Recent Updates

Going Global? There’s a Report for That

1 May 2013

Here are a few tools that you might find helpful as you start or continue on your global journey.

Canada Sharpens Temporary Foreign Worker Rules

1 May 2013

The Canadian government rolled out reforms to its Temporary Foreign Worker program on Monday, although the changes have been criticized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Blogging for Business: Join The Stream

1 May 2013

Companies that blog reap the benefits in terms of business and leads, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. See how contributing to The Staffing Stream can help you get ahead.

Contractor to Pay $20,000 in IC Misclassification

1 May 2013

A Raleigh, N.C., contractor must pay more than $20,000 in back wages to four employees who were found misclassified as independent contractors, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division reported. 

The Key to MSP Success: Organizational Readiness

1 May 2013

Dani McDonald, director of solution sales for CDI Corp.’s Professional Services Staffing business, shares some best practices to help you determine if you are ready for a managed service program in The Staffing Stream.

The MSP Debate

1 May 2013

Is it better to run your own contingent workforce program or to outsource to an MSP? Peggy O'Neill, director of staffing, contingent workforce at ESPN, and Penny Queller, senior vice president, global solutions for Bartech, debate the issue in Staffing Industry Review.

SIA Webinar: Establishing Program Metrics and KPIs

1 May 2013

What is the ideal data that will promote and enhance program performance? Expert panelists will share the metrics and KPIs that have had a significant impact on their program performance and how you can apply these same principles to your own programs.

The European Labour Market

30 April 2013

  • This report acts as a precursor to our work on contingent work.
  • It shows how the labour market is structured in Europe.
  • And sets out the size of the working age population,the labour force and the work force.

News Report April 2013

30 April 2013

Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labour markets in Europe. Browse news by country and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data – just click on the links below.

Largest Staffing Firms in Germany 2012

29 April 2013

  • Randstad and Adecco are the clear leaders in a fragmented market with both firms recording revenues twice as large as Hays, the third ranked company.
  • Only one domestic firm features in the Top 5, but German firms largely dominate the rest of the Top 50 list.
  • The German staffing market contracted... More