Recent Updates

Europe Staffing Industry Share Performance

8 December 2014

  • See how the European Staffing Industry Share Index is doing.
  • Compare it with the US Index and the FTSE Euro Mid Cap Index.
  • Find out which companies performed best and worst. 

2014 Contractor Payrolling and IC Evaluation & Compliance Landscape

5 December 2014

  • Global, in-depth study of companies providing contractor payrolling, umbrella service and IC evaluation service
  • UK contractor payrolling/umbrella market estimated at $6 billion (global market exceeds $20 billion)
  • Find out which providers in market are largest, fastest-growing, and offer most... More

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: How do buyers select their staffing suppliers?

4 December 2014

  • Overwhelmingly, buyers report 'worker quality' to be their top consideration when selecting a staffing firm
  • Service quality and low cost were the next most important considerations 
  • 72% say procurement plays a key role in choosing staffing suppliers  

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Trends in supplier management strategies

4 December 2014

  • Buyers strategies for managing suppliers
  • Most common: approved list of suppliers
  • 62% of large buyers using VMS

Executive order on immigration could be good news for CW managers

3 December 2014

President Obama’s executive order on immigration won’t change H1-B visa numbers, but could signal good news for contingent workforce managers in other ways.


Does your staffing firm have an ‘I got this’ culture? — Staffing Stream

3 December 2014

Does your staffing firm have an “I got this” culture? To find out, take the six-question quiz in a new Staffing Stream post from Mary Ann McLaughlin of Butler Street.


AMN names new leader for MSP, RPO operations

3 December 2014

AMN Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: AHS) named Dan White as president of strategic workforce solutions, the role previously held by Bob Livonius.


Caught Unawares? Conducting audits helps avoid surprises, enhances program adoption

3 December 2014

Even if your program’s contractual metrics seem to be on track, there may be gaps or company policies that are holding your program back. An independent audit can reveal those issues.


Term limits have little to do with co-employment

3 December 2014

Limiting assignment length — known as “term limits” — is widespread in the contingent workforce world, and has many reasonable justifications. But avoiding co-employment risk isn’t one of them. Attorneys Eric Rumbaugh and Mark Lotito explain what your staffing firm and you need to understand... More


Give your stars a supporting cast: The ‘B’ players

3 December 2014

All organizations strive to attract top talent, but the overlooked “B” players provide more value than you may think. Thomas J. DeLong and Vineeta Vijayaraghavan explain in Harvard Business Review online.