September 26, 2012


Introducing the six most innovative contingent workforce programs as presented to attendees of the CWS Summit 2012.

Qualcomm Wins Innovative Program Contest

26 September 2012

This year, Staffing Industry Analysts launched a case study of innovative contingent workforce programs, with the top six featured at the CWS Summit last week in San Diego. Here’s a recap.

Get Certified

26 September 2012

Staffing Industry Analysts, publisher of Contingent Workforce Strategies 3.0, last week announced the development of the Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program. This is the only certification course available to HR, procurement and staffing professionals who manage contingent... More

Blog: Five Tips to Ensure Program Success

26 September 2012

The message Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram got while moderating her panel at the CWS Summit last week was that one size does not fit all when it comes to contingent workforce programs. There is no right or wrong recipe. Read more in The Contingent Blog

The Next Generation in Outplacement Solutions

26 September 2012

Next-generation outplacement solutions enable companies planning workforce reductions to shift away from the old paradigm and supply their transitioning employees with extra, well-tailored services, writes Dan Davenport, co-founder and vice president of operations of RiseSmart, in The Staffing Stream... More

ACS Acquires Large IT Staffing Provider

26 September 2012

American CyberSystems Inc. acquired substantially all of the assets of the staffing business of Comforce in a deal that will expand ACS’ capabilities in information technology, engineering, healthcare and government staffing.

Southern State Posts Biggest Jump in Staffing Jobs

26 September 2012

The state with the biggest percentage jump in staffing industry employment last month was Kentucky, according to data released last week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics that was not seasonally adjusted. How did the other states fare?

Overcoming Resistance to Change

26 September 2012

Resistance to change manifests itself in many ways, writes Harvard Business Review contributor Rosabeth Moss Kanter. Here are the 10 instances she’s found to be the most common.