Recent Updates

Bill Aims to End ACA Part-Time Incentive

7 August 2013

A proposed bill aimed at reducing the incentive for employers to limit workers’ hours would change how potential penalties are calculated under the Affordable Care Act.


Are You Staffing — Online?

7 August 2013

If you aren't working online staffing platforms into your talent acquisition strategy, you risk getting left behind, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. Read the blog post here


Recognition Key to Talent Attraction, Retention and Engagement

7 August 2013

Many managers forget what teachers have known for years: People respond well to recognition for their hard work. Kevin Sheridan, author and chief engagement officer at Kevin Sheridan LLC, shares best practices in developing a recognition program in The Staffing Stream.


Employing Grey: Don’t dismiss candidates based on age

7 August 2013

A baby boomer shares her experience with staffing firms and hiring companies that seemed reluctant to hire her because of her age in Staffing Industry Review magazine. Read the story here.


Orchestrate Decisions

7 August 2013

Decision-making is often an orchestrated process by which the manager engages other people in reaching a conclusion, rather than a solo process, writes Ron Ashkenas at the HBR Blog Network. He shares examples of how to facilitate this kind of engaged decision-making.


News Report July 2013

31 July 2013

Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labour markets across Europe. Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data. 


Global Schmobal …

31 July 2013

When a supplier claims experience in a region you’re looking into, you should dig deeper to learn the actual extent of that experience.


First Steps in Strategic Workforce Management

31 July 2013

Here’s what we advise contingent workforce program managers to do when first exploring strategic workforce management. 


Merging CW Programs After an Acquisition

31 July 2013

Following the acquisition of one company by another, there is the much involved when merging managed service programs and vendor management systems. Here are some points for contingent workforce program owners to consider.


Some Firms Ignore IC Rulings from IRS

31 July 2013

Some U.S. companies are ignoring IRS rulings that they misclassified workers as independent contractors.