Recent Updates

Costly temp: Agency nurse earns more than $3,000 in one day

6 August 2014

National Health Services (NHS) hospitals across the U.K. are so short-staffed that on the May 5 public holiday, one facility paid $3,000 for one agency nurse's 12-hour shift. Another hospital reportedly paid more than $4,200 for a doctor who worked the same day.


Training: Build it and they will come

6 August 2014

A new training program highlights a promising option for companies facing skills shortages and their staffing suppliers: People are lining up for training, paying a substantial fee when they land a job. Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram explains in The Contingent Blog.


IQNavigator sells MSP division

6 August 2014

IQNavigator, a vendor management system provider, announced this week it sold its managed service division to MSX International Inc., continuing a pattern of consolidation in the sector.


Smaller spend levels can call for a MSP/VMS

6 August 2014

When a company processes less than $20 million in annual temporary labor spend, does it make sense to deploy an MSP/VMS program? Operationally, administratively and financially, the answer is “yes,” asserts Joe O'Shea, director of client strategy and development for Superior Group, in The Staffing Stream.... More


CWS Council: Are you a member?

6 August 2014

CWS Council membership is designed exclusively for executives who have responsibilities related to their company's use of contingent/contractor/temporary workers and related solutions. Membership gives you full access to the expertise, knowledge and data of Staffing Industry Analysts.


By the Numbers: VMS

1 August 2014

  • Share of staffing buyers using VMS as a function of company size
  • Three-year moving average trend in VMS use
  • Percent of business conducted through a VMS

The Buzz: Help Wanted (and Found)

1 August 2014

A talent acquisition mobile technology is applied successfully to the hourly job market.


The Other Side: We Are People, Too

1 August 2014

Treating temps as humans rather than a strategy is rewarding.


Power Seller: Break It Down

1 August 2014

Tools to help sales staff be effective teachers and providers.


Expert’s Corner: VMS On-the-Go

1 August 2014

Using portable technology effectively to improve results.