Recent Updates

Suppliers’ Pet Peeves

13 February 2013

You can transform a mediocre relationship into a great one if you treat your staffing partners with consideration, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. Here, she lists suppliers’ pet peeves when it comes to client demands.


Veterans: An Exceptional Talent Pool

13 February 2013

Jeanne Achille, president and CEO of The Devon Group, explains why military veterans make for great hires in The Staffing Stream


Strategies for Avoiding ACA Penalties

13 February 2013

Many employers are considering expanding their use of contingent workers as a strategy for containing healthcare costs under the Affordable Care Act, set to kick in Jan. 1, 2014. Attorney Wayne Jacobsen discusses four such strategies to mitigate the ACA’s costs.


SIA Research: MSP Negotiation Template

13 February 2013

Staffing Industry Analysts has developed a template CWS Council members can use in MSP negotiations. Council members can contact Bryan Peña, VP, Contingent Workforce Strategies and Research, for the tool at bpena (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.


800,000 New Freelancers Join Elance

13 February 2013

Elance reports billings and usage have grown by nearly 50 percent, and has signaled that it would be targeting larger businesses in the future.


Irish Market Snapshot

8 February 2013

  • One page overview of the marketplace
  • Data on the Economy and Business Environment
  • and on the Staffing Industry

Portuguese Market Snapshot

7 February 2013

  • One page overview of the marketplace
  • Data on the Economy and Business Environment
  • and on the Staffing Industry

Stalling VMS/MSP Spend: a Hiccup or a Trend?

6 February 2013

Data from recent Staffing Industry Analysts surveys show spend going through VMS/MSPs has slowed after rising for several years. Is this a trend or just a bump in the road?


Professional Staffing Firm Estimates Its ACA Costs

6 February 2013

Meeting healthcare coverage requirements under U.S. healthcare reform will likely mean a small, single-digit percentage increase to the overall pay rates for the company’s temporary workers, Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) CFO Keith Waddell said in a conference call with analysts on Jan.... More


CW Management: Brace for Change

6 February 2013

As companies evolve and contingent workforce management matures, the fundamental nature of the contingent workforce is changing as well — not just in terms of the workforce itself, which is becoming ever more diverse, but the ways in which the workforce is managed.