Recent Updates

Temps: Demand in Certain Segments at Historical Highs

19 September 2012

Is the demand for temps in your segment up? Find out which segments have recovered from the recession and which are lagging behind. Knowing what the supply and demand for particular skill sets are can help you plan your temporary workforce with appropriate pay structures and time-to-fill.

Multi-Country RPO Success: Well-Defined Metrics

19 September 2012

While more companies have embraced multi-country recruitment process outsourcing (MCRPO), these engagements have produced mixed success. When the right metrics are in place, employers and MCRPO providers can also build a stronger relationship that enables both sides to collaborate effectively and... More

Contract Watch: HP, Nestlé, Hertfordshire

19 September 2012

HP, Nestlé and Hertfordshire recently signed contracts for their contingent workforce management programs.

Temporary Labor Bill Rates Appear on the Rise

19 September 2012

Temporary labor bill rates appear on the rise after a period of slow growth, according to the IQNdex, an index of temporary labor bill rates produced by IQNavigator.

Freelance Workers Becoming a Fixture

19 September 2012

U.S. businesses are committed to utilizing a mix of permanent and temporary workers as a long-term business strategy, as nearly 70 percent of businesses currently use contingent workers in some capacity, according to a study by Randstad, the world’s second-largest staffing provider. Read more... More

’Tis the Season

19 September 2012

Companies are beginning to ramp up their hiring of contingent workers for the holidays, with Kohl’s Department Stores announcing plans to hire more than 52,700 workers, 24/7 Wall St. reports. To read the story, click here.

Why a Consultant’s Motivations Matter

19 September 2012

Why are the consultants serving your business contingent? Understanding the reasons for their choice can help you and your providers attract and manage them. Read more from Staffing Industry Review magazine, here.

Luxembourg Data Sources

17 September 2012

A list of data sources for Luxembourg including:

  • Academic resources, applicable government departments
  • Laws and regulations, contingent workforce market data
  • Trade associations and other organisations

2012 VMS/MSP Customer Experience Report

13 September 2012

  • Top VMS and MSP performers announced
  • More than 20,000 buyers and more than 20,000 suppliers surveyed
  • Buyers are generally modest promoters of VMS/MSP, suppliers staunch detractors

Howard Dean Chats About Healthcare and the Contingent Workforce

12 September 2012

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean speaks with Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram about healthcare reform and its effect on the staffing industry in the September 2012 issue of Staffing Industry Review magazine. Read what he has to say here.