Online Staffing

The “Human Cloud” in 2013: What It Is, and Why It Is An Emerging and Real Opportunity For Staffing Firms

June 13, 2013

  • "Online Staffing" is just one part of the "Human Cloud"
  • Technology is enabling many new staffing models
  • "Crowdsourcing" and "Online Services" are among them

800,000 New Freelancers Join Elance

February 13, 2013

Elance reports billings and usage have grown by nearly 50 percent, and has signaled that it would be targeting larger businesses in the future.


Online Staffing on the Global Stage

January 30, 2013

Online staffing platforms continue to gain traction as a source for contingent workers not just for companies based in the United States, but for those around the world as well.  


Why 2013 Is the Year of the Freelancer

January 9, 2013

This will be the year of the freelancer, proclaims Darrell Jones, editor-in-chief of Elance. Read why in The Staffing Stream.


SIA Research: Who's Buying Online Staffing Services

December 12, 2012

This report from Staffing Industry Analysts, available to corporate and CWS council members, describes the face of the online staffing industry, how large it really is and who its users are.  


SI Report Webinar - December 2012

December 11, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • What do profitable staffing firms do differently?
  • Online staffing report

“Online Staffing” Platforms: Characterizing the Demand Side

December 6, 2012

  • Demand for online staffing is real and expanding
  • It is at an early stage of evolution, much lies ahead
  • A new channel to meet "flexible workforce" needs?

SI Report Webinar - November 2012

November 13, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing and employment trends
  • Online staffing report

"Online Staffing" Platforms: Threats and/or Opportunities for Other Staffing Businesses

November 8, 2012

  • Online staffing must be assessed, not ignored
  • Effective responses not based on misconceptions
  • Threats and opportunities may not be obvious

“Online Staffing:” What Is It, What’s Driving It, What Does It Mean For Staffing Firms?

October 31, 2012

  • Cost advantage important
  • Lower rates, lower markups
  • Many other critical benefits