September 7, 2011 - Vol. 3.23


This week: Ask the right questions in an interview to identify better workers; Understand the diffierent legal limitations in screening between the U.S. and the U.K.

Feature: Interview with Purpose

7 September 2011

You don’t have to be clairvoyant to select great contingent workers; instead, ask insightful interview questions and use the candidate’s past behaviors to forecast their future success.

Perspective: Pre-employment Screening in the US and UK

7 September 2011

As the use of contingent workers continues to rise, so too do the business and legal risks associated with these workers. Companies doing business in the U.S. and U.K. need to understand the differences in how each country treats background checks of workers.

Europe: High Unemployment Persists

7 September 2011

High unemployment in Europe remains one of the more intractable problems politicians are trying to solve following the global financial crisis. Despite considerable political effort, unemployment has not come down much since it peaked in 2010.

News: Have Choices, Will Temp

7 September 2011

There are some 16 million independent workers in the United States today, while another 28 million Americans are considering becoming independent within the next two years. How will that affect your contingent workforce?