Recent Updates

Are You Ready to Go Global?

13 February 2013

Taking CW programs global has been a priority for a few years now, and some companies that have gone through it are sharing their experiences for others to learn. 


HP Moves to Protect Contingents in China

13 February 2013

Computer maker HP has issued guidelines for the use of student and temporary workers at its manufacturing facilities across China, mandating fair remuneration and social insurance, among other expectations. 


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?