Recent Updates

SIA Research: Building Best Practices in Your Program

20 June 2012

Every contingent workforce program needs to have a strong foundation on which to grow. Whether a company has an externally managed program supported by a third-party MSP (managed service provider) or an internally, company-staffed program, there are fundamental practices a program should establish.


Lexicon of Global Contingent Workforce Terms

18 June 2012

  • Over 200 contingent workforce related terms and definitions
  • International terminology included for the first time
  • Document promotes standardized language usage in CW management

Q1 2012 Results

15 June 2012

  • See how listed staffing firms performed in Q1 2012.
  • Find out about activity levels and how turnover, net income and gross margins have evolved.
  • Did European or US-listed firms perform better?

Q1 2012 Results

15 June 2012

  • See how listed staffing firms performed in Q1 2012.
  • Find out about activity levels and how turnover, net income and gross margins have evolved.
  • Did European or US-listed firms perform better?

UK Employment Activities and the Annual Business Survey

14 June 2012

  • See how many staffing organisations the ONS think there were
  • How many people were employed
  • What the average wage was

Strategy: Who Should Be in Charge of Your CW Program

13 June 2012

Whether procurement or HR should manage the contingent workforce is hotly debated. Our Procurement Guy has his own opinions, and they may very well surprise you.


Quality: Solving the Labor Market Paradox

13 June 2012

Amid persistently high unemployment rates, companies maintain they are having a hard time finding people with the skills they need. Is this truly a paradox, or can this gap be closed?


Costs: New Report Is Critical of Outsourcing, Walmart

13 June 2012

A report released last week is critical of outsourcing — and the use of staffing firms in such circumstances — and took aim at Walmart in particular. The report calls for several steps to get tougher on outsourcing by companies. Walmart has already blasted the report.


Strategy: Why the MSP’s Role Is Crucial

13 June 2012

Making sure you and your hiring managers are familiar with the contingent worker hiring process and the managed service provider will pay off. 


Legs & Regs May 2012

7 June 2012

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris Global Network.
  • Information this month from Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK