implications of this dynamic industry shift and reveals the key trends for the future.

Michael Schultz, research analyst at Staffing Industry Analysts, kicks off the discussion with a look at the rapidly evolving use of technology in industrial staffing. “The tech stack has become complex,” he shares, “including platform models, digital screening, candidate engagement, and sophisticated sourcing tools.”

Todd Bavol, CEO and Cofounder of Integrity Staffing Solutions, notes that the sheer number of software, tools, and solutions for industrial staffing firms has been a challenge to keep up with. He advocates for a “good, better, best” approach when selecting technology and warns firms against investing in every tool that comes out.

Diego de Haro Ruiz, CEO of US Jobandtalent, notes that the use of artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the touchscreen process. He explains that AI allows for a more efficient hiring process by automating mundane tasks, helping to eliminate bias, and providing more accurate candidate assessments.

Stacey Lane, CEO/President of US General Manager at Staffmark Group/Indeed Flex, shares her outlook on the future of industrial staffing