Recent Updates

Too attractive an account for suppliers? You are paying too much

30 September 2015

This week, we asked Edward Ronan, global category manager-HR benefits and services at BD (Becton Dickinson), for his thoughts on getting the right balance between cost and quality in a contingent workforce program.

Expect a hiring surge in varied healthcare jobs

29 September 2015

Take a look at healthcare employment's numbers.

Candidates want detailed info, personal interaction during recruiting process

29 September 2015

Prospective employees want organizations to provide more information about specific jobs and have more frequent interactions during the hiring process, according to research from ManpowerGroup Solutions Recruitment Process Outsourcing.

AMN acquires The First String Healthcare

29 September 2015

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) completed its acquisition of The First String Healthcare, a provider of temporary staffing and permanent placement of nurse leaders and executives, for $6.5 million in cash and a possible earn-out of up to $4.0 million.

CHG Healthcare taps new COO

29 September 2015

CHG Healthcare Services, the second-largest US healthcare staffing firm and the largest US locum tenens staffing provider, named Mark Law as chief operating officer.

Investment firms acquire travel nurse provider Medical Solutions

29 September 2015

Investment partners Beecken Petty O'Keefe & Company and Heritage Group acquired 100% of the stock of travel nurse provider Medical Solutions from Texex Capital Management and McCarthy Capital.

Thomas H. Lee Partners acquires majority stake in owner of Fastaff, U.S. Nursing

29 September 2015

Private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners LP acquired a majority stake in Healthcare Staffing Services, the owner of Fastaff Travel Nursing and U.S. Nursing Corporation, in a recapitalization transaction.

Healthcare staffing summit: Bright outlook through 2016, focus shifting

29 September 2015

Staffing firms will benefit as users of healthcare staffing services will desperately need workers through 2016. In the longer term, users of these services will increasingly pay more for quality workers, and technology will create need for new skills and new roles.

What percent of your workforce is contingent?

29 September 2015

In our Contingent Buyers Survey for North America, we ask respondents to estimate the percent of their organization's workforce that is contingent. 

Independent workers up 12% since 2011; number of $100,000-plus earners jumps

29 September 2015

The number of independent workers in the US has risen 12% since 2011, according to MBO Partners’ annual “State of Independence in America 2015” survey, and the number of those earning more than $100,000 per year is on the rise as well.