Recent Updates

SIA Lists VMS, MSP Top Performers

14 December 2011

Vendor shopping? How do you know what your peers really think of their vendors? Or your staffing providers. This report indentifies the top VMS and MSP providers as ranked by your counterparts as well as staffing providers.


Around the Web: Uncertain, Employers Rely on Temps

14 December 2011

A record high number of employers are unsure about their hiring plans, emphasizing the continued need for flexibility contingents provide. 


Around the Web: Crowdsourcing on the Rise

14 December 2011

Enterprise crowdsourcing is becoming an increasingly popular method of sourcing contingent workers.


Blog: Feliz Navidad y Prospero Año Nuevo

14 December 2011

A gift from a friend leads Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram to contemplate the location of workers who contributed to it. With workers from China, Thailand and the United States each having a hand in its making, the gift is proof that companies are going global. 


Heard on the Street: Hiring for Fit, Not Just Skills

7 December 2011

You need to consider more than skills when striving for a quality hire, says a recruitment process outsourcing expert. Personality and cultural fit are just as important.


Legal Eagle: New Year, New Requirements in the Golden State

7 December 2011

The new year brings new documentation requirements on California businesses. The Wage Theft Prevention Act of 2011, which goes into effect Jan. 1, creates new, detailed disclosures companies must provide to new non-exempt employees. How will it affect users of contingent labor?


News: Adding Temps, Saving $

7 December 2011

End users of contingent labor continue to rely on temporary workers. Indeed, the number of temporary workers rose by 22,300 in November in the United States for a total of 2.3 million. This data was released last week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Europe: AWR Deadline Passes. What's Next?

7 December 2011

Though the deadline has passed for the much-anticipated Agency Work Directive, the story is nowhere near complete. Expect further developments to the European regulatory environment over the next two years.


Swiss Data Sources

2 December 2011

A list of data sources for Switzerland including:

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

Third-Quarter Results

30 November 2011

  • Q3 revenue up by a median 17.5%
  • Net income up by a median 39.7%
  • Gross margin for top ten down -0.8%