Recent Updates

European Legs & Regs Advisor August 2014

10 September 2014

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris network of law firms
  • We have covered a variety of legal developments, including legislative reform and court rulings
  • Data has been gathered from across Europe

Show them the money and more: Getting and keeping c-level support for your program

10 September 2014

At first, it’s about money, but then, as your program grows, you can use metrics to demonstrate how your organization can benefit further. 


California bill to expand staffing buyers’ liability goes to governor

10 September 2014

California legislators approved a bill last week that could make staffing buyers liable for staffing firm wage and hour violations among other things. 


The impact of the Scottish independence referendum on jobs

10 September 2014

On Sept. 18, Scotland will vote on whether or not to break away from the U.K. Results in favor of separation could bring significant changes to the Scottish labor market. 


Canada’s temporary foreign worker program leaves some businesses in the lurch

10 September 2014

Recent changes to Canada’s temporary foreign worker program have made their use cost-prohibitive for many companies, the Burnside News reports. Canada announced the overhaul of its program in June.


Safety an issue? Consider temps' personalities

10 September 2014

According to research released by a Vancouver, British Columbia, employee assessment and safety management training company, certain personality traits may increase the likelihood of a workplace accident. Contributing blogger Ryne Landers discusses the research in The Staffing Stream.


CW manager to staffing firms: do this, not that

10 September 2014

Contingent workforce managers rely on vendors for temporary hiring needs, which makes for a symbiotic relationship. Disney’s director of staffing contingent workforce, Peggy O’Neill, provided her list provider Dos and Don’ts for Staffing Industry Review magazine. What are your expectations of your... More


2014 VMS & MSP Competitive Landscape

5 September 2014

  • Global VMS and MSP spend in our study rose 23% and 19%, respectively
  • Market estimates for North America and Europe contained in this report
  • Trend in US clients using an external MSP starting to plateau

Global RPO Directory

4 September 2014

  • A comprehensive directory of RPO providers
  • Full data for 61 RPO firms around the world
  • Additional List of 100+ providers

Ten years later, the CW star is as bright as ever

30 August 2014

We identified and predicted the rise of the contingent workforce manager first. Ten years and a Great Recession later, CW managers have proved their strategic worth to their organizations, writes Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. So what’s next?