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The Next Generation in Outplacement Solutions

26 September 2012

Next-generation outplacement solutions enable companies planning workforce reductions to shift away from the old paradigm and supply their transitioning employees with extra, well-tailored services, writes Dan Davenport, co-founder and vice president of operations of RiseSmart, in The Staffing Stream... More

Southern State Posts Biggest Jump in Staffing Jobs

26 September 2012

The state with the biggest percentage jump in staffing industry employment last month was Kentucky, according to data released last week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics that was not seasonally adjusted. How did the other states fare?

Get Certified

26 September 2012

Staffing Industry Analysts, publisher of Contingent Workforce Strategies 3.0, last week announced the development of the Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program. This is the only certification course available to HR, procurement and staffing professionals who manage contingent... More

Overcoming Resistance to Change

26 September 2012

Resistance to change manifests itself in many ways, writes Harvard Business Review contributor Rosabeth Moss Kanter. Here are the 10 instances she’s found to be the most common.

Online Staffing Platform Businesses: Competitive Landscape

24 September 2012

  • "Online Staffing" now a $1B industry
  •  High growth: revenues, new entrants
  • "Technology-based play"-- low markups

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