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Busting Those Co-Employment Myths

December 3, 2007 - from Barry Asin's Blog

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


For Whom the Chimes Toll

January 11, 2008 - from Barry Asin's Blog

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


The Future of VMS in a Post Chimes World

March 14, 2008 - from Barry Asin's Blog

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


Life in the Fast Lane

May 6, 2008 - from Barry Asin's Blog

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


Healthcare Staffing: A Diamond in the Rough?

July 25, 2008 - from Barry Asin's Blog

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


Peering into 2009: Is the Sky Falling or Was That Just My 401K?

December 23, 2008 - from Barry Asin's Blog

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


Who pays the fee? Evidently the old debate is not as dead as you thought

April 29, 2009 - from Barry Asin's Blog

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


It's a Bird, a Plane ... an SOW?

May 4, 2011 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Statement of work is the buzz word in today’s CW world. But there is a lot of ambiguity about what SOW really is. From my discussions with contingent workforce managers and industry... More


Staffing -- Still in Need of a Makeover?

August 16, 2007 - from Sona Sharma's Blog

I was recently chatting with a friend - a typical Silicon Valley software engineer-turned-MBA, now placed in Bangalore, India to kick off his company's operations there. I was listening... More


Wanted...a few good recruiters

November 27, 2007 - from Sona Sharma's Blog

During our annual Healthcare Staffing Summit in September we informally polled our attendees on what about their staffing business keeps them awake at night. Most of these attendees... More