While it looks like the chances of comprehensive immigration reform any time soon is just about zero, staffing firms and buyers need to be aware of the risks they are running by looking... More
Usually when I mention to someone that I work in the world of contingent and temporary work, their eyes begin to wander and take on a certain glazed quality. And in a sure sign... More
Around 500 executives from healthcare staffing providers joined us at the 2007 Healthcare Staffing Summit a few weeks back. Amid their general optimism (healthcare is one of the... More
Most of what you think you know about co-employment is false.
That was a message that came through loud and clear at this fall's Contingent Workforce Strategies Summit, held in Dallas.... More
Let's face it; many staffing firm executives never liked Chimes very much. Maybe loathed is the better word. So don't be surprised if some execs and owners are humming "Ding... More
We just got back from the Executive Forum and are all still recovering from a very intense few days. Thanks to all of you who were able to join us and who participated so actively... More
Imagine, if you can, a staffing market that had median growth of 18% last year, appears to be slowing only slightly this year (to the abysmally slow pace of only 15%), has 30% gross... More
For the most part Q2 results from staffing firms have been pretty dismal. Just the other day Robert Half, the perennial star of the staffing world, came out with earnings that... More
As we wrap up December it's usually an appropriate time to grab a glass of something warm and fermented, sit by the fire and reminisce about the year gone by while reviewing the state... More
I've got to admit that given the state of the world these days there is very little anymore that would shock me.
GM going bankrupt? Sure. Trillions to bail out banks? ... More