Recent Updates

Expect your time-to-fill rates to increase

28 January 2015

It may start to take longer to fill your job reqs, according to recent studies. But don't pin all the blame on your providers.


NLRB changes the rules on independent contractor classification

28 January 2015

In a surprising move, the National Labor Relations Board created a new test for employers to determine whether an individual is an independent contractor or employee under federal labor law, reversing course from a Court of Appeals decision. 


One temp dies, another injured in fish oil plant explosion

28 January 2015

OSHA has cited four companies following an explosion that killed one temporary worker and injured another at a Mississippi fish oil plant last summer.


SIA Conference: 2015 CWS Summit Europe

28 January 2015

Creating and delivering a strategic and effective contingent workforce program is no easy feat. The CWS Summit Europe in Amsterdam provides the road map to drive program success through planning and savvy strategies. 


2014 SIA Service Differentiators Report - VMS Initial Findings

23 January 2015

  • Each year, Staffing Industry Analysts conducts a comprehensive assessment of Vendor Management Systems (VMS) and Managed Service Program (MSP) providers. 
  • The detailed reports provide insight to buyers about the latest features and functionality, service offerings, breadth of experience and... More

Got change? Best practices from those in the know

21 January 2015

Implementing or changing a program sets the stage for success or failure. Here's what program managers who have been through the process suggest you do.


Total talent management: Barely out of the swamp

21 January 2015

The concept of “total talent management,” which seeks to integrate all aspects of workforce management and provide better insight into both workforces, has a ways to go.


Silicon Valley giants offer new settlement in anti-poaching lawsuit

21 January 2015

Four tech giants sued for agreeing not to hire away each others’ workers have offered a $415 million settlement following the rejection of a smaller one last year.


Retention tip: Lend out your stars

21 January 2015

Companies are used to turning to contingent labor to fill in during times of need, but have you considered lending out your star or up-and-coming performers to keep them happy? HBR Blog Network’s Ravin Jesuthasan, David Creelman and John Boudreau make the case for doing just that.


Florida and Wisconsin join feds’ IC misclassification program

21 January 2015

Florida and Wisconsin have become the latest states to sign agreements with the US Department of Labor to combat misclassification of employees as independent contractors.