Recent Updates

What’s in a Name? A lot.

25 July 2012

In William Shakespeare’s best-known play, Juliet asks, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” When it comes to worker classifications, though, labels do matter, writes Ben Walker, director of professional services at Brightfield Strategies, in The... More

Skills Shortage? “Re-Skill” Workers

25 July 2012

With many companies stating they are having a difficult time finding candidates with the right skills, Harvard Business Review’s Matt Ferguson writes about some that respond by retraining workers.

CWS Risk Forum and CWS Summit

23 July 2012

Where do you find the tools and most pertinent information you need to manage a successful ecosystem? At the 2012 Contingent Workforce Risk Forum and Contingent Workforce Strategies Summit. Get a 360-degree perspective on managing a contingent workforce with an emphasis on mitigating risk.

Largest Staffing Firms in Ireland 2011

19 July 2012

  • Provides data on the size of the Irish Market
  • Understand how much it has grown
  • See who are the largest twenty firms

Pulling Out All the Stops to Find Difficult Skills

18 July 2012

Even as the national unemployment rate hovers around 8 percent, companies are struggling to find contract software developers and engineers. Here’s what some are doing about it.

Open the Doors to a Consultative Approach

18 July 2012

With more companies embracing flexible workforce models and becoming increasingly sophisticated, the procurement process has become very complex. Are you open to having a consultative relationship with your staffing supplier?  

Contract Watch: RPO Deals

18 July 2012

Recruitment process outsourcing is becoming more prevalent as companies realize the benefits to their bottom line. Here are two recently announced deals.

Blog: Why We Are Bullish on IT

18 July 2012

Continual innovation and advancement in various technologies have led to ever-increasing numbers of IT professionals needed to sustain, develop and support new creations, which in turn has propelled huge demand for contingent IT talent. There are a host of options out there, writes Editorial Director... More

Contingent Overcompliance?

18 July 2012

Are companies being overly cautious with respect to their contingent workforce compliance efforts? 

Why Options and Goals Must Be Defined

18 July 2012

Everyone likes to be given options when assigned tasks, but sometimes managers err when they don’t give clear enough goals, writes Ron Ashkenas for the Harvard Business Review.