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Background Checks for Contingent Workers Are Tricky

May 2, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Would it be disconcerting to learn that the newest contingent worker who has been helping you with gathering some sensitive financial data has a recent DUI? Maybe what would be more... More

Should You Insource Your MSP?

April 24, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

You can hate or love it but you can’t ignore the MSP. Staffing suppliers have called managed service providers many a name but have ended up joining or acquiring one. The MSP is here... More

Job Boards Alive and Well In Temporary Staffing

April 19, 2012 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

The rise of social media is often touted as eclipsing (even "deep sixing") job boards and online search  as "candidate gateways" in talent acquisition/sourcing. ... More

Staffing Industry Growing, Touching Record-Breaking Highs

April 17, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Here are some stratospheric numbers — and no we are not talking about Facebook’s impending IPO. In 2012, Staffing Industry Analysts’ Timothy Landhuis projects that IT staffing... More

Software engineers trump newspaper reporters

April 11, 2012 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

In a news flash for reporters, their job ranks as the fifth-worst in 2012, according to The best job for 2012 is “software engineer.”

Why does  the software... More

What is the Importance of "Sourcing" in Your Staffing Firm?

April 10, 2012 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

Does your staffing firm organize and conduct "sourcing" as a distinct process and discipline?  What does it consist of?  How important is it to your firm? 

What... More

Buyers of Contingent Labor Should Expect to Pay More

April 9, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

It’s no longer a buyer’s market.

As the economy improves, the buyer of contingent labor no longer has the upper hand. It was quite a different story during the recession. Buyers... More

2012 Talent Acquisition (TA) Priorities Reported by Staffing Firms

April 2, 2012 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

Where's the info coming from?

SIA's new survey of Staffing Firm's "Talent Acquisition Practices" was recently launched and responses are coming in. While we are only in... More

IRS Fails Own Audit

April 2, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Everyone knows how tough it is to be compliant with the maze of independent contractor law now in place.  And if the IRS didn’t already appreciate this complexity, maybe they... More

Take the New Survey of Staffing Industry "Talent Acquisition Practices" -open through 4/15/12

March 27, 2012 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

This is a general industry survey of staffing firm managers who have a significant relationship with their firms’ "talent acquisition/sourcing-recruiting” functions.... More