Region - Rest of World

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.


SIA Research: CWS Council Q&A

January 30, 2013

What were the burning topics on the minds of CWS Council members in 2012? This report, available to CWS Council members, is a collection of archived questions and answers from our online discussion group. 


2012 CWS Council Topics, Questions and Answers

January 27, 2013

  • Several companies state their reason for holding MSP accountable for total cycle time
  • Answers provided for various struggles with regulation in India
  • Outline of various factors that affect cost of ongoing VMS support
  • Many other topics discussed

Selecting the Right Consultant

January 23, 2013

A program manager shares some thoughts on contingent workforce consultants who make it clear they have no hands-on experience to back them up.


Developing Innovative, Critical CW Tools

January 23, 2013

A team comprising industry leaders from the buyer and supplier communities collaborates to share and develop best practices, industry standards and priorities related to key strategic initiatives impacting the future of the contingent workforce. 


Recruiting for the Next Generation Workforce

January 23, 2013

As your companys “A” players, who stayed put during the recession, are seeing better opportunities elsewhere, and baby boomers who delayed retirement are now reconsidering, the war for talent is on. Here’s what you can do, writes Clyde Stutts in The Staffing Stream.


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