Recent Updates

2015 VMS & MSP Competitive Landscape: Summary Report

6 August 2015

  • This summary provides excerpts from the full 2015 VMS & MSP Landscape Report
  • 26 MSPs and 19 VMS providers participated in study
  • Report contains our size estimates of global VMS and MSP markets

SOW what: Why you should work this spend category into your program

5 August 2015

Developing or modifying a contingent workforce program can be a painful experience that requires detailed planning. That becomes even more the case when you want to fold in statement-of-work or project services spend. 

The model dilemma: How should you manage your program?

5 August 2015

When developing a contingent workforce program or reevaluating your current program, one of the first decisions you will need to make is what management model to adopt. This two-part primer helps explain each option.

Staffing buyer loses temp harassment case’s ‘hybrid test’

5 August 2015

A South Carolina staffing buyer is ruled a joint employer in a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by a temporary agency worker under a “hybrid test” put forward by the US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. 

Read the numbers: Common mistakes business leaders make in statistical analysis

5 August 2015

Contingent workforce managers rely on data to know how their programs are performing. But are you reading the numbers correctly? Sree Thiyagarajan, a research associate at Staffing Industry Analysts, explains a few common mistakes people make in Staffing Industry Review.

Senators introduce misclassification legislation

5 August 2015

Senators Bob Casey (D-Penn.) and Al Franken (D-Minn.) have introduced the Payroll Fraud Prevention Act of 2015, which targets worker misclassification. Ilyse Schuman, an attorney with law firm Littler Mendelson, notes that while it’s not likely to advance this term, some provisions are cropping up... More

Allied and advanced practice benchmarking survey now open

4 August 2015

Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2015 Allied Health Benchmarking Survey is now open. 

19 ways to be a bad boss — Staffing Stream

4 August 2015

What traits do horrible bosses most often exhibit? This list will not only help you realize if you are working for a bad boss, but allow you to reflect on whether you are exhibiting any of these traits yourself.

Five common mistakes business leaders make in statistical analysis

4 August 2015

With a deluge of data from government and other organizations, staffing firms are bombarded with market research and industry statistics. But these statistics can be ambiguous and require explanation.

Merritt Hawkins says demand at all-time high for psychiatrists

4 August 2015

Demand for psychiatrists is at an all-time high, according to a report released by Merritt Hawkins, the physician search division of AMN Healthcare Services Inc.