Recent Updates

Controlling Staff Turnover to Reduce Costs

15 December 2011

  • Roughly one in eight employees left a job last year.
  • The cost of these moves can be very high.
  • Use the tools here to measure and cost staff turnover.

We would be very keen to hear from anybody who would like to anonymously benchmark their own figures. If this is of interest to you please... More


Global: Expanding to the Asia Pacific

14 December 2011

In November, we began a multi-part series on the unique business risks associated with doing business in the Asia Pacific Region. This week, guest author Martin Glick discusses challenges in implementing a CW management program in the region.


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.