Recent Updates

Blog: Implementing a Successful Contingent Workforce Strategy

17 October 2012

Implementing a successful contingent workforce strategy is not for the faint of heart, writes Peter Carvalho, president of Agile•1, in The Staffing Stream. Read more here


Using Criminal Records to Hire, Fire Workers

17 October 2012

If your staffing suppliers conduct criminal and credit background checks on your candidates, they need to be compliant with the law. This article in Staffing Industry Review addresses these laws.


Government Contractor Slapped with Misclassification Class Action

17 October 2012

Earlier this month, a class action lawsuit was filed against MHN Government Services and its parent, Managed Health Network (MHN), claiming that the government contractor misclassified more than 1,200 employees as independent contractors, write Richard Reibstein, Lisa... More


2012 Contingent Buyers Survey: Average Contingent Worker Assignment Length

16 October 2012

  • See what the average length of an assignment is.
  • How this compares to North America
  • Understand what the 25th and 75th percentiles are 

2012 Contingent Buyers Survey: Buyer Plans for the Next Two Years

11 October 2012

  • See whether buyers predict their workforce will grow
  • What the average contingent share of workforce will be
  • Which areas of the workforce will expand or decline

A look at the UK Temporary Workforce Environment

10 October 2012

  • Overview of the UK legal landscape
  • Significance of collective bargaining agreements
  • Details on employers' statutory costs

You Say Po-Tay-Toe, I say Po-Tah-Toe

10 October 2012

Is it best to outsource your contingent workforce managed service program or keep it inhouse? Last week, Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram shared the disadvantages of each model. This week, she shares the advantages in The Contingent Blog.


California Law Targets Warehouse Staffing Contracts

10 October 2012

A new law in California takes aim at staffing contracts in the warehouse industry, prohibiting contracts at warehouses where a contractor knows or should know that there are insufficient funds to comply with basic labor laws, such as wages.


Vietnam to Allow Employee Subleasing

10 October 2012

In this second article addressing changing legislation in Asia, we focus on Vietnam, where a new law going into effect next year addresses a hybrid form of temporary staffing and labor outsourcing.


Teaching for the Future: Closing Skills Gap

10 October 2012

A Minneapolis community college’s accelerated training program could serve as a national model to help employers needing skilled workers quickly and put many jobless Americans back to work quickly, USA Today reports