Region - Rest of World

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. 


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.


Setting the Right Workforce Mix

January 30, 2013

Guest author Christopher Minnick explains what steps companies should take to determine the right workforce mix for their organizations.


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.  


Apple Suppliers Reimburse Foreign Contingents’ Excess Recruiting Fees

January 30, 2013

Apple Inc. required suppliers to reimburse $6.4 million in excess recruiter fees to contract workers at foreign operations in 2012. The computer maker also turned in a labor agency in China that had knowingly supplied underage workers to a factory.


The Rise of the Integrated Workforce

January 30, 2013

Tom Tisdale, senior vice president of sales at Peoplefluent, makes a case for companies to have an integrated labor pool on The Staffing Stream. Read more here.