Recent Updates

Court: DOL acted in ‘bad faith,’ upholds judgement in IC case

12 August 2015

The 5th Circuit Court awarded attorneys’ fees to a company that prevailed in what the court deemed a bad-faith independent contractor classification case brought by the US Department of Labor.

What does the ideal consultant look like?

12 August 2015

It takes a special breed to succeed as a consultant. Myriam Pericles, president of Alpha and Omega Consulting Group, writes about the qualities you and your recruiters should be looking for in Staffing Industry Review

SIA premium content

11 August 2015

2015 VMS & MSP Competitive Landscape report
ACA's effect on bill rates and strategies

Combating the skills shortage: Southwest is catching them young

11 August 2015

Many companies lament the skills shortage, but how are they addressing the problem? Here's what Southwest Airlines is doing.

2015 Largest Staffing Firms in Germany

10 August 2015

  • This report gives an overview of the market
  • Provides a figure for total market size
  • Lists the 50 largest staffing companies in Germany by revenue

IT staffing firms feature prominently on 2015 Largest List

8 August 2015

IT staffing firms led all other segments of the professional staffing sector in terms of representation on SIA’s recently updated list of largest U.S. staffing firms. 

European Commission approves 7S Group’s acquisition by ManpowerGroup

8 August 2015

The European Commission approved the acquisition of German staffing firm 7S Group by ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE: MAN).

Google independent contractor misclassification suit dismissed

8 August 2015

A case against Google brought by a former worker in New York claiming misclassification as an independent contractor has been dismissed, according to court records.

IT staffing firms start new company, will include VMS and MSP from CDI

8 August 2015

CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) joined with Acro Service Crop. and Mastech Inc. (NYSE: MHH) to form a new minority-owned company to provide technical, IT and engineering staffing. CDI will provide MSP, VMS and operational support,

Experis to acquire majority stake in Canadian IT staffing firm

8 August 2015

ManpowerGroup’s (NYSE: MAN) Experis division will acquire majority ownership of Canadian IT consulting firm Veritaaq.