Recent Updates

2015 List of Companies Looking to Acquire Staffing Firms

11 November 2015

We asked staffing firms about their intention to acquire new companies and their top three preferences for acquisition targets in terms of industry segment and geography.

This year, six firms reported Europe as one of their top three choices of geography. 

2015 Global Oil & Gas Market Report

11 November 2015

  • Estimate for the size of the global market, broken down by region
  • Top 10 ranking based on market share
  • Statistics on Oil & Gas production by country
  • Commentary on current industry trends and M&A activity

2015 Global Oil & Gas Panel Transcript

11 November 2015

  • The following is an edited transcript of our panel “Trends and Opportunities in the Engineering and Energy Sector”. It was recorded at Staffing Industry Analysts’ Executive Forum held in March 2015 in Orlando.  It has been edited for brevity and clarity.
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3Q15 IT staffing earnings recap: Management makes the difference

11 November 2015

Revenue trends in the third quarter of 2015 continue to exhibit marked divergence, ranging from year-over-year growth in the double digits to declines of equivalent magnitude. While some firms have been well positioned to capitalize upon the healthy demand environment, others have been focused internally,... More

Considering a program change? Understand its value first

11 November 2015

Change is constant, but not always a given. How to know whether to make a change to your program, back up your argument and ensure success.

The ‘mythconception’ of tenure, co-employment risks

11 November 2015

The perception persists that limiting tenure length helps mitigate co-employment. But is that true or a myth?

Onboarding contingent workers. Get a process

11 November 2015

What are the most important things to keep in mind when onboarding contingent workers? That’s what we asked Gary Campbell, CEO of Johnson Health Center, tells us.

Enhancing temp safety: OSHA, trade group release video on staffing clients’ role

11 November 2015

In conjunction with the American Staffing Association, the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration released a safety video addressing the role of staffing clients in ensuring temporary worker safety. 

Businesses in three states face higher unemployment taxes

11 November 2015

Contingent workforce programs in three states and the US Virgin Islands may see higher bill rates due to increased unemployment tax costs in 2016, according to the US Department of Labor.

IT skills shortage drives salaries, retention difficulty: Harvey Nash report

10 November 2015

A long-term IT skills shortage is driving tech salaries up and making it hard for companies to retain talent, according to the fourth annual Harvey Nash Technology Survey.