Recent Updates

Bridge Technical Talent buys IT staffing firm

26 June 2013

Bridge Technical Talent, an information technology staffing provider based in Rhode Island, completed its first acquisition with the purchase of BPS Becker Professional Search Inc., which also serves the technology sector. 


Nashville company acquires IT staffing firm

26 June 2013

Nashville, Tenn.-based information technology staffing firm Zycron Inc., a provider of information technology services and solutions, acquired Computer Professionals Inc., an IT staffing and recruiting agency also based in Nashville.


Tech Mahindra completes Satyam merger

26 June 2013

Information technology services provider Tech Mahindra Ltd. announced this week it completed its merger with Mahindra Satyam. The company says it is now among the top five Indian IT services companies and that the combined companies have revenue of $2.7 billion (in U.S. dollars) and a team of 84,000... More


Staffing buyers reveal most difficult skills to recruit

26 June 2013

Java and SAP ranked among the most hard-to-find skills, according to a new survey by Staffing Industry Analysts of 187 staffing buyers at companies with more than 1,000 employees.


UK Monthly Hiring Trends May/Jun 2013

26 June 2013

  • How is the professional recruitment market fairing?
  • Compare with the latest trends for on-line jobs.
  • Includes the latest salary trends.

What To Consider When Bringing the MSP Back In-House

26 June 2013

CW managers consider bringing vendor management back in-house as their programs become more mature. Here are some things to consider before taking that step. 


Technology’s Effect on Talent Acquisition and Management

26 June 2013

With more and more companies pitching solutions to designed to attract, engage and retain talent using technology in new ways, the way contingent workforce managers and their staffing suppliers approach recruiting will need to change.


Workers’ Compensation: When Co-Employment Benefits You

26 June 2013

The term “co-employment” may make you cringe, but it does offer protections from some types of lawsuits.


Feds Go After Firms for Mischaracterization of Wages

26 June 2013

Two staffing providers were recently investigated by the U.S. DOL for mischaracterizing wages as per diem payments — resulting in workers being denied overtime. While staffing buyers were not mentioned, questions remain whether such investigations could have an impact.


Are You Window Shopping for Suppliers?

26 June 2013

Buyers seem to be doing a lot of window shopping when it comes to staffing providers. Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram ponders what’s behind this trend in The Contingent Blog.