Region - North America

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.


Veterans: An Exceptional Talent Pool

February 13, 2013

Jeanne Achille, president and CEO of The Devon Group, explains why military veterans make for great hires in The Staffing Stream


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.


SI Report Webinar - February 2013

February 12, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Hottest employment markets
  • 2013 payrate-rangefinder

Trends in U.S. staffing market concentration and staffing firm rankings, 2007-2011

February 6, 2013

  • Portion of U.S. staffing market captured by top fifteen largest firms steadily increased by average of +2.3 percentage points from 2007-2011
  • Many staffing segment markets experienced a significant increase in concentration during the recession (2008-2009)
  • Allegis Group and Adecco maintained their... More

1Q13 Employment Hotlist: The fastest-growing U.S. job markets, by detailed industry and geography

February 6, 2013

  • Best industry: Leisure and hospitality tops list of eleven major industries
  • Government takes last place, losing average of 27,000 jobs per month from October to December
  • Non-supervisory employees at petroleum refineries have highest average weekly overtime hours 
  • Best states: Utah, North... More

Professional Staffing Firm Estimates Its ACA Costs

February 6, 2013

Meeting healthcare coverage requirements under U.S. healthcare reform will likely mean a small, single-digit percentage increase to the overall pay rates for the company’s temporary workers, Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) CFO Keith Waddell said in a conference call with analysts on Jan.... More


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.