Recent Updates

Letter from the Editor

29 March 2012

What are staffing firms looking for? High up on your list of priorities is to have a team that is engaged and produces great bottom-line results.


Introduction to the Russian Staffing Market

28 March 2012

  • The Russian staffing market is vibrant and fast-growing.
  • Poised for above average growth in the next few years.
  • Read this report to learn more

Acquisition: On Assignment Buys Large IT Staffing Provider

28 March 2012

Several large acquisitions were recently announced in the staffing industry. The latest is On Assignment Inc. is buying Apex Systems Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing suppliers of information technology staffing. 


When Requiring Diplomas Violates the ADA

28 March 2012

Requiring a high school diploma may in some circumstances be considered a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to guidance released by the The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.


Congress Passes Jobs Bill; IRS FAQs for Worker Classification

28 March 2012

Congress sends the Jobs bill to the President’s desk; New FAQs for the voluntary worker classification program. How effective are managers in using tools such as balanced score cards and customer relationship management? 


A Staffing Atlas to Guide You

28 March 2012

Does your provider know what the temporary worker penetration rate is in your area? How about an area you're looking into? Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram blogs about a new tool from SIA you should be sure they use.


UK Monthly Hiring Trends Feb/Mar 2012

26 March 2012

  • APSCo data remains  positive
  • Innovantage shows both perm and temp strongly up
  • The economic signals are mixed

New Research from Eurofound

23 March 2012

  • An update on the flexicurity debate
  • Data and Charts from Eurofound
  • A review of flexicurity measures

Staffing Industry Share Index

23 March 2012

  • See how the Western Europe Staffing Industry Share Index is doing.
  • Compare it to the US and FTSE Euro Mid Cap Index.
  • See which firms have done best and worst.

Feature: How to Manage Remote Contingent Workers

21 March 2012

Managers who drive results by peering over employees’ shoulders and calling impromptu status meetings should take a refresher course, because you’ll need different techniques and skills to supervise a team of contingent workers dispersed across the globe.