Two years ago anecdotal evidence found that online staffing had barely penetrated the contingent market, with contingent workforce managers paying little or no attention to this new... More
In its press release yesterday, “oDesk Reaches $1 Billion Spent Cumulatively via its Online Workplace,” the company not only announced its crossing of a key milestone $1 billion... More
On Aug. 1, Elance previewed some findings from its Q2 Employment Report (to be released later this month). Unlike rough-grained government labor reports, information monitored on the... More
Staffing businesses are — like financial service or retail businesses — service intermediaries that add value (to two or more parties to a transaction) through specialization, best-practices,... More
Some refer to it as an eye for trends. Others call it experimenting. Certain folks criticize it as a roving eye. When buyers of staffing services do it, it’s called “trying new... More
"Driving Excellence in Staffing Operations:" Mike Cleland “writes the book” on the business of staffingJune 23, 2013
Even with all the talk of “technology, disruption, and disintermediation,” we all know -- to evoke Mark Twain -- that the reports of the demise of the staffing industry “have... More
Rest in peace was the requiem earmarked for the master supplier model, having been dismissed by many industry veterans. But it has come back with a bang.
A decade ago the rise of the... More
Obama cheerleaders have been plugging the fact that when you mandate insurance, pretty much everybody gets insurance. But here’s the thing: what type of insurance?
We are now accepting nominations for our annual list of North America staffing industry achievers, 100 men and women who have made a difference to the staffing industry. I must warn... More