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RPO Scores

February 1, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

The fans are cheering. It’s not exactly a touchdown, but there’s cause for cheer:  recruitment process outsourcing has gone global. For years, the RPO buyer has searched for... More


Pandora’s Box: Misclassification

January 17, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

The IRS looks for it. Employers dread and hate it. And regardless of the different sentiments it arouses, it is not going to go away: Worker misclassification. According to a recent... More


Only Dinosaurs Don't Use Temps

January 3, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Does your company use contingents? Can it staff a project within 48 hours? Does the company have a temp-to-perm hiring option? Does your management team talk about workforce modeling... More


Finally, A Better Rep

December 20, 2011 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Respect has been hard won for the staffing industry. It’s come a long way from the often derogatory epithet: “temp”.  But it took many years and a recession that brought... More


Do staffing companies spend enough on marketing?

December 15, 2011 - from John Nurthen's Blog

Staffing is a “me too” industry. Staffing companies generally provide the same types of services to the same group of customers – and, in many instances are even supplying the... More


Feliz Navidad y Prospero Año Nuevo

December 13, 2011 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Last weekend, a friend gave me a beautiful candle as a gift. No surprise there, given it’s the holiday season. But more than the candle — beautiful as it was — here’s what caught... More


Co-employment Is Not A Dirty Word

December 8, 2011 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

You are a co-employer. There. I said it. Co-employment is unavoidable in most contingent labor situations. In fact, that’s not a bad thing. Nevertheless, the very term causes many... More


Online Services Take Aim at Small Jobs

December 5, 2011 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

Some online services now act as middlemen in parceling out small tasks. With a few clicks on a keyboard anyone can summon an assistant to pick up the groceries, help put together Ikea... More


Google is so last year

November 29, 2011 - from Adam Pode's Blog

I am “old” enough to have lived through the dot.com bubble. After which a large number of useful online resources and technologies disappeared because they could not answer the... More


Tra La La La La: Why Services Procurement Strikes a Chord

November 29, 2011 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Suppliers and customers are all raving about services procurement. But here’s the catch: It means different things to different people. So I decided to explore this term a bit by... More