Recent Updates

Why keeping tabs on staffing revenue is a smart move

4 November 2015

Why keeping an eye on staffing revenue in the segments that affect your organization can help with workforce planning.  

Snack food company, staffing providers to pay contingents more than $2 million

3 November 2015

A food manufacturer and its staffing providers will pay more than $2.1 million in back wages and damages to contingents who were not paid overtime.

Top Priorities for CW Programs

2 November 2015

  • Buyers reported a wide range of top priorities for their CW programs
  • Most common priority was reducing/controlling costs

Worker Profile Tracking - Understanding the Who, Where, and What of External Workforce

28 October 2015

  • Achieve visibility into your entire workforce 
  • Full replay on demand (approx. 1 hour)
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28 October 2015

In our annual Contingent Buyers Survey for North America, we ask large companies (1,000 or more employees) if VMS and/or MSP is currently in place in their organizations. 

Independent contractor status is getting another look, CW space is growing

28 October 2015

What were CWS summit attendees discussing last week? Here are some surprising trends.

Consulting with stakeholders: Avoid the herd mentality

28 October 2015

Why one-on-one stakeholder interactions are vital to ensuring proper communication.

Don’t forget to audit supply chain partner engagement requirements

28 October 2015

In the hectic volume and pace of running a CW program, it’s easy to lose sight of the suppliers’ compliance status.

SOW in Contingent Workforce Programs

27 October 2015

  • SOW comprised a median 25% share of buyers’ contingent workforce (CW) spend
  • Median SOW share of CW spend was lower among buyers of industrial staffing
  • Fifty-nine percent of buyers indicated that SOW is incorporated into their CW program

Create the right temp-erature

27 October 2015

A contingent worker explains how clients can ensure a successful assignment by creating the right environment. Read about it in Staffing Industry Review