Region - Europe

SIA Research: The German Market

January 23, 2013

The temporary workforce market can vary greatly by country. Here’s a look at the German contingent workforce landscape


CW Management: The Tipping Point

January 16, 2013

The Procurement Guy shares trends he expects to see this year in terms of contingent workforce usage and management.


Leading in the Human Age

January 16, 2013

This new era, coined by ManpowerGroup as “The Human Age,” requires a new style of leadership, writes Melanie Holmes, vice president of ManpowerGroup’s world of work solutions, in The Staffing Stream. Read more here


VMS Not the Bogeyman Suppliers Claim

January 9, 2013

VMS is staffing firms’ favorite bogeyman, but tales of its effects on lowered margins and profits are greatly exaggerated, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog


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.


New Cold War Could Freeze Out Staffing Firms in Russia

December 19, 2012

An ongoing dispute between the U.S. and Russia may have significant repercussions for contingent workforce managers as Russia threatens to ban foreign staffing firms from doing business in the country. 


Re-Imagining Work and the Workforce

December 19, 2012

Next year, companies will re-imagine how work gets done and who does it, writes Michelle V. Rafter on Workforce.com.


Setting Goals, Measuring Success

December 19, 2012

Given the end of the year, economy and all the buzz about a blended workforce, contingent workforce managers should measure what they have accomplished in 2012, how their program has contributed to the company, and what they hope to accomplish next year.


What Have You Done for Me Lately?

December 12, 2012

A CW manager shares how his program realized significant benefits by implementing a benchmarking strategy with the help of his managed service provider in the December issue of Staffing Industry Review


“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?