Recent Updates

European People Risk Index

26 March 2013

Following our webinar on risk, Aon Hewitt's People Risk rankings provide an interesting view of the risk of recruiting, employing and redeploying people. Their data for Europe is provided here. 


Global Salary Trends

26 March 2013

Data for Permanent Salaries around the world:

  • By Country
  • By City/Region
  • By Sector

A Look at the Belgian Temporary Workforce Environment

25 March 2013

  • Overview of the Belgian legal landscape
  • Significance of collective bargaining agreements
  • Details on employers' statutory costs

A Look at the Belgian Temporary Workforce Environment

25 March 2013

  • Overview of the Belgian legal landscape
  • Significance of collective bargaining agreements
  • Details on employers' statutory costs

Firms Seeking H-1Bs Could Be Out of Luck

20 March 2013

Companies seeking H-1B temporary worker visas to bring skilled talent to the U.S. may be out of luck because of expected increase in demand.


Unlikely Valentine: Suppliers Learn to Love Their MSP

20 March 2013

Some suppliers are in the midst of a red-hot love affair with their MSPs, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. And it’s been great all around. Why is the courtship such a happy one? 


Can Remote Contingents Be Effective?

20 March 2013

Edward Jackson, president of vendor management system provider Provade, takes on the topic of remote employee productivity and effectiveness following Yahoo!’s recent mandate that workers show up at the office, in The Staffing Stream.


Growth Slows in U.S. Staffing Prices

20 March 2013

Prices paid for staffing services in the U.S. rose in February from a year ago, but the increase was the lowest since March 2012, according to data released last week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics.


Staffing Usage Rises in Canada, Pace Slows

20 March 2013

As part of our coverage of the Canadian staffing market, the Canadian Staffing Index was 106 in January, up 2 percent from the level of 104 in January of the prior year, based on reported billed hours by staffing providers. 


Businesses, Unions at Odds Over Seasonal Visa Limits

20 March 2013

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the AFL-CIO and the bi-partisan “Gang of Eight” senators are negotiating in an attempt to establish a new temporary foreign worker program for low-skilled workers, the Miami Herald reported