Recent Updates

First-ever global IT staffing market estimates released

25 September 2013

The global IT staffing market is estimated at $55.4 billion, according to Staffing Industry Analysts’ first-ever detailed global estimates.

Shooting Puts Focus on Contractors’ Background Checks

25 September 2013

Some staffing buyers require background checks of contract workers. However, the shootings last week at the Washington Navy Yard raised concerns over the federal government’s vetting processes of its contractors. 

Staffing Industry Alive and Kicking

25 September 2013

A decade ago, the staffing industry was projected to grow at an incredible pace over a long period of time. Things didn’t quite work out that way, but the industry is still alive and kicking, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog.

New Jersey Gov. Vetoes IC Truck Driver Bill

25 September 2013

Last week, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill that would have limited companies’ ability to classify truck drivers as independent contractors. 

The Staffing Stream: A Blended Workforce

25 September 2013

Developing and executing a strategy for an integrated blended workforce solution can often be daunting. But incorporating some key building blocks and a trusted strategic partner can make it an exciting opportunity, writes Scott Fraleigh, senior VP of MSP operations at Randstad Sourceright, in The... More

Buyer Faces EEOC Retaliation Suit

25 September 2013

A Minnesota company is accused of retaliating against an employee who complained about race bias against a contingent worker.

The Case Against Requiring Industry Experience

25 September 2013

Ron Thomas, a chief human resource and administrative officer currently based in Riyadh, asserts requiring industry experience limits the talent pools and puts the companies at a disadvantage, in a blog post on 

What Does It Take To Launch a Successful Online Staffing Business?

20 September 2013

  • Having the rights to use/employ a functioning platform that supports the optimal buy/sell-side ecosystem is necessary
  • Entry is likely to take a couple of years and up to several million dollars
  • Developing/growing supply-demand transactions may be the most challenging, investment-intensive business... More

European Legs & Regs Advisor August 2013

20 September 2013

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris network
  • We have covered a variety of judicial developments, including labour reforms and court rulings
  • Data has been gathered from across Europe

Healthcare staffing growth falling short of expectations in 2013

18 September 2013

The U.S. healthcare staffing market will grow 4 percent year-over-year in 2013, far lower than our original projection of 9 percent, according to the updated forecast published last week by Staffing Industry Analysts.