Recent Updates

What Your Supplier’s Gross Margin Can Tell You

23 May 2012

Most contingent workforce programs track metrics like suppliers’ time-to-fill and turnover rates, but there’s another metric that would be good to track: the supplier’s gross margin


Contingents’ Concerns Prompt City Proposal

23 May 2012

Contingent workers’ concerns prompted one city to consider a new policy that would affect contingent workforce buyers in the hotel industry.


Blog: Honoring Innovative Contingent Workforce Programs

23 May 2012

We will be honoring innovative contingent workforce programs that make a difference at this year’s CWS Summit. While contingent workforce programs have gained visibility in boardrooms, sophistication and practices vary when it comes to how they are managed, writes Editorial Director... More


How to Plug the Skills Gap

23 May 2012

Focus more on culture and less on the perfect skills match, writes James Marshall Crotty on Forbes.com. Software and training can help fill in the skills gap. Read about it here.


Benefit of Counsel

22 May 2012

Benefit of Counsel: The ICE Man Cometh


Straight Talk From the Customer

22 May 2012

Straight Talk From the Customer: Beyond Savings


Letter from the Editor

22 May 2012

Letter from the Editor: The Other Side


Top 50 Staffing Firms in France 2011

22 May 2012

  • Adecco largely dominates the market,  followed by ManpowerGroup and Randstad in one of the most highly consolidated in Europe.
  • In the first half of 2011, the staffing industry in France benefited from a strong recovery; but ultimately was hit by the Eurozone crisis and by September... More

Top 50 Staffing Firms in France 2011

22 May 2012

  • Adecco largely dominates the market,  followed by ManpowerGroup and Randstad in one of the most highly consolidated in Europe.
  • In the first half of 2011, the staffing industry in France benefited from a strong recovery; but ultimately was hit by the Eurozone crisis and by September... More

A Look at the Dutch Temporary Workforce Environment

21 May 2012

  • Overview of the Dutch legal landscape
  • Importance of collective bargaining agreements
  • Details on employers' statutory costs