Recent Updates

Illinois claims lead in auditing for misclassified ICs

20 August 2014

Illinois led the nation in auditing employers for independent contractor misclassification, the Illinois Department of Employment Security announced this month. Employers that get caught face penalties.


Japan’s Worker Dispatch Act amendments would ease temp usage restrictions

20 August 2014

Anticipated amendments to Japan’s Worker Dispatch Act could have a significant impact on the personnel policies and workforce management of Japanese companies, the most significant of which would be allowing companies to staff a greater number of positions with temporary workers for longer (indefinite)... More


SIA Conference: 2014 CWS Summit

20 August 2014

Employer branding aligns recruitment and retention activities with business goals to affect the bottom line, drive market competitiveness, and dictate the future of the organization. Learn more about this topic and others at the CWS Summit, Oct. 8-9, in Las Vegas.


2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Short‐term and long‐term contingent workforce projections

18 August 2014

  • Buyers continue to remain bullish with respect to near‐term hiring plans
  • The majority of respondents plan to increase the size of their workforce in the next two years
  • We also asked buyers about their long-term plans with respect to types of labour employed

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Which factors encourage/discourage use of contingent labour?

18 August 2014

  • Contingent buyers were asked “All else being equal, do the following factors tend to encourage or discourage use of contingent workers in your organisation?”
  • Top factors motivating use of contingent work among buyers include: variable workload levels, rapid growth, and lower risk with “try... More

European Legs & Regs Advisor July 2014

18 August 2014

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris network of law firms
  • We have covered a variety of legal developments, including legislative reform and court rulings
  • Data has been gathered from across Europe

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Trends in satisfaction with staffing suppliers, VMS, MSP, and job boards

18 August 2014

  • A satisfaction score for primary staffing suppliers (NPS) was measured at -24%
  • Attitudes of procurement respondents compared to HR and General Management respondents towards VMS varied greatly
  • Buyers were least satisfied with job boards, which scored a NPS of -26%, largely due to dissatisfaction... More

The human resources technology revolution — Staffing Stream

13 August 2014

Stephen Robert Morse of SkillBridge discusses Human resources technology in a new post in The Staffing Stream.


Job and salary growth forecast for Indian IT sector

13 August 2014

The number of jobs in India’s information technology sector is expected to increase 6 percent in the current financial year, reports domain-b.com.


TEKsystems, On Assignment among largest IT staffing firms

13 August 2014

The five largest suppliers of information technology staffing in the U.S. include TEKsystems, On Assignment Inc. (NYSE: ASGN) and more.