Recent Updates

Redefining ‘Consultant’

18 September 2013

How consultants perceive what they do and what you expect of them may differ, writes Ron Ashkenas on the HBR Blog Network, and that difference may mean you don’t get the results you expect. So be sure you are on the same page to ensure they are accountable for creating value. 

SIA Research: Sample Agency Contract

18 September 2013

This report from Staffing Industry Analysts contains a sample general agreement for agency personnel services. This sample contract, available to CWS Council members, can be a useful guide as contingent workforce managers tailor agreements with their staffing suppliers. The report also contains useful... More

Largest Staffing Firms in the Netherlands 2012

13 September 2013

  • Randstad is the clear leader in its domestic market, followed by USG People and Adecco. These three firms own just over 30% of market share.
  • The Top 50 firms saw their share of the Dutch market increase gradually over the years, but the market share of the Top 3 firms declined slightly in 2012.... More

M&A News Report 2012

12 September 2013

  • Read how we covered M&A stoeis in our daily news in 2012
  • Find a link to M&A International's latest report

Staffing Stream: Hanging ICD-10

11 September 2013

The next wave in healthcare information management will focus on the quality of the candidate, Brad Vanatta of MedSys Group writes in a new post in The Staffing Stream.

Visa program backtrack possible in Australia

11 September 2013

There is a chance that recent changes which made Australian 457 visa more expensive and tougher to obtain could be reversed, according to The 457 visas are used by highly skilled temporary workers.

Matchtech acquires UK recruiter

11 September 2013

Recruitment firm Matchtech Group plc acquired Application Services Limited, trading as Provanis, a niche technology recruitment business for a total cash consideration of £4 million ($6.3 million).

System One acquires one of largest US staffing firms

11 September 2013

System One acquired Joulé Inc., an Edison, N.J.-based staffing firm that ranks No. 97 on Staffing Industry Analysts' list of largest U.S. staffing firms with $114.0 million in U.S. staffing revenue in 2012.

Robert Half: 11% to add IT staff in Q4

11 September 2013

Eleven percent of U.S. chief information officers plan to add staff to their IT departments in the fourth quarter, according to the Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report released today. 

Metro areas surpass Silicon Valley in tech job growth

11 September 2013

The number of technology jobs rose more quickly in Boston than Silicon Valley in August, according to the new “SMBeat” report by TriNet, a professional employer organization.