September 25, 2013


Last week's shootings at the Washington Navy Yard brings into question background check procedures for government contractors; the staffing industry is alive and kicking.

Shooting Puts Focus on Contractors’ Background Checks

September 25, 2013

Some staffing buyers require background checks of contract workers. However, the shootings last week at the Washington Navy Yard raised concerns over the federal government’s vetting processes of its contractors. 

Staffing Industry Alive and Kicking

September 25, 2013

A decade ago, the staffing industry was projected to grow at an incredible pace over a long period of time. Things didn’t quite work out that way, but the industry is still alive and kicking, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog.

New Jersey Gov. Vetoes IC Truck Driver Bill

September 25, 2013

Last week, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill that would have limited companies’ ability to classify truck drivers as independent contractors. 

The Staffing Stream: A Blended Workforce

September 25, 2013

Developing and executing a strategy for an integrated blended workforce solution can often be daunting. But incorporating some key building blocks and a trusted strategic partner can make it an exciting opportunity, writes Scott Fraleigh, senior VP of MSP operations at Randstad Sourceright, in The... More

Buyer Faces EEOC Retaliation Suit

September 25, 2013

A Minnesota company is accused of retaliating against an employee who complained about race bias against a contingent worker.

The Case Against Requiring Industry Experience

September 25, 2013

Ron Thomas, a chief human resource and administrative officer currently based in Riyadh, asserts requiring industry experience limits the talent pools and puts the companies at a disadvantage, in a blog post on 

SIA Conference: CWS Summit Singapore

September 26, 2013

It's time to sign up for CWS Summit Singapore, the premiere event in the Asia/Pacific region for contingent/flexible workforce education. Here’s what’s in store.