The recently announced partnership between Kelly and oDesk is not just an isolated landmark event in the staffing industry, it is a part of a whole process of evolution and transformation... More
Temp worker flexibility has been stretched to a whole new level. Here’s how it goes down.
There’s a strike to protest a lack of benefits. Union A hires temps to dissent alongside... More
If buyers love it, can staffing firms be far behind? No, I am not talking about customers’ appetite for cutting costs, but rather the fascination with anything SOW — statement of... More
It seems that in the small emerging space of online staffing and human cloud platforms there is some new development or announcement every week. Because I monitor this space daily,... More
We’ve all heard the stories about how hard it is to get talent and how there’s a war raging for these qualified professionals. The take-away from this is the word qualified. Qualified... More
So much is still being said about the Affordable Care Act that people are glazing over some important realities.
In 2014, 13 million more people under the age of 65 are becoming insured.... More
freelancer.com’s IPO Prospectus Allows a Look Under the Hood of a Large Global Online Staffing Platform BusinessOctober 16, 2013
Since we started studying online staffing platforms in 2012, there have been a lot of questions about what is really going on in these companies? How do they compute revenues? What... More
While I realize that “online staffing” and other “human cloud” platforms are not the favorite topics of everyone in the staffing industry, as a research analyst whose job it... More
Who’s on the hook for bearing the additional costs of healthcare reform? Buyers and suppliers see the ACA price saga unfolding quite differently.
Buyers of staffing services assert... More