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Peek under the Hood: From Consultant to Employee

30 November 2011

Headlines and news reports these days about the economy and who’s hiring are pretty consistent. Hiring is projected to be flat or slow and organizations are focusing more on using contingent workers instead. And down the road, those same workers may come asking for a job.


European Economies Face an Unpredictable 2012

30 November 2011

Many of you are in the throes of budgeting for the coming year, a task made more daunting by lingering economic uncertainties. With economists hard-pressed to predict what will happen tomorrow, how is business expected to predict likely revenue and costs 12 months out?


Legal Eagle: Client Ruled Employer in Overtime Dispute

30 November 2011

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals found that the end user of contingent labor was the employer of a temporary worker in a question regarding nonpayment of overtime to the contingent in a discrimination lawsuit.


Blog: Why Services Procurement Strikes a Chord (Tra la la la la)

30 November 2011

Suppliers and customers are all raving about services procurement. But here’s the catch: It means different things to different people, so Editorial Director Subadhra Sriram decided to understand what the term meant. After chatting with various industry folks, she wrote what she learned in the Contingent... More


By the Numbers

28 November 2011

  • Who Hires When: Sharpest seasonal hiring spikes, by industry
  • Industries with the highest need for seasonal labor
  • Most seasonal temp segment

Expert’s Corner

28 November 2011

Expert’s Corner: A professional image


Recast the Mold

28 November 2011

Revamp your budgeting process and create a stronger value proposition for your firm.


Above the Crowd

28 November 2011

Slow economy or not, a number of staffing firms still boasted substantial growth rates. Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2011 list of fastest-growing staffing firms includes 42 such firms. But what are some trends among this breed?


The Price May Be Right

28 November 2011

The number of staffing industry mergers & acquisitions shrank with the recession. Buyers are now back, but whether this is a good time to sell depends on the specific deal.


People First

28 November 2011

ManpowerGroup Inc. CEO Jeffrey A. Joerres discusses why he coined the “Human Age” concept, its impact and where he sees his company and the staffing industry headed.