Recent Updates

What’s Your Talent Pipeline?

2 October 2013

What do recent dire predictions on the upcoming war for talent really mean for the future for buyers of contingent labor? 

Meet Our 2013 Staffing Heroes

2 October 2013

Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram salutes this year’s class of the Staffing 100 in The Contingent Blog. These professionals are championing and promoting the value of contingents — the very foundation of your industry. 

IBM Settles H-1B Listing Claim

2 October 2013

IBM Corp. will pay $44,400 in civil penalties after reaching an agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to resolve allegations that the company placed online job postings containing citizenship status preferences for F-1 and H-1B temporary visa holders.

Staffing Stream: CWS Summit Boasted Exciting Changes

2 October 2013

Something was different at this year’s CWS Summit in Chicago, writes Amy Lawrence, marketing manager of Synergy Services. The atmosphere was different, more interactive and engaging, with people who were eager to share their knowledge. Read more in The Staffing Stream.

Improve Your Strategic Planning

2 October 2013

The process of planning a strategy is an important vehicle for setting priorities, making investment decisions, and laying out growth plans, write Ron Ashkenas and Logan Chandler in the HBRBlog Network. They list four steps that you can take to make better use of the hard work that goes into planning... More

Assessing Your Global Readiness

2 October 2013

Is your company considering expanding your contingent workforce management program to other locations across the globe? Use this report to gauge whether you are ready for it (PDF).

2013 Staffing Company Survey: Staffing firm expectations with regard to upcoming legislative initiatives

1 October 2013

  • In almost all cases, a majority of respondents reported that they did not expect revenue to be affected by the upcoming reform.
  • Those expecting a negative effect materially outnumbered those expecting a positive effect with respect to the UK Pensions Act, French Introduction of CDI Contracts for... More

2013 Staffing Company Survey: Which website design features drive staffing firm business success?

1 October 2013

  • We asked staffing firms to rate (on a scale from 0 to 10) how much they think their current website contributes to business success. On average, staffing firm websites received a grade of 5.6/10.
  • Fifty-eight percent of staffing firms reported that their website’s focus was evenly mixed between... More

News Report September 2013

30 September 2013

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

White Paper: Workers’ Compensation: Hardening Markets and Non-Renewals

27 September 2013

White paper on workers compensation sponsored by People 2.0.