Recent Updates

Japan moves to eliminate term limit on temp worker assignments

24 June 2015

A bill to revise a law that limits how long companies can keep a temp on assignment passed the House of Representatives last week.


Economic indicator roundup

24 June 2015

A summary of recent economic indicators as reported by government and independent agencies. Economic indicators can help senior managers gauge future demand for their company’s services so they can predict labor demands and related costs.


The VMS horizon: Innovations to look forward to

24 June 2015

What’s ahead in terms of product innovation and capability from VMS providers.  


Amazon reportedly developing delivery app

24 June 2015

Amazon is developing a mobile application that would, in some cases, pay individual people to drop off packages en route to other destinations, the Wall Street Journal reports.


European Listed Staffing 1Q15 Financial Results

23 June 2015

  • Discover how listed staffing firms performed in 1Q15.
  • Find out about activity levels and how turnover and net income have evolved.
  • See how the largest staffing firms fared.

2015 VMS Service Differentiators Report

22 June 2015

The shift in focus from more traditional temporary worker management to larger, more complex categories, coupled with global expansion efforts have driven VMS providers to expand and mature feature functionality, resulting in significant innovation and differentiation across the VMS landscape. This report,... More


Higher Risk, Higher Reward: IT Staffing Companies and Statement-of-Work Engagements

19 June 2015

  • What is driving the rise in SOW?
  • How are the risks and opportunities different than staffing?
  • Is this market a viable path to growth for your firm? 

The favorite hiding place for CW spend: Reclassifying SOW

17 June 2015

Misclassification is a common topic, but it's usually pertaining to independent contractors. Recently, statement-of-work misclassification is gaining notice of CW managers.


Integrating the workforce: Why you need total talent management

17 June 2015

If your company keeps its worker categories and their management in separate silos, it may stand to gain by considering the concept of total talent management.


FedEx to pay $228 million; ‘Right-to-control’ prompts settlement in IC lawsuit

17 June 2015

Following an appeals court decision that FedEx Ground's California drivers are employees, FedEx Corp. agreed to pay $228 million to settle a independent contractor misclassification lawsuit.