Region - Europe

Are You Ready to Go Global?

February 13, 2013

Taking CW programs global has been a priority for a few years now, and some companies that have gone through it are sharing their experiences for others to learn. 


HP Moves to Protect Contingents in China

February 13, 2013

Computer maker HP has issued guidelines for the use of student and temporary workers at its manufacturing facilities across China, mandating fair remuneration and social insurance, among other expectations. 


Suppliers’ Pet Peeves

February 13, 2013

You can transform a mediocre relationship into a great one if you treat your staffing partners with consideration, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. Here, she lists suppliers’ pet peeves when it comes to client demands.


SIA Research: MSP Negotiation Template

February 13, 2013

Staffing Industry Analysts has developed a template CWS Council members can use in MSP negotiations. Council members can contact Bryan Peña, VP, Contingent Workforce Strategies and Research, for the tool at bpena (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.


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.


CW Management: Brace for Change

February 6, 2013

As companies evolve and contingent workforce management matures, the fundamental nature of the contingent workforce is changing as well — not just in terms of the workforce itself, which is becoming ever more diverse, but the ways in which the workforce is managed. 


Clinical/Scientific Staffing Provider Changes Hands

February 6, 2013

Cross Country Healthcare Inc. is selling its clinical trial services business to ICON plc for $52 million, plus an earn-out of up to $3.75 million. The deal is expected to close within the next 30 days.


Delighting Patrons: It's Where It's At

February 6, 2013

Why are 54 percent of CW programs making servicing internal stakeholders a top priority? Read Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram's answer in The Contingent Blog.


Should You Push for Discount Pricing?

February 6, 2013

Don Dewar, vice president, national sales with inSync Staffing discusses whether large-volume discounts are driving the intended behavior in large, vendor-neutral programs in The Staffing Stream.


Defending the No-Touch Program

February 6, 2013

What do you say to suppliers that lament having no contact with hiring managers? Read what Daniel Khublall, who manages the contingent worker program for TIAA-CREF, has to say in Staffing Industry Review magazine.