September 21, 2011 - Vol. 3.25


This week: It's important to be mindful of talent while trying to keep costs down; A new quarterly report indicates employers are guarded about their hiring plans.

Peek Under the Hood: Why Talent Matters

21 September 2011

Focusing on cost-cutting alone is short-sighted and risky business in contingent workforce management. It's possible to secure high-impact talent while maintaining the bottom line.

News: Employers' Hiring Plans Guarded

21 September 2011

U.S. employers continue to be guarded in their hiring predictions, according to the quarterly Manpower employment outlook survey released by the ManpowerGroup Inc. last week.

Europe: Global Differences in Education

21 September 2011

As all developed economies compete for workers, it is clear from a new report that some countries are better positioned than others to prosper.

Blog: What’s In a Name?

21 September 2011

When it comes to contingent workers, a lot, writes Editorial Director Subadhra Sriram in the Contingent Blog. One contingent worker might consider him- or herself an independent contractor and another a statement of work (SOW) consultant. Read why those differences should matter... More