Recent Updates

Research Report: A Great Deal

27 July 2011

Why using temps gives buyers flexibility and savings.


Straight Talk from the Customer

27 July 2011

Stand Out: Be honest about what you can —and can’t — deliver.


You Ask, We Answer

27 July 2011

Gross margin movement


Ask the Procurement Guy: Setting Performance Goals

27 July 2011

A reader wonders which criteria should be focused on when setting performance goals for a CW program. Bryan Peña, The Procurement Guy, responds. Hint: It’s not all about savings.


Heard on the Street: Linking Bonus to CW Results

27 July 2011

Because labor is a major component of cost for many companies, that becomes an outcome a CW group might be measured on. As a result, some companies are beginning to tie bonuses to such metrics.


Behind the News: Europe: Why Staffing Association Membership Matters

27 July 2011

There are a number of associations throughout the world that represent staffing firms. Their efforts on behalf of their membership can have significant effects on companies that use staffing services.


Because You Asked: IC: The Pandora’s Box

27 July 2011

Delving into whether your independent contractors are properly classified can be likened to opening Pandora’s Box, but it’s one that’s necessary to open.


Feature: An Inside Look at the Emerging Role of Program Managers

13 July 2011

One minute they’re helping a befuddled supervisor hone a complex requisition, the next they’re spearheading a multi-million dollar staffing RFP. These new contingent workforce program managers are blazing the trail.


In the Spotlight: "Our workers go the extra mile"

13 July 2011

Barbara Massa, vice president of global talent acquisition at McAfee Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., chats with CWS 30 about the McAfee brand, the expectations around temporary workers and the challenges of a global program.


Behind the News: Other EU Directives

13 July 2011

The EU's Agency Workers Directive, going into effect this December, has overshadowed other pending EU Directives that affect the use of contingent labor. One is the Sanctions Directive, which is designed to combat illegal immigration, and goes into effect this month.