Recent Updates

Research Report: The Bigger, the Better

1 April 2013

Economies of scale are associated with firms offering staffing-related services.


Benefit of Counsel

1 April 2013

Across the Pond: Issues to consider when sending workers to and within Europe — even temporarily.


Straight Talk From the Customer

1 April 2013

The Cost Factor: Why the industry must work together to ensure the right rates.


Beyond the Daily

1 April 2013

We include developments from the Staffing Industry Daily News and The Staffing Stream to help you focus on emerging movements that could shape your business for the better.


Letter From the Editor

1 April 2013

Want to hire great people? Get on the Best Staffing Firms to Work For list. It is the ultimate report card on how you treat your employees.


News Report March 2013

28 March 2013

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


UK Monthly Hiring Trends Feb/Mar 2013

28 March 2013

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

Getting the Basics Right During Implementation

27 March 2013

If you have been through a CW program implementation — whether it was a complete program transformation, a change in providers or a program “adjustment” — you know that adoption is key. The other key component is basic, literally. 


Proposed Legislation Could Deny H-1B Visas

27 March 2013

Contingent workforce buyers using H-1B visa workers could be in for a rude shock. Legislation proposed by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, could prohibit staffing firms from bringing in H-1B visa holders.


What Is Recruitment Process Outsourcing?

27 March 2013

A decade ago, recruitment process outsourcing was dismissed as vaporware. Today, it is considered an up-and-coming sourcing model. Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram lists some typical RPO arrangements in The Contingent Blog